Open Call | ACROSS Art Critic/Curator Residencies on French Riviera

Application deadline: Sunday 23 September, midnight.

In 2015, thankyouforcoming launched ACROSS, a curatorial and art critic’s residency program run from Nice. 18 international professionals have successfully taken part of the program so far.

During Summer 2018, thankyouforcoming launches an international call for applications for 2 art critics and/or curators.

Terms of the residency:

  • 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 organizers 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.
  • The resident is requested to propose a public event during his or her stay. Designed in advance of the residency, it will be developed with the support (intellectual, logistical and financial) of thankyouforcoming. The shape of this event is open, examples include: a reading session, lecture, presentation of research in progress, exhibition, walk, screening session etc. The content and the form of this public event should be defined with and approved by thankyouforcoming at least 60 days prior to the residency period. A record of the residency and this event in particular will be posted on our website. Fee: 150€ VAT, subject to the provision of invoice.
  • If he or she wants to, the resident is also given the opportunity to be guest of the program « Coming together » (« Provoquer la rencontre ») of DEL’ART association, a 2 hour-long meeting and experience sharing dedicated to art students and young artists. Fee: 100€ VAT, subject to the provision of invoice.
  • ACROSS’s residency programme is opened to all individuals, French or foreigners, who have curating and/or art critic experience. The candidate must be particularly involved in a research area around the renewal of critical and curatorial practices and develop a particular interest in extradisciplinary investigations. Motivated, enthusiastic, independent. Team applications are subjected to the same conditions, to be shared.

To apply, please send the application form (in French or English) in one PDF file (vertical, A4 format, 5 Mo maximum) via e-mail to: acrossresidency@gmail.com.

For more information and application form visit: thankyouforcoming.net/…OpenCal_thankyouforcoming.pdf

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