Camargo Foundation Core Program 2019-2020 for Scholars and Thinkers (Stipend available)
Deadline: October 17, 2018
Applications are open for the Camargo Foundation Core Program 2019-2020. Each year an international call is launched through which 18 fellows (9 artists and 9 scholars/thinkers) are selected. The Camargo Core Program offers time and space in a contemplative environment to think, create, and connect. By supporting groundbreaking research and experimentation, it contributes to the visionary work of artists, scholars and thinkers in the Arts and Humanities.
By encouraging multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches, it intends to foster connections between research and creation. The Camargo Core Program consists of fellowship residencies of six to eleven weeks. The dates for 2019/2020 are:
- Fall 2019: 8 weeks from September 10 to November 5
- Spring 2020: 6 weeks from February 25 to April 7; 8 weeks from February 25 to April 21; 11 weeks from February 25 to May 12
- A stipend of $250 USD per week is available, as is funding for basic transportation to and from Cassis for the Fellow for the residency. In the case of air travel, basic coach class booked far in advance is covered.
- Applications from all countries and nationalities;
- Three main categories are available, and several subcategories for artists’ applications:
- Scholars: Scholars should be connected to the Arts and Humanities working on French and Francophone cultures, or cross-cultural studies that engage the cultures and influences of the Mediterranean region. To be eligible for a fellowship in the “Scholars” category, applicants are expected either to hold a PhD and a record of post-doctoral scholarship, or to be PhD candidates completing the final stages of research for, or writing of, their dissertation.
- Thinkers: Thinkers include accomplished professionals and practitioners in cultural and creative fields (such as curators, journalists, critics, urban planners, independent scholars, etc.) who are professionally engaged in critical thought. The Foundations is interested in work attuned to the theoretical “arena”, the arts, and society.
- Artists (All disciplines): Artists, in all disciplines, should be the primary creators of a new work/project and should have achieved a track record of publications/performances/exhibitions, credits, awards and/or grants. The Foundation is interested in artists who have a fully developed, mature artistic voice. Applicants may include artists who are engaged in critical thought and research-oriented projects. When applying, artists will have to choose among the following subcategories: Visual Artists / Choreographers and Performance Artists / Writers and Playwrights / Film, Video and Digital Artists / Composers and Sound Artists / Multidisciplinary Artists.
For more information, visit Camargo Core Program.