Rithöfundasamband Íslands

The Writers' Union of Iceland

Dvalarsetur í La Rochelle 2022 fyrir barna- og ungmennabókahöfund

Rithöfundasamband Íslands (RSÍ) og Centre Intermondes de la Rochelle, la Maison des écritures de la Rochelle og í samstarfi við Franska sendiráðið á Íslandi og Alliance Française í Reykjavik auglýsa eftir umsóknum um dvöl í dvalarsetrinu Centre Intermondes í einn mánuð í maí 2022. Umsóknir skulu vera á ensku.

Please note that our application form is currently unavailable!

Instead of filling out the form we ask applicants to send an email to umsoknir@rsi.is with the following information:

Name, ID-number, email, home address, postal code, mobile number, requested time of stay and other message if needed.

Centre Intermondes is an international space of artistic residency dedicated to contemporary creation in all its forms (plastic, digital, musical, literary …).

The Centre Intermondes seeks to encourage and develop international exchanges, with the aim of facilitating contemporary creativity in all forms of artistic expression, and thus to build bridges between cultures to the mutual enrichment of all.

A privileged space for debates and meetings, it connects the resident artists with the various cultural and educational actors in La Rochelle and in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine Region, in order to build joint projects and present their creation to various audiences.

La Maison des Ecritures (The House of Scriptures) is an international artistic residency space dedicated to contemporary written creation in all its forms (from script to choreography, including literature, comics, heritage, poetry, digital etc.).
Space of residency, for research, for meetings between artists and confrontation between different visions of the world, La Maison des Ecritures is now located at the Villa Fort Louis in the Parc Frank Delmas in La Rochelle, facing the ocean. 
It is open and accessible to the public. Workshops, courses, readings, exhibitions, conferences, and other events are organized there throughout the year.

Period

May 2022, minimum stay of three weeks.

Selection Process

Selections are made by the Centre Intermondes-Maison des écritures de la Rochelle and RSÍ. The artist is selected based on the quality of his/her work, his/her motivation to join the residency in La Rochelle and his/her interest in participating in a stimulating and creative environment.

Eligibility

This residency program is open to all youth literature writers who are members of RSÍ.

It is not necessary to speak French to apply.

Facilities

The artist in residence will be provided with a spacious accommodation at Centre Intermondes and a large 24hr-access space located at Maison des Ecritures  de La Rochelle .

Transportation

The artist will be provided a travel grant for his/her transportation from Reykjavik to La Rochelle and back.

Per diem

The resident will receive a per diem during his/her stay in La Rochelle.

Workshops and Lectures

All artists in residence are expected to participate in one workshop within the duration of their residency as well as give one talk.

Application Requirements

All applications must be sent via an electronic application form online and all attachments via email. Applications must include:

  • Artist Bio in English
  • A brief letter of motivation stating reasons for wishing to join this residency programme (in English)
  • The project the applicant wishes to undertake during his/her residency (in English)

Please note that our application form is currently unavailable!

Instead of filling out the form we ask applicants to send an email to umsoknir@rsi.is with the following information:

Name, ID-number, email, home address, postal code, mobile number, requested time of stay and other message if needed.

Where to apply

Applicants must fill out the application form on the RSÍ website.

All attachments must be sent via email to: umsoknir@rsi.is

Applications are due by the 29th of October 2021.

The recepient will be contacted on or before the 10th of November 2021.


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