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BAU at Camargo Residency Award | Cassis, France

BAU AT CAMARGO ARTS RESIDENCY AWARD, CASSIS, FRANCE

The BAU Institute Residency offers international mid-career artists, who have been working independently for over ten years, apartments and workspaces at no cost. Hosted by the Camargo Foundation, the BAU Institute’s Residency award supports artists working in the visual arts, film, performance, and writing on a secluded campus in Cassis, France.
The BAU Institute Residency provides artists a singular opportunity to devote intense focus on projects within an inspiring campus perched above the Mediterranean Sea. Residents are free to create their own schedule of studio practice combined with group dinners and outings. Film screenings, readings and studio presentations also support a vibrant community among Fellows. The setting enables undisturbed creativity, while still offering interaction with the local village of Cassis and the nearby city of Marseille.

2018 RESIDENCY DATES
July 25- August 22, 2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 11:59 PM EST

NEW THIS YEAR: TRAVEL SUBSIDIES

ELIGIBILITY
BAU Institute encourages national and international applicants of diverse backgrounds. The residency may accommodate up to 15. Fellowship selections are determined by a rotating panel of discipline-specific professionals.
Applications will not be considered from full-time students.

To apply, please submit an online application via Submittable (our online application website). Detailed application instructions and the Submittable weblink are available on our website:
http://www.bauinstitute.org

Location

Cassis, France: France

ABOUT THE CAMARGO FOUNDATION The Camargo Foundation campus is located directly on the Mediterranean Sea with breathtaking views of the harbor and Cap Canaille, the highest maritime cliff in Europe. It is a short walk to the village of Cassis with farmers’ markets, restaurants and stores. The Foundation is adjacent to the hiking trails of the National Park of the Calanques. The culturally diverse city of Marseille is 30 minutes away by train, bus or car. From Marseille it is an easy transfer to either the airport or the express train system for travel within France and other European cities. All Fellows receive a private apartment. The apartments are furnished and have fully equipped kitchens. Linens and towels are provided. A washer and dryer are available for personal laundry. On campus amenities include Wi-Fi, parking, reference library, outdoor Greek Theater, gardens and large terraces with sea views. Visual artists work in their apartments or in additional studio spaces. Fellows are responsible for transportation to the Residency and meal costs while there. BAU Institute will host a Welcome and a Farewell Dinner. The Fellowship is for the accepted artist only. No guests or family members may visit the Camargo Foundation during the BAU Institute residency. The BAU Institute Residency Director will be on-site and available for assistance. Additional support from the Camargo Foundation staff during business hours is also available. Fellows receive extensive information packets before arrival to facilitate their travel plans and prepare for life in Cassis.

Statistics

  • Residency Length: One Month
  • Average number of artists in residence at a time: 15
  • Number of artists accepted in most recent year: 17
  • Total applicant pool in most current year: 425

Eligibility

  • Artist Status: Mid-career Artists
  • Application type: Open application
  • Collaboration: Must apply and be accepted individually
  • Geography: Open to US artists, Open to non-US artists
  • Additional eligibility information: 

    The BAU Institute Residency offers international mid-career artists, who have been working independently for over ten years, apartments and workspaces at no cost. Hosted by the Camargo Foundation, the BAU Institute’s Residency award supports artists working in the visual arts, film, performance, and writing on a secluded campus in Cassis, France.BAU Institute encourages national and international applicants of diverse backgrounds. The residency may accommodate up to 15. Fellowship selections are determined by a rotating panel of discipline-specific professionals.
    Applications will not be considered from full-time students.
    JOINT APPLICATIONS:
    Each applicant must apply individually. Please discuss the proposed collaboration in your letter of intent.
    (This means that each collaborator must submit their own application-- wherein they discuss the proposed collaboration in their letter of intent-- and pay their own application fee.).
    Incomplete applications will not be considered.
    Emailed applications will not be considered.
    Please email questions to Bianca Schreiber, Program Coordinator: info@bauinstitute.org

  • Application deadline: January 31
  • Application Ongoing: No
  • Additional deadline info:
    2018 RESIDENCY DATES July 25- August 22, 2018 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 11:59 PM EST Please apply via Submittable, BAU Institute's online application website. For detailed application instructions and the Submittable link please see our website: www.bauinstitute.org

Past Residents & Quotes

Facilities & Services

  • Housing: Private housing (individual apartment/cabin/house), Private bedroom in a shared housing facility
    All Fellows receive a private apartment at The Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France. The apartments are furnished and have fully equipped kitchens. Linens and towels are provided. A washer and dryer are available for personal laundry.
  • Meals: No meals/food provided
    Fellows are responsible for transportation to the Residency and meal costs while there. BAU Institute will host a Welcome and a Farewell Dinner.
  • Computer/internet access: Computer and internet connection provided in common area (shared), Computer and internet connection provided in living or studio area (private), Wireless Internet
  • Accessibility: no
    More information will be posted in December, 2016. Meanwhile, please email us at: info@bauinstitute.org for additional accessibility information and/or to discuss individual questions and concerns.
  • Studios/special equipment: Exhibition / Installation, Painting, Sculpture
  • Additional studio information: 
    On campus amenities include Wi-Fi, parking, reference library, outdoor Greek Theater, gardens and large terraces with sea views. Visual artists work in their apartments or in additional studio spaces.

Residency Fees

BAU at Camargo provides live/work housing at no cost. There is no fee to attend. There is a refundable $250.00 security deposit due upon acceptance and $43.00 application fee is required to apply. Meals, travel, and expenses are the responsibility of residents. Unfortunately no application fee waivers are available.

Stipends / other support

Two $1500.00 USD will be awarded to two applicants in any discipline. Please see website for additional information: http://www.bauinstitute.org http://www.bauinstitute.org/index.php?page=cassis-france

Additional expectations / opportunities

Residents are free to create their own schedule of studio practice combined with group dinners and outings. Film screenings, readings and studio presentations also support a vibrant community among Fellows. The setting enables undisturbed creativity, while still offering interaction with the local village of Cassis and the nearby city of Marseille. There is no production requirement and artists are not required to produce a finished piece of work upon completion of the residency.

Contact Information

133 Wooster Street
Attn. Bianca Schreiber
New York, New York 10012
United States