2013 International residences at Couvent des Récollets, ParisSaturday, May 19th, 2012 Categories: Art Residencies, Updates
The purpose of the residence programme is to host artists and writers who have a specific project to develop in Paris. This project should preferably be carried out in partnership with a previously specified local institution or another structure, company, or artist, in Paris or the surrounding area for artists in the fields of visual or performing arts, and for writers as part of a research project. The project should be developed in Paris, in harmony with the host town and its cultural environment. This residence, which is a privileged period of reflection and creativity for the artist, will contribute to the presence and visibility of international artists in Paris.
COUVENT DES RECOLLETS
Deadline: June 17, 2012
Application fee: none
This programme is intended for individual established writers and artists. The candidates must :
- have a minimum of 5 years of professional experience,
- show evidence of previous work and of an artistic career that is already significantly developed,
- speak French or English,
- be able to free themselves from other professional activities during the period of the residency
3 consecutive months without interruption and limited travels abroad. The residences will take place from January to December 2013.
The Institut français will allocate a 1500 € fixed monthly allowance. This is intended to cover living expenses such as food, local transport, etc. The City of Paris will cover the rent of the accommodation at the Couvent des Récollets for the duration of the residency. The residences are not suitable for families and pets are forbidden. Before arrival in France, the candidate must take out health insurance coverage which includes repatriation if necessary. Travel expenses to and from France are the responsibility of the artist. The applications should be completed online at the website “international residences at Récollets”: http://www.international-recollets-paris.org.
Deadline for the 2013 applications: June 17, 2012