Create and Fire Station Artists’ Studios Remote Residency Award

Deadline: 17 May, 5.30pm

We are delighted to announce a new Remote Residency, in partnership with Fire Station Artists’ Studios, for collaborative socially engaged artists with first-hand experience of displacement and/or histories of intergenerational migration.  

For this residency, candidates may or may not self-identify as refugee, migrant or otherwise through lived experience and/or second generational memories.

The residency is funded through the Arts Council of Ireland’s Artist in the Community Scheme, which is managed by Create. This residency opportunity is offered through a partnership between Create and Fire Station Artists’ Studios.  Expressions of Interest must be received by 5.30pm on the 17th May 2021.
Create News 30 – Art, Language and Migration


Francesca La Morgia, originally from Italy, has been involved in a range of community projects primarily with migrant families in Ireland and in the UK for a number of years. In 2017, she created Mother Tongues, a non-profit organisation that aims to support migrant families in raising children with two or more languages. Francesca is the curator of the Mother Tongues Festival, the only festival in Ireland that focuses on multilingualism. This conversation, with Create’s Cultural Diversity Researcher Evgeny Shtorn, encompasses Francesca’s experience as a migrant, an academic, an artist, and her motivation for establishing the Mother Tongues Festival

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