Expired: CURATORIAL RESEARCH GRANT AFRICA PROJECTS – CALL FOR ENTRIES

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Deadline

13 June 2019

Opportunity Description

In the framework of the Africa 2020 season, the Rencontres d’Arles and Institut français are launching a curatorial research grant open to citizens of an African country who are based in Africa most of the time.

RULES OF PARTICIPATION

  • PURPOSE

The Rencontres d’Arles & Institut français curatorial research grant is aimed at African curators wishing to carry out an unprecedented exhibition project in connection with images/photography.

RESEARCH & PRODUCTION

STAGE 1 — RESEARCH

  • The selected project’s curator will receive a €5,000 grant.
  • The budget and schedule will be submitted to the direction of the Rencontres d’Arles for approval.
  • After the research period, the curator must send the artistic direction of the Rencontres d’Arles a note to validate the feasibility of carrying out the project and presenting it as an exhibition (stage 2).

STAGE 2 — PRODUCTION & INSTALLATION

After the agreement, the project will enter the production and installation stage, supported by the Rencontres d’Arles.

  • The €20,000 budget managed by the Rencontres d’Arles includes:
  • Loans of works.
  • Round-trip shipping of the works to and from Arles.
  • Production of works: printing/framing, wallpaper, etc.
  • Assistance with the installation.
  • Invitation of the curator and possibly the artists’ accommodations in Arles during the opening week.
  • Insurance
  • Etc.

The curator agrees to:

  • Select the works for the exhibition and determine their presentation and reproduction rights.
  • Draft a text presenting the selection of photographs.
  • Be present during the festival’s opening week and participate in the guided tour of the exhibition.

In addition to this budget, the Rencontres d’Arles will cover the costs of scenography, installation and dismantling of the exhibition and security.

4 – SCHEDULE

  • 13 May
  • Opening of applications
  • 13 June

Application deadline

  • 1 to 7 July

Announcement of the results during the Rencontres d’Arles opening week

  • summer 2019 to autumn 2019

Stage 1, research

  • From winter 2019 for the summer 2020 exhibition

After validation, stage 2, production of the exhibition.

How to Apply

Fill out an application online at: https://www.rencontres-arles.com/en/bourse-de-recherche-curatoriale-projets-afrique

CONTACT
Caroline Courrioux
caroline.courrioux@rencontres-arles.com
+33 (0)4 90 96 76 06