ACCR (France) > Odyssée artist-in-residency programme

Appel pour le programme Odyssée - résidences en France


With the support of the French Ministry of culture, the ACCR has been coordinating, the Odyssée artist-in-residency programme. The programme 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 550 artists from over 76 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.

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, Afganistan, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine,Tunisia ;

  • Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Costa Rica, Chile, Haiti, Cuba;

  • Benin, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, South Africa;

  • Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam.

Artists, researchers and culture professionals wanting to apply for a residency period in 2018 within a French Cultural Center, have to send their projects to the selected center, with one copy to the ACCR office.

The Odyssée artist-in-residency programme 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.

Deadline: 13 December 2017

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