Previous Residents

Find out more about our previous artists-in-residence

2015

Katherine Waugh

 

September - January 2016

Katherine Waugh is a writer, filmmaker and curator. She co-directed the award-winning film The Art of Time and recently co-curated Schizo Culture: Cracks in the Street, an exhibition and series of events at the Institut Français and SPACE London. While in Paris, Katherine will pursue her research on the influence Antonin Artaud had on contemporary art, film and literature for an experimental artistic project.


Tom Watt

Tom Watt 

September - December 2015

Tom Watt’s artistic practice focuses on altering the existing architecture of a space or temporarily assigning it a new function. He co-founded the RESORT projects in which a core group of artists move to unusual locations to conduct experiments in new methods of art-making. Recently he re-appropriated a reservoir storm drain in Belfast as a tunnel for skateboarding where he created a short film entitled 'Cave of Forgotten Dreams 2'. He will create a site-specific work for the courtyard of the CCI.

The Hare in Paris Savours, colours and music 27-29/09/15
Open studio: Tom Watt 12/11/15


Lioba Petrie

Lioba Petrie 

September - December 2015

Dublin-born cellist and member of the collective 3epkano, Lioba Petrie writes and performs film scores for classic, silent movies. Most recently, she has composed for the London-based "Limbik" theatre company and is co-curator of a monthly salon 'Kaleidoscope Night' in Dublin. Lioba will compose and perform her new score for short film La Jetée (1962) by Chris Marker.

Journées européennes du patrimoine 19-20/09/15
Launch evening: CCI Commissions 30/09/15


Tadhg O’Sullivan

Tadhg O’Sullivan 

September - December 2015

A talented young film-maker, Tadhg O’Sullivan has also worked as an editor, photographer, sound-designer and sound-artist with many Irish film-makers and artists including Pat Collins, Clare Langan, Mark Garry and Fiona Hallinan. He will concentrate on a literary adaptation of Malcolm Lowry's poem Through the Panama Canal while on residency at the CCI. http://tadhgosullivan.com/

Launch evening: CCI Commissions 30/09/15


Joe Hogan

Joe Hogan 

September - December 2015

Joe Hogan has worked as a basketmaker for over 35 years. For the last 15 years he has become increasingly interested in making artistic or sculptural baskets. This work is prompted by a desire to develop a deeper connection to the natural world that surrounds him. Poetry is another source of inspiration. He has published books on basket-making and participated in many international exhibitions. He will study objects in the Musée du Quai Branly and explore collaborations with French-based masters of his art. https://www.joehoganbaskets.com/

Joe Hogan 25/09/15
European Heritage Days  19 - 20/09 2015
Side by Side: Irish Design 2015 12/06 - 10/07 2015


Rhob Cunningham

Rhob Cunningham 

September - December 2015

Songwriter and performer Rhob Cunningham has released three albums. He has played across Ireland and the rest of Europe touring with Lisa Hannigan, Villagers and James Vincent McMorrow. During his residency, he will develop collaborations and refine his musical skills in response to the French capital.

Double bill: Inni-K and Rhob Cunningham 4/11/15


Paddy Bushe

Paddy Bushe 

September - November 2015

A widely published poet working in both English and Irish, Paddy Bushe’s most recent collection is My Lord Buddha of Carraig Eanna (2012). He was elected as a member of Aosdána in 2008. During his residency, Paddy will compose a bilingual series of poems responding to the artwork of the galleries and public spaces of Paris. He also intends to establish contact with French poets with a view to mutual translation.

La Médiathèque rencontre… Paddy Bushe & Caitriona O’Reilly 27/10/2015


Denyse Woods

Denyse Woods 

March - July 2015

Denyse Woods, who also writes as Denyse Devlin, is the author of five novels, including the critically-acclaimed Overnight to Innsbruck and the bestselling The Catalpa Tree. During her residency, Denyse will be researching a new novel and focusing particularly on Debussy’s discovery of Javanese gamelan (traditional ensemble music) at the World Fair in Paris in 1889.


