Season #4 > ACROSS, a curatorial and art critic's residency program > Open call (France)
Founded in 2010, thankyouforcoming operates as a platform to devise, facilitate, produce and foster art projects, by working closely with artists, art critics and curators.The association is based in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France.
ACROSS is a research and prospecting project, collaborative and experimental, which aims to:
– Introduce residents to the local artistic scenes and their territories,
– Enable the hosts to meet the cultural operators and visit the highlights of the area as well as its alternative scenes,
– Invite to reflect on and offer innovative critical approaches to projects developed in Nice and suburb, as well as in the associated towns (Mouans-Sartoux, Antibes, Cannes, Vence, Monaco etc),
– Counter-balance the logic of centralisation and rebalance the power relations between Paris and the French provinces, centre and suburbs, local and global, national and international,
– Devise a new operational tool for research, prospection and transmission through the mobility of its actors,
– Provide a framework allowing for the mobility of curators and critics, and make it visible,
– Offer the possibility to frame a specific work or deepen a line of research,
– Create opportunities for meetings, initiate and enable an environment for exchanges and discussions to foster common experiments.
Among the terms of residency are:
> 1 opportunity for a 7-day residency is available for each resident, between February and April 2019 (choice of the week to be decided between thankyouforcoming and the selected candidates).
> thankyouforcoming provides a 40m2 fully equipped apartment in the center of Nice (port area). > Return travel expenses refunded (subject to the provision of receipts) up to EUR 250 for each residency.
> A total grant of EUR 150 is offered for 7 days.
> The organisers are at the disposal of the resident, before and during the residency period, to facilitate contacts and organise visits and meetings with artists, institutions, curators, collectors, galleries, museums etc. on the French Riviera (Nice, Monaco, Mouans-Sartoux, Antibes, Cannes, Vence etc). The resident is committed to respect the agreed schedule with thankyouforcoming.
Deadline: 23 September 2018