2016 Odyssée Artist-in-Residency Program for Artist, France (1200€ per month & Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: November 7th 2015

Odyssée artist-in-residency program is aimed 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 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 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. The period of residency can vary between 1 and 6 months.

The 2016 call for projects is open.
  • It 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
− Canada
Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa
− Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Georgia.
Benefits:
  • 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 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.
  • The period of residency can vary between 1 and 6 months.
Applications:
  • 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, before November 7th, 2015.
  • Applications for a residency period in the area of cultural management and networking are to be sent directly to the ACCR, before November 7th, 2015.
    – by post to : ACCR, Hôtel de Massa, 38 rue du Faubourg Saint Jacques, 75014 Paris, France
    – by e-mail to : info@accr-europe.org, including “Odyssée 2016” as the subject.
Applications should include:
• Curriculum vitae / short biography;
• Personal project for the residency period in line with the global project of the welcoming center;
• Cover letter;
• Recommendation letter;
• Copy of passport or national identity card.
Timeline:
• January 2016: Odyssée Commission deciding on the applications
• February 2016: Answers to applications
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