Since its creation in 1965, the Cité Internationale des Arts has welcomed artists from all over the world. It is a place of life open to dialogue between cultures, where artists meet their audiences and professionals. In partnership with 135 French and international organizations, it welcomes each month more than 300 artists from all disciplines, generations and horizons.
The Institut Français offers individual residencies and finances the accommodation in studio-apartments at the Cité internationale des arts, on the site of the Marais, in Paris.
Artists may present a research project on a topic/theme of their choice, within the disciplines mentioned below:
Architecture/landscaping/urban planning, visual arts, street arts/circus/puppets, comic arts, cinema (fiction, animated cinema, creative documentary), exhibition curating/art critic, digital creation (digital arts, video games, VR), dance, design/graphism, literature (fiction, essay, children’s literature), crafts, fashion design, music (current, classic, contemporary and music for films and video games), photography, multi-disciplinary projects, theater.