08.02.2016

Open call - 2016 Grant Programme - Le CouveNt (France)

Grant Programme Description

The “le CouveNt” Grant for artists encourages the mobility of young artists as well as the expression of cultural diversity. The grant is aimed to worldwide emerging artists, from all disciplines, willing to create new works at “le CouveNt”.

To apply, the artist must have a precise project and commit themselves to execute it during his/herresidency at "le CouveNt ”.

The art works produced during the residency at "le CouveNt “belong to the artist who is engaged to disclosing and introducing their artistic project to an audience in one of the exhibition areas at the end of his/her residency. Le CouveNt will publish a brochure and posters to show proof of the work achieved during the in-training residency

The artist might be requested to introduce his/her work to visitors & outside the time dedicated to creation, the artist will be called upon to show their work to an audience. Also and upon previous agreement with the artist, meetings and workshops shall be organised for different audiences allowing exchange, and involvement in the creation process.

Type of grant: Creation training

Length: 4 weeks

Period: artists have the choice between two residency periods:

  • - July 2nd to July 30th 
  • - August 2nd to August 30th  

Origin of the candidates: any country without exceptions

Languages: all languages (must be able to communicate in French, English or Spanish)

Age limit: 35 years maximum

 

 

Content of the Grant Programme

1st Prize - 1 artist with full coverage of:

- Travelling expenses

- Lodging expenses

- Food expenses

- Art materials expenses (up to 200 €)

- Individual room with bathroom

- access to shared kitchen & dining room

- Individual workshop

- Open studio

- Use of Le Couvent's car


2nd Prize - up to 3 artists with coverage of:
 
- Lodging expenses
 
- Food expenses
 
- Individual room with bathroom
 
- access to shared kitchen & dining room
 
- Individual workshop
 
- Open studio
 
- Use of Le Couvent's car

3rd Prize - up to 5 artists with coverage of :

- Lodging expenses : 50%

- Individual room with bathroom

- access to shared kitchen & dining room

- Individual workshop

- Open studio

- Use of Le Couvent's car

Deadline: 21 March

Find all details here and in the application form 

Please not that there is a non refundable 30€ fee