A private apartment and studio (to share) at the Art Center. A 3000€ grant including expenses and production. Group of artists can also postulate, the grant will remain the same.
A file, PDF file or CD with pictures of the works and/or the exhibitions and DVD for video artworks.-
A text about your work (1 page maximum).
A note presenting your expects to carry out during your stay (1 page maximum).
The applications must be sent either by mail (write “Second Homes” at the back of the envelope) or by email (write “Second Homes” in the email subject) at [email protected]
The Parc Saint Léger supports research and production in contemporary art through the organisation of artists’ residencies. These are held following either a call for applications within the framework of one of their two programmes – Résidences Secondaires or Excellence des métiers d'art – or by invitation to exhibit at the art centre or as part of the Hors les Murs programme.
THE SECOND HOMES RESIDENCY
Since 2007, the Parc Saint Léger, French Contemporary Art Center, offer twice a year a program of 3 months residencies, dedicated to the emerging creation: the “Second Homes”. Each year, a jury selects 4 artists or group of artists for the next year. The “Second Homes” program wishes to discover, support and promote the work and practices of french and foreign artists. The Contemporary Art Center undertakes the artists’ production and helps them get access to national and international networks. Also, the Contemporary Art Center tends to give to the artists in residency technical and human means to work in the best conditions.
See all information about the Open Call here.
According to their wishes, the artists might have the opportunity to develop a project in parallel with the Art Center’s activities or with associated partners in the territory. The candidates can propose a specific research project for the residency, linked or not with the territory
460 m2 of exhibition space, documentation center with more than 4000 books on contemporary art
The Parc Saint Léger is situated within the site of an ancient thermal station of Pougues-les-Eaux and the county property, only 2 hours and a half from Paris.
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