Matthew Smyth

Matthew Smyth 

March - July 2015

Matthew Smyth is the producer of ANU Productions, Collapsing Horse Theatre, Dead Centre and 15th Oak Productions. While in Paris, he will be forging links between Irish and French independent companies and theatres and carrying out research on European funding and touring models.
 


Andrew Kearney

Andrew Kearney 

March - July 2015

Andrew Kearney is a mixed media artist whose practice involving installation, light and sound is almost always site-specific sites. While engaging with the both the real and the imagined spaces of the CCI, Kearney proposes to embark in an exploration that will result in a new stratum of meaning being generated. http://www.andrewkearney.net/

Open studio: Andrew Kearney 11/06/15


Róise Goan

Róise Goan 

March - July 2015

Róise Goan works variously as a curator, producer, writer and dramaturg in the performing arts. In 2007 she founded Project Brand New, a platform for new work across disciplines, and directed the Dublin Fringe Festival from 2008 to 2013. She also wrote the award-winning television series Aifric. While in Paris, Goan will conclude a research project on arts management.
 


Una Monaghan

Una Monaghan 

January - April 2015

Una Monaghan is a harpist, composer, and sound artist from Belfast. During her residency she will develop her performance work which recently has combined traditional music with bronze sculpture, sound art and movement sensors. Her compositions have been presented on BBC and RTE television and radio as well as at international festivals and conferences; in 2014 she created the sound design for the play Flesh and Blood Women directed by BAFTA award-winner Noreen Kershaw. http://www.unamonaghan.com/

Event with artist:
Open Studios: Seamus Harahan, Una Monaghan 12/03/2015


Eoin Heaney

Eoin Heaney 

January - April 2015

Eoin Heaney is an award-winning Irish filmmaker. His narrative and installation work has been funded by both the Irish Film Board and the Arts Council of Ireland. During his residency at the CCI, he will develop a new project based upon the work of Lucien Bull, the Irish-born pioneer of slow motion cinematography.

Event with artist:
Eoin Heaney 08/04/2015


Seamus Harahan

Seamus Harahan 

January - April 2015

Seamus Harahan is a visual artist with a practice that encompasses video, film, sound and installation. His work has been exhibited and screened nationally and internationally. He is a former director of Catalyst Arts Belfast. While at the CCI, Seamus will look at, listen to, engage with and explore the city while recording, filming, experimenting, collaborating and sounding out the streets and spaces of Paris and beyond. Work made during the residency will be exhibited at CCA Derry in Autumn, 2015.

Event with artist:
Open Studios: Seamus Harahan, Una Monaghan 12/03/2015
Seisiún avec Seamus Harahan 23/04/2015


Ronan Guilfoyle

Ronan Guilfoyle 

January - April 2015

Bassist and composer Ronan Guilfoyle has performed worldwide with top jazz artists and his Creative Rhythmic Concepts for Jazz Improvisation is considered a standard text. While at the CCI, Ronan will concentrate on composing “Joyce in Paris and Dublin”, the companion piece to his 2012 composition “Joyce in Dublin and Paris”, using spoken word, improvisation, and written material based on the works Joyce wrote while living in these two cities. http://www.ronanguilfoyle.com/

Event with artist:
Ternary 12 February, 2015


Mia Gallagher

Mia Gallagher 

January - April 2015

Mia Gallagher’s award-winning fiction has been published in Ireland and internationally. Her debut novel HellFire (Penguin, 2006) was widely acclaimed and excerpts from her second novel have been published in the US, UK, Ireland and Italy. While at the CCI, Mia plans to work on a series of stories exploring mythological transformations in a contemporary setting.

La Médiathèque rencontre… Bronagh Gallagher et Mia Gallagher 16/4/15
La Médiathèque rencontre… Mia Gallagher 7/4/15


Janet Moran

Janet Moran 

January - April 2015

Based in Dublin, actress Janet Moran has performed in all the major theatres in Ireland. She has worked and toured extensively with Corn Exchange Theatre Company. The play she co-wrote, Swing, played at the CCI in May 2014 and at the Irish Arts Center in New York, where it received the New York Times critics’ pick; a national tour of Ireland and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival followed. While at the CCI, Janet will research and write a play about the life of Eleonore Duplay known as La Veuve Robespierre.