Applications are open for the Camargo Core Program 2020-2021 for Scholars and Thinkers. The Core Program is the flagship program of the Camargo Foundation. Since 1971, the Camargo Foundation has awarded residencies to over 800 Core Program Fellows. Further, as part of its mission to support groundbreaking research, experimentation, and interdisciplinary approaches in the Arts and Humanities.
Each year, an esteemed panel of scholars and arts professionals selects 18 individuals or teams from over 1,000 submissions from around the world. Winners are residencies in a stunning, contemplative environment. Further, where they have space, time, and freedom to think, create, and connect. Further, Fellowships span 6 to 11 weeks. With each cohort of Fellows, the Foundation strives to foster connections between research and creation.
- A stipend of $250 USD per week is provided.
- Also, as is funding for basic transportation to and from Cassis for the Fellow for the residency.
- In the case of air travel, the booking will be basic coach class booking in advance.
The Camargo Foundation prizes diversity and welcomes applicants from all countries and nationalities, representing a broad range of creative thought and practice. Three main categories are available, and several subcategories for artists’ applications:
- Scholars: Scholars should be to the Arts and Humanities working on French. Also, Francophone cultures, or cross-cultural studies that engage the cultures and influences of the Mediterranean region. To be eligible for a fellowship in the “Scholars” category, applicants are either to hold a PhD and a record of post-doctoral scholarship or to be PhD candidates completing the final stages of research for, or writing of, their dissertation.
- Thinkers: Thinkers include accomplished professionals and practitioners in cultural. Also, creative fields (such as curators, journalists, critics, urban planners, independent scholars, etc.). who are professionally engaged in critical thought. The Foundations is in work attuned to the theoretical “arena”, the arts, and society.
- Artists (All disciplines): Artists, in all disciplines, should be the primary creators of a new work/project and should have achieved a track record of publications/performances/exhibitions, credits, awards and/or grants. The Foundation is in artists who have a fully developed, mature artistic voice. When applying, artists will have to choose among the following subcategories: Visual Artists / Choreographers and Performance Artists / Writers and Playwrights / Film, Video and Digital Artists / Composers and Sound Artists / Multidisciplinary Artists.