The residency shall take place from 1st September to 30th November 2023 at the Fonderie Darling and from 1st to 22nd December 2023 at the Matapedia Train Station and cannot be split (in light of potential health restrictions related to the pandemic, the dates are provisional and may be changed depending on the situation at the time). The artist shall stay in one of the four live-in studios at the Fonderie Darling. The studio accommodation is equipped with a sink, small kitchen and a small bedroom in a mezzanine. The bathroom, large kitchen, dining room and rooftop terrace are communal and shared by all artists. Bedlinen and towels are provided.
For the Matapedia Train Station residency, the artist shall be offered accommodation in the village and a studio in the Matapedia Train Station.
The additional three-week residency at the Matapedia Train Station is optional. Artist should mention and justify his or her intention to take advantage of this opportunity when submitting the application. Once the call for applications is closed, it will no longer be possible to apply for an extension of the residency in Matapedia Train Station.
The residency program at the Darling Foundry / Matapedia Train Station will offer:
• support and administrative follow-up,
• support for the development and dissemination of artistic work and networking with regular meetings organized with professionals from the art world
• provision of technical workshops and experienced technicians.