The Cité internationale des Arts in Paris
and writers regard Paris as a centre of attraction confirmed by its
age-old traditions. The artistic life of this major capital maintains
unflagging strength, youthfulness and vitality. Since 1965, scores of Québec
artists, musicians, singers, painters, filmmakers, playwrights and
choreographers have taken advantage of the studio that Québec has
opened there. The remarkable geographic location of the Cité
internationale des Arts facilitates a broad range of contacts and makes
readily access the cultural diversity of the French capital.
Architectural research, arts and crafts, cinema and video, circus arts, dance, digital arts, literature and storytelling, multidisciplinary arts, music, popular song, theatre, visual arts
Artists with over 10 years of artistic practice.
Writers eligible for Mid-Career or Development grants.
Fondation de la Cité internationale des Arts is part of the lengthy
history of the intellectual relations that France has always maintained
with the entire world. For nearly 40 years, it has welcomed on its
magnificent site at the Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville artists from around
the world who have come to seek inspiration and work in the City of
The Cité internationale des Arts makes available to residents equipped group studios and rehearsal studios. It organizes exhibitions and concerts.
The apartment is roughly 20 m2 and is designed for working and living. It includes a
bedroom, a kitchenette, a bathroom and a large room that serves as a living
room and workshop. It is fully furnished but does not offer any specialized equipment.
stay and amount of the grant
Six months, from January to June or from July to December 2017.
The amount of the grant is $20 000.
April 1, 2016
This studio has been made available through the
collaboration of the Cité internationale des Arts, the Québec Government
Office in Paris, the ministère des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie
and the ministère de la Culture et des Communications.
Cité internationale des Arts : www.citedesartsparis.net
Contact information for Québec government delegations, offices and field offices abroad is available on the Website of the ministère des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie
Québec artists who have resided since 2000 in the Québec Studio in
Christiane Duchesne (2000 literature), Larry Tremblay (2000 theatre), Mario Côté (2001 visual arts), Pierre Samson (2001 literature), Christine Jensen (2002 music), Sylvie Laliberté (2002 media arts), Catherine Tardif (2003 dance), Marcel Marois (2003 visual arts), Martin Faucher (2004 theatre), Jean Royer (2004 literature), Karen Spencer (2005 visual arts), André Duchesne (2005 music), Sylvain Émard (2006 dance), Michel Donato (2006 music), Carl Trahan (2007 visual arts), Michel Lambert (2007 music), Yannick Rieu (2008 music), Karen Trask (2008 visual arts), Manuel Lau (2009 visual arts), Pierre Bertrand (2009 literature), Carmen Jolin (2010 theatre), Claudie Gagnon (2010 multidisciplinary
arts), Bernard Falaise (2011 music), Michel Gauthier (2011 theatre)., Jocelyne Alloucherie (2012 visual arts), Alain Bédard (2012 music), Estelle Clareton (2013 dance) Marie-Renée Otis (2013 arts and crafts),
Sylvain Côté (2014 music), Tricia Middleton (2014 visual arts), François
Bourassa (2015 music), Cynthia Girard (2015 visual arts)
Interior of the studio-apartment.
Photos: Alain Bédard