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The Association of Cultural Encounter Centres – ACCR – today comprises 22 members in France and 22 in Europe and further afield (Canada, Brazil, Australia).
With the support of the French Ministry of culture and communication, the ACCR has been coordinating, the Odyssee artist-in-residency program. The program is aiming at artists, researchers and culture professionals from countries other than France wanting to develop projects within French Cultural Centers - Historic Monuments. More than 450 artists from over 68 different countries have taken part in the program, developing projects in different areas such as music, architecture, arts and crafts, visual arts, dramatic writing, novel writing, scriptwriting, animated film-making, photography and journalism.
The 2016 call for projects is open.
It is aiming at artists, researchers and culture professionals coming from countries other than France. Applications from the following countries will be examined in priority:
- Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Palestine, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Irak
- Afghanistan, Burma, China, Korea, India, Japan
- Brazil, Haiti, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Cuba, Colombia
- Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa
- Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Georgia.
The Odyssée artist-in-residency program allows residents whose projects have been selected by a CCR (Centre Culturel de Rencontre), member of the French network, to receive 1200€ per month and the refunding of their travel fees (up to a determined level according to the citizen’s country). Residents are staying free of charge, within the Centre that has accepted them. Whenever possible, the Centre puts at their disposal material necessary for their residency project. The period of residency can vary between 1 and 6 months.
Deadline: 7 November 2015.
For artists, researchers and culture professionals, from countries other than France wanting to develop projects within French Cultural Centers.
Deadline: 7 November 2015