Fondation Fiminco: Open Call for Artist Residency




Fondation Fiminco launches an open call for visual artists across all disciplines to undertake a residency in Romainville (Seine-Saint- Denis). This residency will be focused on research and development, as well as production.

The residency is aimed at artists residing in France or abroad, without an age limit, who can demonstrate a professional practice, either emerging established.


A jury constituted of professionals from the art world and cultural sector will review applications and shortlist candidates. Shortlisted artists will be asked for an interview in person, or via videoconference in March 2021.


January 28st, 2021
Deadline for submitting applications

March 2021
Interviews of shortlisted candidates by the jury

April 2021
Announcement of successful artists

September 2021
Commencement of the residency


16 artists
Artists-in-residence at Fiminco Fondation

11 months
Duration of residency in Romainville

5 technical workshops

7 collective studios


Please organise your file into a single pdf as follows:

MANDATORY DOCUMENTS ———————— (if the application does not contain these documents, it will automatically be excluded):

1/ A CV In which the artist outlines his training and artistic background.

2/ A note of intent, or residency project outline (2 pages maximum) Explaining the research direction that the artist wishes to explore during the 11 months of residency. Candidates can, if they wish, propose a project in relation to the local area and/or the public (for example with institutions, associations, communities and researchers based in the departments of Seine-Saint-Denis or Paris).

3/ A summary of the note of intent (maximum 1,000 characters) A summary of the research direction that the artist wishes to conduct during their residency.

4/ An artistic portfolio (15 pages maximum) Presenting a set of recent works representative of the artist’s practice.

5/ Letter(s) of recommendation (1 to 3 maximum) The letter or letters addressed to the jury are to be written by professionals with whom the artist has collaborated.


6/ Links, publications, videos Any document that the artist deems useful to communicate to the selection committee that can be accessed through online links (participation in conferences or symposiums, press articles, films, interviews, etc.)

7/ A short presentation video (5 minutes maximum) The application can be accompanied by a short video in which the artist freely presents his career and work.


The application can be written in French or English. It must be submitted in PDF format only, in a single file. The file should be sent by email only to: before January 28st, 2021