Bursary for visual artists, writers and composers/musicians: call for applications

Bursary for visual artists, writers and composers/musicians: call for applications 

Bursary for visual artists, writers and composers/musicians: call for applications

Camac Centre d’Art Marnay Art Centre

Deadline: July 14, 2012 (postmark date)

camac centre d’art – marnay art centre
1 grande rue, 10400 Marnay Sur Seine, France

www.camac.org

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Since 1999, camac art centre, with Fondation Ténot, has aimed to promote creativity and international exchange in the artistic community. camac and Fondation Ténot offer three residency bursaries each year to one visual artist, one writer and one musician or composer in order to create new career prospects for artists.

camac is located sixty minutes away from Paris in the village of Marnay sur Seine in the scenic region of Champagne-Ardenne. This multi-disciplinary, creative centre offers a unique environment for visual artists, writers or musicians. camac aims at fostering communication and creativity among individuals and groups working on the evolution of ideas or realization of works.

Nature of the Bursary
Two-month residency in 2013 (dates to be arranged by mutual agreement between the artist and the institution)
Return ticket, boarding and lodging
Private bedroom with bathroom, individual studio
The laureate must provide his/her own visas and health insurance 

Visual arts
Eligibility: Professional artists of established ability or emergent artists. The candidate must be motivated and open to discussion on contemporary art practice and the challenge of visual arts. He/she will be willing to conduct workshops or make a presentation of his/her work to the public. Working knowledge of French, English or Spanish required. The selection of applicants will be based on project proposals. The recipient will be requested to contribute one of his works to camac’s permanent collection.

How to apply
Send a filled-out application form, to be found on camac’s website (www.camac.org) with the mention “Fondation Ténot Bursary” directly to camac, together with the following documents :

a curriculum vitae
a recent photograph
a project proposal for the residency period (3–5 pages + visuals)
two testimonials
ten images of recent work

Creative writing
Eligibility: Established poets, novel writers and playwrights with demonstrated ability in French, English or Spanish. The laureate will be requested to contribute published texts to the camac library. 

How to apply
Send the application form from the camac website with the mention “Fondation Ténot Bursary” directly to camac, together with the following documents:

a curriculum vitae
a recent photograph
a project proposal for the residency period (3–10 pages)
two testimonials

Music
Professional musician of established ability. or composer. He/she will be willing to make a presentation of his/her work to the public. Working knowledge of French, English or Spanish required. The selection of applicants will be based on project proposals.

Send a filled-out application form, to be found on camac’s website, with the mention “Fondation Ténot Bursary” directly to camac, together with the following documents:

a curriculum vitae
a recent photograph
a project proposal for the residency period (3–5 pages + visuals)
two testimonials

Please note that applications and accompanying material will not be returned unless a self-addressed envelope with sufficient postage is included in your initial application package.

Download the application form at: www.camac.org and send your application package before July 14, 2012 (postmark date).

For more information
Jean-Yves Coffre
jycoffre@camac.org 

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