Visas for Creation
Terms and conditions
Candidates must find a partner organisation that is able to provide technical and artistic support (residence type) and cover their accommodation. A letter confirming this agreement will be requested at application stage. A list of partners is provided for information purposes in the Applications guidelines.
Each candidate is free to present their residency project in an organisation adapted to it. The committee will pay special attention to this choice.
Application deadline: 31th July 2020
Selection committee: end of August 2020
Period of residencies: October - December 2020
Project manager for Africa and Caribbean cultural cooperation
Development and Artistic Cooperation Department
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.
ImageResidencyMultidisciplinaryThe Villa KujoyamaFrom 13 December 2019 to 9 February 2020
ImageResidencyMultidisciplinaryThe Cité internationale des artsFrom 5 March 2020 to 24 April 2020
ImageResidencyMultidisciplinaryRésidences sur mesure (Custom Residencies)From 16 September 2019 to 9 November 2019