[artinfo] RECOLLETS-CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2006
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Mon Jun 12 13:40:22 CEST 2006
Jelentkezési határidő: 2006. június 21.
INTERNATIONAL RESIDENCE AT COUVENT DES RECOLLETS
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2006
e-mail : contact at centre-les-.com
Site Web: www.centre-les-recollets.com
The City Hall of Paris and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs offer
foreign artists a resident's programme at the Récollets International
Accommodation and Exchange Centre, a prestigious building inaugurated in
2003, on the banks of Saint Martin Canal, in the heart of Paris, to foreign
artists specialized in any discipline.
This programme is targeted to confirmed writers and artists who will be
selected by a board of examiners on the basis of a project they would like
to develop in Paris during their stay. This project can be carried out at
the invitation of a Paris art institution within the framework of a
programme of cultural cooperation or as a personal artistic research
The winners are hosted in one of the 6 studios, the sizes of which range
from 50 to 85 m2 for a 3 to 6 months period. At the end of their stay, the
artists must write a report on their stay.
PROFILE OF APPLICANTS
- At least 5 year professional experience
- justified of a participation in international festivals of performing arts
(theatre, dance) a participation in important international artistic events
( biennial contemporary art festivals, exhibitions in international
museums), or publication of scripts.
LENGTH OF STAY
From 3 to 6 months depending on the project submitted by the artist. The
board of examiners can exceptionally decide in favour of a shorter stay for
CONDITIONS OF STAY
Winners will be accommodated in a studio put at their disposal by the City
of Paris at the Récollets International Exchange and Accommodation Centre,
150-154 rue du Faubourg Saint Martin – 75010 Paris. The Department of
Cultural Affairs will help the selected artists to make the necessary steps
in Paris and foster contacts with Paris cultural institutions.
Available studios, whose areas range from 50 to 85 m2, are all equipped with
a kitchen recess, bed and working space. Household linen is provided and
cleaning is done twice a week. These studios are neither equipped nor
adapted to families with children. Since the studios are not soundproof,
artists, whose practice is likely to create any inconvenience to other
residents cannot be accepted.
AID TO PROJECTS
A 1500 € monthly allowance is allocated by the ministry of Foreign Affairs
to support the artists' projects, and an assurance in case of illness during
the stay. It's also possible to open a bank account in Paris if you can
justify being a regular client of a bank in your own country.
A contribution to round-trip tickets between the artist's city of origin and
Paris is considered by the cultural services of French Embassies in their
Go to online registration
Deadline for applications: June 21, 2006.
Meeting of the commission: October 2006.
Results will be sent by e-mail during the week following the meeting of the
In case of administrative problem, please contact :
emmanuelle.lavaud at paris.fr
In case of technical problems with the registration, please contact :
support-recollets at studio-mondomix.com
Cultures services of the French Embassy and the Delegation of French
Alliance in your country can also help you with your registration.
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