In the framework of the Africa 2020 season, the Rencontres d’Arles and Institut français are launching a curatorial research grant open to citizens of an African country (and mainly based in Africa). It is aimed at African curators wishing to carry out an unprecedented exhibition project in connection with images/photography.

STAGE 1 — RESEARCH (summer 2019 to autumn 2019)
– The selected project’s curator will receive a €5,000 grant.
– The budget and schedule will be submitted to the direction of the Rencontres d’Arles for approval.
– After the research period, the curator must send the artistic direction of the Rencontres d’Arles a note to validate the feasibility of carrying out the project and presenting it as an exhibition.

STAGE 2 — PRODUCTION & INSTALLATION (from winter 2019 to summer 2020)
After agreement, the project will enter the production and installation stage, supported by the Rencontres d’Arles. The exhibition will be part of the Rencontres d’Arles 2020.

More info and how to apply (the form has to be filled in online).

Deadline of the call for entries : 13th of June, 2019
Announcement of the results : during the Rencontres d’Arles opening week, 1st to 7th of July, 2019