The Centre Culturel Irlandais is delighted to announce the recipients of its Artist residencies, Language bursaries, Romilly Walton Masters Performance Award, Old Library and Historical Archives fellowship and Rev. Liam Swords Foundation bursary for 2019-20.
36 artists across the spectrum of artistic backgrounds will spend from one month to three months in Paris to develop their proposed projects.
This year sees CCI partnering 14 organisations: Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Contemporary Music Centre, Design & Crafts Council of Ireland, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, Draoícht, Ealaín na Gaeltachta, Graphic Print Studio, Kilkenny Arts Office, Limerick City and Council, Literature Ireland, Music Network, Suki Tea, Visual Artists Ireland and The Well Review.
Sarah Francis & Una Mullally
Jan Carson in association with Literature Ireland
Miriam Gamble in association with the Arts Council of Northern Ireland
Ronan Ryan in association with The Well Review
Mawuli Boevi in association with Limerick City and Council
Mairead Hickey in association with Music Network
Finola Merivale in association with Contemporary Music Centre
Breanndán Ó Beaglaioch in association with Ealaín na Gaeltachta
Neil Ó Loclainn
Liam O Maonlaí
Nick Roth in association with Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council
Shane Mac an Bhaird
Sian Ní Mhuirí in association with Draiocht
Zoe Ní Riordáin
Ailbhe Barrett in association with Graphic Print Studio
Kevin Callaghan in association with Design & Crafts Council of Ireland
Cecilia Danell in association with VAI and Suki Tea
Shane Lynam in association with Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council
Deirdre O’Mahony in association with Kilkenny Arts Office
11 bursaries for the month of August 2019 have been awarded to cultural and media professionals who wish to improve their French language skills for professional purposes.
Karl Burke Photographer
Sinéad Burke Writer, academic and broadcaster
Ann Curran Photography lecturer and researcher
Diego Fasciati Irish National Opera
Conor Horgan Film director, photographer
Madeleine Keane Journalist, writer
Anne Mathews Communications professional
Maria McManus Poet
Ricki O’Rawe Academic
Marian Richardson Broadcaster
Sharon Rolston Music Network
Romilly Walton-Masters Performance Award
For the third year, the Walton-Masters family is supporting a performance in CCI by an emerging performer or group working in the areas of experimental theatre, music, dance, film or visual art; this award has been granted to Aoibheann Greenan (with invited performers and members of collective East London Cable) for a performance of La Chambre Verte.
Old Library and Historical Archives Fellowship
A Fellowship Bursary for 4 weeks commencing in June 2019 has been awarded to Suzanne Lyle (Arts Council of Northern Ireland) to undertake an art-historical study of the patronage and production of CCI’s illuminated Flemish Psalter.
A Fellowship Bursary for 4 weeks commencing in July 2019 has been awarded to Mary Louise O’Donnell (Maynooth University) to conduct a survey of sacred and secular music from c.1750 to 1950 in the collections of the Old Library and Historical Archives.
The Rev. Liam Swords Foundation Bursary
This bursary provides financial support to a student of talent from the Irish Higher Education Sector to pursue his/her studies/research/training for 3 months based at Centre Culturel Irlandais. The 2019 bursary has been awarded to Stephen Griffin, a PhD student reading history at the University of Limerick who will be investigating the extent to which the Irish diaspora engaged in diplomatic affairs in ancien regime Europe.