Magnetic 3

Closing date:

Fluxus Art Projects

Artists based in the UK can apply now for a residency with CAPC Bordeaux as part of Fluxus Art Projects' scheme Magnetic.

Now in their third year, the Magnetic residencies are organised on a tandem basis, pairing a French region with a UK nation. The residencies are aimed at professional artists working in the field of visual arts who have already presented their work in several professional venues identified by contemporary art networks. 

Selection

The selection committee includes:

  • The director of the residency
  • A qualified personality in the cultural field in the region of the residency
  • The director of the tandem residency
  • A member of the artistic committee of Fluxus Art Projects
  • The Institut français du Royaume-Uni
  • A representative from the UK funding partners

Each residency will have its own selection committee.

Selection criteria

  • Artistic ambition within a professional practice rooted in contemporary visual arts
  • Relevance of the artist’s proposal within the residency’s context and focus
  • Motivation for an international residency at this point in the artist’s career

Please note that different access guidance applies to each residency host. Fluxus Art Projects offers a summary of each venue’s facilities and existing access arrangements, but is open to discussing any specific requirements: if you require access support at any stage of the application process, please contact Fluxus Art Projects.

The residency is fully funded and takes place from January to May 2025.

About the residency

The residency offers:

  • Artist fees of 2500 €/month
  • 50sqm furnished private accommodation within the CAPC, suitable for those attending with children (1 double bed and 1 single bed)
  • Access to the spaces of the CAPC (auditorium, offices, communication room, library)
  • Access to the the CAPC technical studios if required
  • Curatorial support by Marion Vasseur Raluy, curator at CAPC
  • Liaison with regional actors (associations, corporations, institutions, teachers, artists, curators, journalists, etc.)
  • Round trip UK / France and local transport

Eligibility

  • Applications are not open to students.
  • Artists in both France and the UK are considered to be based in a region if they have an address (residence) within that region/nation.
  • Applicants from England are invited to make one application only and can either apply to CAPC, Bordeaux or Bétonsalon, Paris.
  • All applications must be written in English; applicants based in Wales have the option of submitting an application in Welsh if they wish to.
  • Joint applications (duo, collective, etc) are not accepted.

Fluxus Art Projects welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and encourage those from under-represented communities – across race, ethnicity, gender, low-income backgrounds, and applicants who are D/deaf, disabled and neurodivergent – to apply.

Budget €2500 pm artist fee

Deadline 15 July 2024

Please apply online via the Fluxus Art Projects website, including an artistic proposal outlining the relevance and singularity of your practice and research interests within the context and focus of the host institution you are eligible to apply for; and a short text demonstrating your motivation for applying to an international residency at this point in your career and the benefits it will bring.

Please make sure to read the host institutions’ introduction documents on the residency page before applying.

Interviews with preselected artists on Zoom: second half of September
Public announcement of Magnetic 3 laureates: early October
Residencies start: November

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