Tickson Mbuyi « L'homme capote », 2018
Tickson Mbuyi « L'homme capote », 2018 © Jean-Baptiste Joire, Festival Kin'Act - Rencontres Internationales d'artistes performeurs 3e édition 2018 "Lelo Lobi

Visas for Creation

From 1 July 2020 to 31 July 2020
Foreign professionals
Visas for creation is part of the Africa and Caribbean cultural cooperation mission. This programme supports artistic emergence in Africa and in the Caribbean through residencies in mainland France and in its overseas territories. It allows recipients to develop a creative or research project and to benefit from air fare coverage, a living allowance of €1,000 per month and repatriation insurance.
Applications are closed
Terms and conditions

The next call for projects is scheduled for March 2021.



Yamina Nedjadi

This programme is intended for artists and curators residing in Africa or the Caribbean islands, who have professional experience, in order to develop their project or career, a two-month residence period in France or in its overseas regions and departments within a professional organisation (such as the National Choreographic Centre, the National Centre for Choreographic Development, the National Stage, national drama centres, arts centres, contemporary music centres etc.) or a partner institution of the Institut Français (a list can be downloaded below), or one that is linked to a residency programme in a local authority.


It is open to the following candidates:

  • African artists or curators living in Africa or in the Indianoceanic region.
  • Caribbean artists or curators living in the Caribbean islands only (not admissible: french overseas regions and departments).


It is concerned with the following disciplines:

  • Architecture, arts, circus, dance, design, digital arts, fashion, multidisciplinary projects, music, photography, street and puppet arts, theatre, visual arts.