September 5, 2017

Open Call | The Institut Français Residency Programme 2018, Paris

Deadline to apply: 29 September

The Institut français is launching the 2018 call for applications for its residency program at the Cité internationale des arts / Paris.

Who this program is aimed at?
The program is aimed at foreign artists from all around the world who wish to pursue a research project in Paris during a minimum period of three consecutive months, and that are supported by one or more cultural partners.
These partners associated with the artist may be institutions of the French cultural network abroad (Institut français, Cultural Services of the French Embassies, and Alliance française) and / or French or foreign cultural structures (art centers, associations, multidisciplinary laboratories, galleries, museums, theaters, production centers for dance and circus, concert halls, festivals abroad, etc.).

Duration of stay :
3 or 6 months

Modalities of the residency:
The Institut français in Paris provides artists with a studio-apartment at the Cité internationale des arts.
The partner associated with the artist, in France or abroad, finances the artist’s travel and / or living expenses and submits the artist’s application.

Eligibility crtieria:
The associated partner who submits the application must:
commit in writing to cover the travel and / or subsistence expenses of the artist and can also specify the financial commitment of other partners involved in the project;
provide a reasoned opinion on the reasons for its support of the application of the artist
explicitly indicate how it intends to showcase the work of the laureate during or following the residency.

Applications submitted directly by artists will be unacceptable. They must be deposited by the associated partners on the following platform:
IFprog ( The Institut français recommends that associated partners liaise with Fanny Rolland ( from the Residency Division, prior to submitting applications, as to build the residency project together.

For more information see:

Open Call | The Institut Français Residency Programme 2018, Paris