Association Tournefou - two open calls

Association Tournefou - two open calls

Association Tournefou recently launched two calls for projects for a residence in drawing, and a residence in sculpture on wood/clay.

Artist-in-residence in sculpture on wood/clay: The artist's stay in residence is supported by the Essoyes municipality, the Renoir Cultural Center and the Association Tournefou in Palis, Aube department, the latter being an artistic and cultural center, as well as a priviledged place of residences for artists. This aim for the artist in this specific residence will be to conduct a work of creation and to permit public participation through following presentations :

  • A mediation with the public in the commune of Essoyes;
  • A mediation with the public at the Association Tournefou;
  • An exhibition of artist's works, at the end of his/her stay in residence, at the Renoir Cultural Center.

The duration of stay in residence is set from April 15 to June 15, 2020. This stay in residence will be the subject of a contract between the municipality of Essoyes, the Association Tournefou and the artist. This residence is designed for professional as well as emerging artists, whose discipline is sculpture on clay and/or on wood. The candidate must be motivated and show a sensibility in transmission and teaching skills. He/She must speak French fluently.

Paid by host:

  • Full board lodging  at the Association Tournefou (for a value amounting to 2500 euros + 500 euros for the cost of administration and following of the project). The lodging comprises: a 35m² creation studio and independent appartment, or single room with small kitchen, lounge and dining room to be shared with an artist in residence.
  • Creation-in-residence grant: 2000 € (including display rights for the exhibition/display in the frame of the exhibition of his/her works at the Renoir Cultural Center and the two mediations. These three actions will be subject of a specific contract).
  • Material costs will be taken in charge up to 500 €.
  • Artist's transportation: if the artist does not have a vehicule of his/her own, it is possible to organise his/her trips between the place of residence and the commune of Essoyes. Travel costs are taken in charge up to 500 €. Other transportation costs are in charge of the artist.

Artist-in-residence in drawing: This residence call is aimed at draughtsman/woman artist who will have to propose a work of original creation associating contemporary creation with XIXth and XIXth c. art history. The artist will have to highlight the fields of creation and « draw a parallel » between yesterday's and today's artists, between the museum's collections and contemporary artistic creation. The residence is oriented towards tranditionnal drawing techniques (pencel, pastel, charcoal, graphite,.. etc). Graphics, illustration and cartoons are not part of the residence's scope of application. The aim of the residence project will be to conduct a work of original creation and associate the public to it, by means of following presentations :

  • a mediation with the public at Camille Claudel museum;
  • a mediation with the public at Association Tournefou;
  • an installation of the works at the Camille Claudel museum.

The duration of residence is fixed from August 17 to October 18, 2020. This call for artist-in-residence is aimed at professional, as well as emerging artists working in the field of drawing. The candidate must be motivated and show a sensibility to transmission and education. He(she) must speak French.

Paid by host:

  • Full board accommodation at Association Tournefou (valued at 2500 euros): creation 35m² studio and independant apartment - or individual room, with kitchen to be shared with another resident.
  • Creation-in-residence grant: 2000 € (including transfer of rights of presentation at end of residence and the two mediations. These three actions will be subject of a specific contract).
  • Material fees are taken in charge, up to 500 €.
  • If the artist does not have a vehicule, there are possibilities to organise his/her movings with the residence team (car-sharing or other means of transportation are in charge of  artist-in-residence).

 

Selection of  laureate by the comitee will be made upon project propositions presented by candidates. Application files must be sent by email, in one PDF file (not exeeding 10 MB) to [email protected], with deadline November 25, 2019:

  • An argued note of intent describing your project and the steps that the artist envisage to carry it out.
  • A CV or biography
  • A file presenting your work already done, enhancing on recent works.
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