Applications open for Cité des Arts

Applications open for Cité des Arts

ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Applications open for Cité des Arts

Currently, Paris’ Cité des Arts artist residency is hosting Ferhat Özgür.

The Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) has announced the start of new applications for its January-April 2013 residency program at the Cité des Arts in Paris.

The selection of the artists to be invited to the program is conducted via an open-call system by a committee of seven under the coordination of İKSV. Artists who would like to apply to the program are asked to send their portfolios two months prior to the beginning of the four-month period to

The current resident artist, celebrated Turkish artist Ferhat Özgür, will continue his program until January 2013.

Located in Paris, the Cité Internationale des Arts simultaneously gives 350 artists the chance to stay at individually assigned workshops from two months to one year. With its exhibition halls, rehearsal studios, concert and performance venues, along with its various workshops, Cité des Arts gives artists the opportunity to improve themselves and actively create new works. The institution accommodates artists from various countries and disciplines. Applicants from Turkey must be Turkish citizens, speak English or French fluently and work professionally in the visual arts.

The candidates applying for the program must provide their portfolio in PDF format and attach CVs, including contact information and a letter of intent, in both English and Turkish.
The artist residency program is slated to continue until at least 2029.