Open Call | Centre Culturel Irlandais Residencies 2017

cci-logoDeadline: Wednesday 11 January 2017, 5pm GMT

Artists in residence have been appointed on an annual basis since the Centre Culturel Irlandais was inaugurated in October 2002. Through the residencies and its diverse cultural programme, the Centre Culturel Irlandais showcases Ireland’s dynamic contemporary culture on an international stage.

Who can apply
Applicants must be Irish citizens or normally resident in Ireland, with professional involvement in creative practice.

How to apply
Please submit an on-line application form via the website. Applications by post or e-mail cannot be accepted.

A clear indication of the focus of the residency will be required together with a record of professional achievement: details of publications, exhibitions, performances, compositions, prizes, awards and related aspects of practice, as well as experience of other residencies. Visual artists must have had at least one solo exhibition and writers one published work.

Any familiarity with French culture and language should be indicated.

VAI Suki Tea Award 2016
One of the residencies in the 2017 Programme is in partnership with VAI. It is a 2-month residency with the The Visual Artists Ireland Suki Tea Art Prize. The prize is open to all professional artists resident in Northern Ireland and all Visual Artists Ireland members in the Republic of Ireland working in all visual art forms at all career stages. Please indicate in your biography if you are a member of VAI.

When to apply
The deadline for applications is at the beginning of January each year for residencies running from September of the same year to June of the following year. Applicants will be notified of the outcome in March. Current call for applications: 9 November 2016 to 11 January 2017 for residencies between September 2017 and July 2018.

Terms and Conditions

  • The residency is open to practitioners in all art forms, within the limits of the facilities available in the Centre.
  • The bursary covers travel and accommodation in the Centre Culturel Irlandais. The artist is expected to spend the period agreed in the Centre.
  • Each resident artist will receive a stipend of €700 per month.
  • The artist in residence will be asked to participate in the cultural programme of the Centre Culturel Irlandais.

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