Visas for Creation
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 only. 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 : 29th May 2019
This programme is intended for artists and curators residing in Africa or the Caribbean, who have professional experience in a relevant artistic field and who need, in order to develop their project or career, a two-month residence period in France 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 partial 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 who propose a residency project taking place in France;
- Caribbean artists (island residents only) who propose a residency project taking place in mainland France or the French Departments of America (DFA).
It is concerned with the following disciplines:
Visual arts, photography, digital arts, architecture, design, arts, fashion, theatre, dance, circus, street and puppet arts, music, multidisciplinary projects.
ImageResidencyMultidisciplinaryThe Villa KujoyamaFrom 13 December 2019 to 9 February 2020
ImageResidencyMultidisciplinaryRésidences sur mesure (Custom Residencies)From 16 September 2019 to 9 November 2019
ImageResidencyMultidisciplinaryThe Cité internationale des artsFrom 26 June 2019 to 30 August 2019