Art Explora / Cité Internationale des arts: Residency Programme for Artists and Researchers (France)


The Art Explora Foundation and the Cité internationale des arts are collaborating to co-construct a unique residency programme for French and international artists and researchers. The first session will begin in March 2021.

There are two programmes:

SOLO programme: Only for artists.
Residence of 6 months from March 2021 onwards. 2 sessions per year, each of which will welcome 6 artists (12 artists welcomed each year): March-August and September-February.
DUO programme: For a collaboration between a researcher and an artist.
Residency of 3 months starting in March 2021. 4 sessions per year, each of which will host an artist-researcher duo (4 artists and 4 researchers welcomed each year): March-May, June-August, September-November, and December-February.

Both programmes are open to artists and researchers of all nationalities, of any age, who can justify a minimum of five years of professional activity. Eligible artistic disciplines: visual arts, performing arts, digital art.

Eligible areas of research: humanities, social sciences, sciences, technological innovation & sustainable development, art criticism & exhibition curating.

Artists and researchers will have to present a project that questions the art/science links and on the theme of scientific exploration, technological exploration and exploration of the world by promoting emerging art scenes.

Every resident will benefit from:
A 6-month residency for artists in the SOLO programme; a 3-month residency for artists and researchers in the DUO programme.
A housing studio of about 50m2, fully equipped and furnished.
A grant of 1000 euros per month.
A production grant of up to 3000 euros, delivered according to the specificities of the project.
An assistance to the implementation of the project.
A round trip paid by the foundation.

More information:

Deadline: 6 November 2020