Deadline: 7 November 2015
Open to: artists, researchers and culture professionals coming from countries other than France, applications from certain coutries will be examined in priority (see the list below)
Fellowship: EUR 1200 per month and the refunding of travel fees
With the support of the French Ministry of culture and communication, the ACCR has been coordinating the Odyssée artist-in-residency program. The program is aiming at artists, researchers and culture professionals from countries other than France wanting to develop projects within French Cultural Centers – Historic Monuments. More than 400 artists from over 50 different countries have taken part in the program, developing projects in different areas such as music, architecture, arts and crafts, visual arts, dramatic writing, novel writing, scriptwriting, animated film-making, photography and journalism. The period of residency can vary between 1 and 6 months.
The program is aiming at artists, researchers and culture professionals coming from countries other than France. Applications from the following countries will be examined in priority:
- Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Palestine, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Irak;
- Afghanistan, Burma, China, Korea, India, Japan;
- Brazil, Haiti, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Cuba, Colombia;
- Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa;
- Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Georgia.
The Odyssée artist-in-residency program allows residents whose projects have been selected by a CCR (Centre Culturel de Rencontre), member of the French network, to receive EUR 1200 per month and the refunding of their travel fees (up to a determined level according to the citizen’s country). Residents are staying free of charge, within the Centre that has accepted them. Whenever possible, the Centre puts at their disposal material necessary for their residency project.
How to apply?
The deadline for applications is 7 November 2015. Applications should include:
- Curriculum vitae / short biography;
- Personal project for the residency period in line with the global project of the welcoming center (see the list of welcoming centers HERE);
- Cover letter;
- Recommendation letter;
- Copy of passport or national identity card.
Applications for a residency period in the area of artistic and cultural projects must be in line with the artistic project of the selected French cultural center. Artists, researchers and culture professionals wanting to apply for a residency period in 2015 within a French Cultural Center, have to send their projects to the selected center, with one copy to the ACCR office.
Applications for a residency period in the area of cultural management and networking are to be sent directly to the ACCR by post to:
Hôtel de Massa
38 rue du Faubourg Saint Jacques
75014 Paris, France
or by e-mail to: email@example.com, including “Odyssée 2016” as the subject.
For more information please visit the official website.