Haiti – NOTICE : Residences «Par Quatre Chemins» call for applications
19/06/2021 10:21:46

Haiti - NOTICE : Residences «Par Quatre Chemins» call for applications

Offered by the 4 Chemins Association (A4C), “Par Quatre Chemins” is a residency program dedicated to artistic research in Haiti. It is about offering innovative designers from all walks of life to spend precious time developing their creations in the country’s interior cities.

With this program, A4C aims on the one hand to support artists from the earliest stages of their creative ideas, but above all to the effective decentralization of cultural activities confined to Port-au-Prince. The disciplines concerned include the performing arts, visual arts, transdisciplinary arts, etc… The end of the stay leads to a public presentation of the artist’s work with his trainees.

The length of stay is one month. The winners will be awarded a flat-rate living allowance of the Gourdes equivalent of US $ 1,000. No age limit is required.

Eligibility criteria :

  • Apply as an individual;
  • Be a creator in a discipline of performing and / or visual arts, or transdisciplinary, etc …;
  • Have an artistic project related to an interior city of Haiti
  • Justify several years (at least 3 years) of professional practice;
  • Be released from their professional activity during the entire residency;

Application file :

Artists should send their application files to the email address : festivalquatrechemins@gmail.com Applicants must submit a detailed application covering the following points :

  • A precise description of the project indicating the specific objectives of the stay in relation to a given city. The period of the residency desired by the artist must be indicated between August and October;
  • A short CV;
  • An artistic file (photo, audio, video CD, or documents by email);
  • The project and the CV must be written in French and / or Creole.

Funding, support and terms :

The winner will receive 80% of his living allowance upon departure from his residence. The balance will be paid to him upon return, upon receipt of the original supporting documents for the costs associated with the residence, as well as a report of the stay which must be submitted within two months of the return.

Any reduction in the length of stay will result in a deduction in proportion to the number of days actually worked on site. Payments will only be made once the administrative procedures have been settled with the Association Quatre Chemins.

The subsistence allowance awarded to the winner is fixed and final. All costs and expenses incurred outside of this allowance remain the responsibility of the winner.

Under no circumstances can the stay be split.

If, for personal or professional reasons, the winner could not maintain his stay during the current year, it could in no case be postponed to the following year.

The winners are required to cover their transport as well as insurance. They will be held responsible for any damage that may result from the execution of their program of stay.

It is recognized that the program may make changes if circumstances require. In this case, the winners will be formally informed without prejudice to the objectives pursued.

Calendar :

June 30, 2021 : closing of applications

July 20, 2021 : results announcement

August 2021 : start of residencies

November 2021 : Window on the restitution of residency at the Festival Quatre Chemins.

HL/ HaitiLibre

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