05.05.2014

Artistic Residency opportunity for artists from Germany & Mediterranean region

Individual artists and scholarsor groups of up to 4 people from Germany and the Mediterranean region are invited to apply for the program of the Camargo Foundation and the Goethe-Institut until 30 May 2014.

Particular consideration will be given to projects and ideas that work within the following aspects: art in public space, urban development, architecture, sustainability, site-specific projects, performance, interactive installations, light and sound installations and participative projects. Questions of dramaturgy and audiences should be considered. Interdisciplinary approaches by more than one candidate and experimental hybrid forms will be privileged. The residence will preferably take place in September 2014or December 2014/January 2015.

The residency is initiated by the Goethe-Institut France and the Camargo Foundation as a long-term project. Its aim is to offer artists and scholars living and working in Germany and the Mediterranean region a space in which they can creatively develop and work together with local artists and scholars in the context of the Euro-Mediterranean region. The program promotes mutual cultural exchange to allow the internationalguests and the local artistic and scientific community to benefit from the perspective of the other andbroaden its horizon. Workshops and encounters with students and professionals workingin the same area as well as a dialogue with the publicwill be organized. The international artists and scholars will be accompanied during their experience by the office of the Goethe-Institute in Marseille as well as the Camargo Foundation.

The program offers:

1. A single global grant of 3.000€ to the project selected, to cover costs linked to the residency (including travel costs, monthly allowance and cost of materials for the chosen artist(s) and/or scholar(s))

2. accommodation –a fully equipped apartment with bathroom and kitchen in the Camargo Foundation.

Applicants must be professionally active in the listed disciplines. At least one person in the group must have his/hermain place of residence in Germany. A priority will be given to teams in which some members are located in the Mediterranean region (this includes the PACA region, European countries as well as the Southern and Eastern neighboring countries of the Mediterranean region).

The application of young candidates is strongly encouraged.

Deadline for applications: 30 May.

Find all the details in the file attached.

Artistic residence_call for applications-4-2.pdf (PDF)