Deadline: February 28th, 2017
Description of residency program: In 2014 BAU Institute launched a new arts residency hosted by the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France. The Residency provides BAU Institute funded Fellowships for the realization of projects in the arts. There is no cost to attend. Creative practioners demonstrating a serious commitment to their practice and a desire to work independently within an international community are welcome to apply.
Disciplines, work equipment and assistance: BAU Institute welcomes international applicants. The residency supports the development of work in the Visual Arts (including photography, video and new media), Creative Writing, Dramatic Writing, Performance and Musical Composition. The residency may accommodate up to 15 people at a time. Fellowship selections are determined by a rotating panel of discipline specific professionals.
Accommodation: All Fellows will receive a private bedroom in either a one or two bedroom apartment at the Camargo Foundation campus in Cassis, France.The apartments are all furnished and have fully equipped kitchens. Linens and towels are provided. A washer and dryer are available for personal laundry. There are no telephones in the apartments, but there is WiFi throughout most of the campus. There is on-campus parking however, a car is not necessary. (Driving within Cassis pedestrian center and harbor is
Studio/ workspace: The grounds of the Camargo Foundation contain a large reference library, an outdoor Greek Theater, gardens and large terraces with sea views for the use of the residents. There is a private music studio with a Steinway piano for a composer. Visual artists work in their apartments or in additional (shared) common spaces on the property.
Fees and support: The fellowship provides artists with live-work apartments at the Camargo Foundation at no cost. There is no residency fee to attend this residency. Fellows are responsible for: Transportation and meals (BAU Institute will host a Welcome and a Farewell Dinner), a refundable $250.00 (USD) deposit, and a non-refundable $43.00 (USD)application fee. Because there is no residency fee to attend the program if selected, they cannot offer fellows any additional financial support. If selected they cannot help fellows with: purchasing airplane tickets, stipend, food stipend, materials stipend, etc.
Residency dates: July 24th – August 21st, 2017
Website link for more detailed information, conditions of the fellowship, application guidelines, and link to entry: http://www.bauinstitute.org/index.php?page=cassis-france