30 May 2016

Residencies Centre Pompadour Laboratory of Neofeminism Residencies

Centre PompadourErcourt, Nord-Pas-de-Calais Picardie, France


Opportunity Description

International Deadline: Ongoing – CENTRE POMPADOUR, the laboratory of neo- feminism, welcomes like-minded creative professionals from all over the world to work on projects that place gender equality and feminist empowerment at the heart of the creative process and outreach. it offers accommodation and private work space for a determined period of time.

The center functions as a post-capitalistic undertaking which means flexible fees for its residents. It is up to you to propose the amount you would like to pay for your creative residency.

If you are interested in joining the creatives-in-residency program which runs May through September, you should be currently pursuing arts of any skill or mastery (visual arts, applied arts, writing, music, research on feminism or gender politics,…) and identify with a neofeminist outlook on the world.

CENTRE POMPADOUR offers a lot of privacy, surrounded by a lot of nature. the three guest rooms each have their own private bathroom. other facilities include a top-floor attic atelier of 50m2, a well assorted library of women’s history readings and art literature, a well-tuned piano, and spacious indoor and outdoor living areas intended to be filled with creativity. Presuming the calm of the French countryside gets you inspired and doesn’t trigger your yawning reflex, this is the right place for you.

CENTRE POMPADOUR, laboratory of neo- feminism, is located in the tiny village of Ercourt, which is situated in the Baie de Somme area, a nature reserve of the french Picardie.

Picardie is a region that has been at the heart of european history for well over a thousand years, though its historic heritage includes some of the finest mediaeval cathedrals in France, a lot of châteaux and many sites of the great war, it is not one of the great tourist regions of France.

Neighbouring Normandy and only 12 km away from the seacoast, you can either reach CENTRE POMPADOUR by car (200 km to Paris, 290 km to Bruxelles, 260 km and some water to London) or by train (the nearest train stop is Abbeville).

The next grocery store and café are 5 km away, the nearest little town is 12 km away, the nearest seaside restaurants are 22 km away.

The creatives-in-residency program runs May through September (residencies of 2 weeks up to 2 months).

For any different periods during the year or a different lengths of your stay, please submit a special request.

To qualify for the creatives-in-residency program at CENTRE POMPADOUR, laboratory of neofeminism, you have to be a creative professional or an undergraduate or graduate art student or do research in the fields of feminism or gender studies.

To apply to the program please submit a CV / resume that includes all relevant related background as well as a personal work project, detailing your reason for applying, any relevant academic or related experience, and your work and/or research interest at the laboratory of neofeminism.

Be sure to include your desired period and length of stay, as well as a budget proposal (fees charged by week or by month / residencies of 2 weeks up to 2 months).

Please note that availability might change based on dates and lenght of your stay.

Traveling costs and expenses for working material must be paid by the residents.

The table d’hôte dinner is 12€ without drinks.

Email : centre.pompadour@gmail.com

CENTRE POMPADOUR- laboratoire néoféministe
9 rue du château
80210 Ercourt
Telephone : +33 685 407280

Opp Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: Residencies. Opp Tags: $0 Entry/Application Fee, Deadlines 05 May thru June, Deadlines 07 July thru Aug, and Deadlines 09 Sept thru Oct. Income: *No Application Fee and Residency. Opportunity expires in 218 days.

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