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Saturday, October 13, 2018

The Camargo Foundation residency

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The Camargo Foundation, located in Cassis, France, and founded in 1967 by artist and philanthropist Jerome Hill, is a residential center offering programming in the Arts and Humanities.

Located in Cassis, a small town in the South of France, facing the Mediterranean Sea, the Foundation offers a quiet campus surrounded by the natural landscape of Cap Canaille and the Calanques National Park. At the same time, Camargo is only a forty-five minute drive from Marseille, and a short drive from Aix-en-Provence and Arles, which are major centers for art, culture, and research.

FALL 2019
6 weeks from February 25 to April 7
8 weeks from February 25 to April 21
11 weeks from February 25 to May 12

6 weeks from February 25 to April 7
8 weeks from February 25 to April 21
11 weeks from February 25 to May 12

Applications must be submitted no later than Tuesday, October 17th, 2018 by 6:00pm EST (e.g. New York City) / 12:00 midnight CET (e.g. Paris). Late and/or incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Eligible applicants may submit one application in total. Multiple submissions will be disqualified.
Applications should be submitted via Submittable and can be accessed at: https://camargofoundation.submittable.com/submit
The application form must be submitted in English, the supporting materials (CV, work samples, etc.) can be submitted either in English or French. Applications must include the following:

• A proposal narrative: describe your intended focus of the residency, whether on (a) particular work(s) or a more open-ended area of inquiry, examining the relevance of your project for today.
• A rationale for wanting to work specifically at Camargo (as opposed to any other residency center) and/or in the Aix-Marseille-Provence area (including but not limited to existing or potential connections with people, places, organizations, and environments).
• A rationale about why a residency is appropriate at this specific stage of the proposal and/or career.
• A current C.V.
• For artists: work samples. If providing a work in progress, please also provide finished work. Work samples can be: up to 16 images for visual artists;
up to 20 pages for writers; up to 20 minutes of clips for filmmakers, etc. Vimeo is preferred but not required for videos. Applicants must provide
information about each work sample, including cue point, passwords, the applicant’s role in the work represented, etc.
• Two references. Submitters whose applications pass to the final stages of review may be asked to provide recommendation letters from their
referees at a later stage.
An informational webinar will be offered for interested applicants on September 20, 2018 at 11:00am EST (e.g. New York City) / 5:00pm CET (e.g. Paris). Please check the Foundation’s website in early September for the link to the webinar.
For any technical questions about the application <apply@camargofoundation.org>.

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