The Art Explora – Cité internationale des arts residency program offers the possibility for artists and researchers to carry out research and creation work in the heart of Paris, in connection with the French artistic and professional scene. It encourages creation in all its forms while facilitating its distribution to the general public. Outreach to all audiences, including the most remote, and the encounter with artists will play an important role in this program, in line with Art Explora’s global mission.
The first applicants selected will arrive in the residency as of spring 2021 to start developing their projects. Throughout the residency time, the artists will enjoy customised support and connections with French and international professionals as well as with the other residents in the Cité internationale des arts. Art Explora and the Cité internationale des arts will also set up a program of meetings with the artists, including visits to the premises and studios as well as workshops, performances, film projections, etc. This program will provide an opportunity to meet up with the artists and discover their work throughout the year.
990 applications from 68 countries were received for this 1st edition.
The selection committee chose 13 residents, 8 women et 5 men from around the globe to join the SOLO and DUO programs.
They will arrive on the Montmartre site of the Cité internationale des arts as of Spring 2021 for a residency of 3 à 6 months.
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