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April 26, 2013

Call for applications: Ténot Fondation Bursary for artists

Camac Centre d'Art Marnay Art Centre

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

Camac is located 60 minutes 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 2014 (dates to be arranged by mutual agreement between the artist and the institution); return ticket, board 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 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. 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 and visuals)
–two testimonials
–10 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 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 or composer of established ability. 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 and 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 on www.camac.org and send your application package before June 30, 2013 (postmarked).

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

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