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Documentary-art Network Residencies in the South of France

Documentary-art Net is a non profit association, situated in in the departement of Aude, near Carcassonne, one hour from Toulouse and one hour from Montpellier and offers 3 local artist studios as residencies. 


The idea is to introduce artists from different backgrounds and countries to art lovers in the area and to enrich the artistic environment. The area is known for its vineyards. The landscape is very attractive, near the sea (Mediterranean) and mountains and much of it is wild.


There are some important art centers in unusual and very beautiful spaces, like a château or caves where vine was made in the past.

 

Artist Studio - Residency in Puicheric

The residency in Puicheric is ideal for 1 artist or a couple who want/s to spend one to 3 month of time to focus and investigate their practice in a quiet Mediterranean surrounding. The residency offers different spaces suitable for painting, drawing, writing, new media art, multimedia, installation and sculpture projects. 


Doc Art Net regularly makes short documentaries about contemporary art events in the area and elsewhere which are sent to a significant mailing list. At the end of the residency we make a documentary about the artists and their project/s. This short film will then be sent out to invite everyone for an open studio event. 



We offer: 
Studio (45 m2) with desk and bed. 
Workshop, Garden, Kitchen/Lounge, 
Bathroom, Sheets/ Towels 
Wifi in every room and also in the garden.
Hammam


Costs: 
All facilities for one person : 450 euros/month 
Couple : 500 euros/month 


Transport: 
If the prime objective of the residency was a retreat, then transport might not be necessary. (shops in village). But if exploration of the landscape were an ideal then a car would be necessary.
There is an airport in Carcassonne and train stations in Narbonne and Carcassonne.


Availability: 
January - June/ September - December 2014 

Selection is not automatic however we would encourage anyone interested to apply. 
For inquiries please use the contact form in the menu bar.

No application deadline / Open call

 

 

Artist Studio - Residency Peyriac de mer 

Peyriac de mer is located in the heart of the Regional Natural park of Narbonne on the banks of the étang ( Salt lake) de Bages-Sigean, surrounded by exceptional fauna and flora. The artist residency in Peyriac de mer is on a beautiful square in the center of the village. 

The studio has a history of being offered to artists since 1992 by swiss artist Matias Spescha *1925 †2008. He used to live and work in this area for 50 years. 

The residency has spacious floor and wall spaces on 2 floors and is suitable for sculpture, installation work and painting but also most other art practices. 
At the end of the residency we will organise an exhibition / open studio which will be promoted by documentary-art.net. 

Ground floor: floor space - 38 m2, 2 walls - hight 2.8 m - shower and toilet.
First floor: floor space - 38m2, main wall ca. 4.5m x 5m , sidewall slanted from 4.5m to 1.2m. 
Open kitchen, 2 beds, table and chairs. The artists can shift the furniture as convenient.
No internet connection installed / It is possible to buy a Mobile Web connection. 

The best times to use the studio are from march to november. August is more busy with the holiday tourism. 

Costs: 600 euros/month - a price can be arranged for longer stays.
Airports: Perpignan, Carcassonne 
Train station: Nabonne 
Bus: Regular service from and to Narbonne. 

Selection is not automatic however we would encourage anyone interested to apply. 

 

Atelier Neitzert Héraud 
Artist Residency in Castelbouze - St. Chinian

Atelier Neitzert Héraud (ANH) in St. Chinian is a place of contemporary art that aims to help promote art and diversity, contemporary art and independent cinema (cinéma d'auteur). It contributes to the promotion of contemporary art and supports diversity of film research. It brings together international artists with artistic practices in all mediums (video, photography, installation, sculpture, scriptwriting, etc..), It marks the beginning of a commitment to an artist, which can also develop later through a residency and / or exposure. The Residence's mission is to welcome and support the artists within an exceptional framework for concentration and facilitating their research and creations, it becomes a haven for contemporary artists, filmmakers, writers, authors, writers cinema, and even musicians of all nationalities, whose presence at the residence helps in promoting a regional cultural center. 

After the examination of the project, the selected artists are invited to spend between three weeks and two months in the Castelbouze Hamlet, and to achieve at the end of this period, an exhibition in the gallery/ workshop , or a presentation in form of a public reading for residents developing a piece of writing . Throughout their stay, the following commodities are available to residents in the Hamlet: independent accommodation (a small house with bedroom, bathroom and kitchen) and a workshop (high ceilings and very bright). Through its activities and its support for emerging talent, l'Atelier Neitzert Héraud defines its commitment to art and participates in the cultural vitalization of the Languedoc-Roussillon. 


Costs: 
All facilities for one person : 450 euros/month 


Couple: 500 euros/month

 
Transport: If the prime objective of the residency was a retreat, then transport might not be necessary. But if exploration of the landscape were an ideal then a car would be necessary.


Close airports: Béziers, Montpellier - Train stations: Narbonne and Béziers.


Availability: 
September - December 2013/ January - December 2014 

Selection is not automatic however we would encourage anyone interested to apply.

 

For more information visit Documentary Art Network Website

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