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Call for applications: Ténot Fondation Bursary for artists
Camac Centre d'Art Marnay Art Centre
Above: Photo: Lola Martinez. Courtesy of Camac.
Above: Photo: Lola Martinez. Courtesy of Camac.

Application deadline: July 31, 2015

Camac
1 grande rue
10400 Marnay sur Seine
France

www.camac.org

Since 1999, camac art centre with Fondation Ténot aims to promote creativity and international exchange in the artist 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 an hour away from Paris in the village of Marnay sur Seine within the scenic region of Champagne-Ardenne. This multi-disciplinary creative centre offers a unique environment for visual artist, 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 2015 or 2016 (dates to be arranged by mutual agreement between the artist and the institution), board and lodging
– Private bedroom with bathroom, individual studio
– The laureate must provide his/her own visas and health insurance
– The bursary doesn’t provide travel expenses

 

Visual arts

Eligibility: 
Professional artists of established ability or emergent artist. 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. 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 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 (one to three pages)
– Two testimonials
– Ten images of recent work

 

Creative writing

Eligibility: 
Established or emergent poets, novel writers and playwrights with demonstrated ability in French, English or Spanish.

How to apply: 
Send the application form from 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 (one to three pages)
– Two testimonials

 

Music 

Eligibility:
Professional musician of established ability or composer. He/she will be willing to make a presentation of his/her work to the public. 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 (one to three pages)
– 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 here. Send your application package before July 31 (postmarked). 
Applications can be send by email to [email protected].

For more information:
Jean-Yves Coffre, Camac: [email protected]

March 6, 2015