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CURATORIAL RESEARCH GRANT
AFRICA PROJECTS

CALL FOR ENTRIES, ENTER NOW DEADLINE JUNE 13, 2019

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

1 — 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.

2 — APPLICATION

Please fill in the online application form on the right.


3 — 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 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 installation
- Invitation of the curator and possibly the artists’ accommodations in Arles during 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
[!] As a result of the recent success of the fellowship and the volume and quality of applications, the date of the announcement of the winner has been extended to a later date this summer. 

> summer 2019 to autumn 2019
Stage 1, research

> From winter 2019 for the summer 2020 exhibition
After validation, stage 2, production of the exhibition


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

With support from Institut français.