Embassy of Foreign Artists 2018

Frist: Sonntag, 30. April 2017

1. Context
The Republic and Canton of Geneva, in association with Laps association, founded the Embassy of
Foreign Artists - residency for foreign artists, located in the "Praille- Acacias-Vernets" area in 2012.
Under the name Embassy of Foreign Artists and with the participation of foreign creators, local artists and cultural institutions in Geneva, this project aims to create an interactive network that will encourage the development of new approaches and reflection on contemporary urban development.

2. Offer
The stay provides:
• A private room as well as a working space and access to common areas shared with other residents.
• A residency of three or six months (the desired length of stay must be specified on the Application Questionnaire).
• A grant of 1200.- Swiss francs per month for the length of the stay.

3. Requirements for applicants
Candidates must respond to the following criteria:
• The open call is addressed to all professional artists coming from following artistic fields: performing arts, visual arts and applied arts (fine arts, dance, theatre, music, literature, comics, cinema, etc.). Cultural practitioners, active in the research of contemporary cultural practices, such as curators, play writers, set designer or from other fields and applied disciplines (architecture, design) are also invited to apply;
• Be in possession of a wide range of creations, publications and performances at a professional level;
• Not be currently registered in a basic artistic training course;
• Not be from or living in Geneva/Geneva region;
• Speak one of the following languages: French or English.
• Accept and agree to pay costs related to their travel and artistic production