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Ténot Fondation Bursary for Artists

Camac, a multidisciplinary creative centre offers a unique environment for visual artist, writers or musicians, aiming at foster communication and creativity among individuals and groups working on the evolution of ideas or realization of works. In order to create new career prospects for artists, Camac and Fondation Ténot offer each year a residency bursary to one visual artist, one writer and one musician or composer.

Nature of the bursary : 2 month residency (dates to be agreed between the artist and the institution), return ticket, board and lodging, private bedroom with bathroom, individual studio. The laureate must provide his/her own visas and health insurance.

Eligibility: professional artists, poets, novel writers and playwrights with demonstrated ability in French, English or Spanish, and professional musicians of established ability. The candidate must be motivated and open to discussion. He/she will be willing to conduct workshops or make a presentation of his/her work to the public. Working knowledge of French, English or Spanish required. The selection of applicants will be based on project proposals. The recipient will be requested to contribute one of his works to camac's permanent collection or library.

The closing date for applications is 15 March 2010.

Contact: Jean-Yves Coffre, Camac, 1 Grande rue, 10400 Marnay sur Seine, France; e-mail: jycoffre@camac.org; www.camac.org