Printed: 25 Jul 2023
A programme of artists residences at eight main establishments in France and the UK together with Cove Park in Scotland has opened for purposes because of assist from The Nationwide Lottery by way of Inventive Scotland and fellow UK Arts Councils and companies, and their French counterparts, with an utility deadline of Tuesday 29 August 2023.
Every two months residency shall be tailored in dialogue with the establishments’ curatorial groups, offering the artist with networking alternatives all through their keep. Aling with a month-to-month charge of two,500€ / £2,100, in addition to curatorial mentoring, artists shall be supplied with lodging and entry to a piece house.
Constructing on the success of the primary version, to strengthen relations between the establishments throughout the Channel, this 12 months the programme shall be based mostly on a partnership between cultural organisations in a UK nation and a French area. Artists based mostly within the UK will apply for a residency in France, and vice versa.
Taking part organisations embrace CAPC in Bordeaux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine with Wysing Arts Centre in Cambridge, England; Frac Bretagne in Rennes, Brittany with Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Wales; Frac Grand Massive in Dunkirk, Hauts-de-France with Flax Artwork Studios in Belfast, Northern Eire; and Villa Arson in Good, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur with Cove Park in Argyll & Bute, Scotland.
Paul Burns, Interim Director of Arts at Inventive Scotland commented: “The event of artwork and tradition thrives on worldwide collaboration and change. Magnetic Artists Residency programme has been designed to foster creative improvement by way of change and to reinforce sustainable cooperation between the UK and French visible arts scenes in the long term.
“As supporters of the programme we’re excited to see how artists are impressed by the chance to discover artistic, societal and environmental points in new worldwide contexts.”
Magnetic is supported by Arts Council England, Arts Council Northern Eire, Arts Council Wales/Wales Arts Worldwide, British Council, Inventive Scotland, French Ministry of Tradition, French Ministry of Europe and International Affairs, Institut français du Royaume-Uni, and the Institut français.
Purposes are open till August 29, 2023.
Candidates should submit a CV and a proposal outlining their motivations and intentions in relation to the involved venue and its context. All purposes have to be submitted by way of the Fluxus Artwork Tasks web site, the place extra data concerning the programme and the eight establishments could be discovered. The Magnetic 2 laureate artists shall be introduced mid-October 2023. Residencies will begin in Autumn 2023.
Magnetic is produced below the umbrella of Fluxus Arts Tasks, a charity based and run by the Institut and supported by French and UK public companions and personal donors. Over the previous 13 years, Fluxus Artwork Tasks has grow to be a marker of notoriety for artists and venues, supporting exhibitions and curatorial analysis each in France and in the UK. To seek out out extra please go to: Fluxus (fluxusartprojects.com).
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