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January 2014

Visual Arts
Exhibition "ÃŽle Seguin 11/22/11" - Analyse & Experiment, session #9
Guest Speaker: Alexandre Quoi (FR) with Tim Maul (USA)
11 January 2014
With the support of the French Embassy in Ireland, Black Church Print Studio has invited Alexandre Quoi (Marseille, FR), a young contemporary art historian, researcher and curator to be a key participant in the Studio’s bi-annual discursive event Analyse &  Experiment. This event is an integral part of the exhibition ÃŽle Seguin 11/25/11, which features the New York based photographer and critic Tim Maul. The show is curated by Valerie Connor and will run at the gallery of Black Church Print Studio from 9th – 25th January 2013.

Alexandre Quoi was appointed Associate Professor in Contemporary Art History at the Aix-Marseille University in 2013. This year, he will also lecture at the National School of Photography, Arles, as an invited professor. Most recently, Quoi was the Research Officer at Centre Pompidou-Metz.

A&E session: Alexandre Quoi
Saturday 11 January 2013, at 3pm
as part of the exhibition, Ile Seguin 11/25/11 (9-25 January 2014)
@ The Library Project, 4 Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Admission Free - (0)1 6773629 
Job Vacancy Notice
The French Embassy is recruiting!

The Cultural & Scientific Service of the French Embassy in Ireland seeks an Assistant with Responsibility for Scientific missions.

For more information, please visit the French Embassy website as the offer will be published soon:

17 January - 17 February 2014
Unifrance Films present My French Film Festival, the 4th edition of the worldwide, online film festival celebrating French cinema. is an innovative concept to let you discover young French creation and share your love of French cinema with Internet users across the globe.
Ten French features and ten French shorts are in competition. Between 17 January and 17 February film lovers all over the world will be able to access all the films proposed by the 2014 on-line French film festival.
Available in 13 languages
"Les Biches" by Claude Chabrol @ Dublin Film Qlub

18 January 2014
The Film Qlub is a special interest club, catering for film-lovers in Dublin, screening one film every month, as part of a series of themed seasons. All the films selected are of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community. The Film Qlub aims to bring back to the screen a series of forgotten classics and rarely screened films, all of which are arty, sexy, and committed.
Les Biches  by Claude Chabrol (1968)
In French with English Subtitles
Saturday 18 January 2014,
2.30pm (doors 2pm)
@ New Theatre (entrance through Connolly Books), 43 East Essex street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Day membership: €8.00 - Free tea & coffee
Residency opportunity in Irish Cultural Centre, Paris

Deadline: 27 January 2014
Irish/Irish-based artists are invited to apply for residencies at the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris.

Artists in residence have been appointed on an annual basis since the Centre Culturel Irlandais opened in the Irish College in October 2002. The residency programme gives recipients the chance to spend time in Paris and engage with one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world.

For a residency between August 2014 and July 2015, the deadline for receipt of application is 17.00 on Monday 27 January 2014. 

To apply contact:

Further information:
A New Website for the Lycée Français d'Irlande
The Lycée Français d'Irlande is a French teaching institution, approved by the French Department of Education and attached to the Agency for French Teaching Abroad (l'Agence pour l’Enseignement Français à  l’Etranger - AEFE) through a convention.
The Lycée Français d’Irlande has launched its new website. It is an updated and more user-friendly version. The entire school community will find updated news on the LFI’s school life. External visitors will be able to find useful information on admissions, curricula and services.
The LFI looks forward to welcoming you on its new website at
Teaching Assistant in France 2014/2015 

Deadline: 3 February 2014
This scheme is aimed at students who are aged between 20 and 35, who have completed at least two years of higher education in modern languages by the time they take up their post and who have a working knowledge in the French language. All eligible students will be entitled to a stipend.

The assistantship is a unique opportunity and a valuable life experience. As well as improving their language skills and confidence in speaking, gaining in-depth knowledge of French life and culture, a year abroad can also boost student future employability.

For those interested in taking part in this program, please visit

Deadline for Applications:
3rd February 2014
CAMPUS FRANCE at the PostGraduate Fair in the University of Limerick

5 February 2014
France offers a network of more than 3500 institutions of higher education, both private and public, for all subjects, at all levels as well as courses taught in English. 

Campus France, the French national agency for the promotion of higher education, international student services, and international mobility will host a stand at the PostGraduate Fair in the University of Limerick on Wednesday 5th of February 2014, from noon to 3pm.

If you have any queries about studying in France, stop by at our stand! We will be pleased to help !
Digital Cinema
The Digital Platform of the Institut Français

Free Online Download Platform
The Institut Français, France’s International Agency for Cultural Policy affiliated to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, offers IFCINEMA, an Internet portal that enables to download films to organise NON-commercial film clubs easily across the nation (Universities, Cultural Centres, Associations,  Schools,…).
This exclusive service is free and allow access to movies in the most diverse areas, with or without ADSL and presents a varied selection French film and World cinema, thematic cycles and additional bonus such as video, photos, articles, and educational kits.

This platform is now also available to teachers.
If you wish to avail of this service, please contact the Cultural Service of the French Embassy with your project.
To see the online catalogue visit:
Cultural Service
Embassy of France in Ireland
66 Fitzwilliam Lane
Dublin 2,

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