Te Ataata: Call for applications 2016 [fr]
The Cultural Office of the French Embassy in New Zealand and Auckland University of Technology are pleased to invite applications to participate in the Te Ataata Residency Programme in 2016.
The programme is for a French creative practitioner to be hosted at Colab in Auckland. Applicants may come from an art, design or creative technologies background, and will demonstrate a strong engagement in new media and hybrid practices. The residency will enable the development of new initiatives and joint collaborations on topics of mutual interest.
The residency includes:
- International return airfare, Paris-Auckland
- Domestic airfares
- Accommodation for 12 weeks for resident (can include a spouse or partner)
- Stipend of NZ$ 1000 per week
- Full access to Colab facilities and expertise
- Call: October, 2015
- Deadline for application: 31st December, 2015
- Selection: January, 2016
- Participation: 12 weeks duration. Commencing any time between 1st April and 15th August 2016 and ending before 12th November 2016.
About Te Ataata
The Cultural Office of the French Embassy in New Zealand and Auckland University of Technology launched the residency programme in 2015. It allows for a French creative practitioner to be hosted at Colab in Auckland in 2015, 2016 and 2017. The residency enables the development of new initiatives and joint collaborations. It allows a French creative professional to come to New Zealand for a period of 3 months and includes international return airfares, accommodation and a stipend of NZ$1000 per week.
We welcome applicants from art, design or engineering backgrounds, who demonstrate a strong engagement in new media and hybrid practices, working in emergent areas using creative technologies.
Applications are open until 31 December 2015.
For a complete descriptioni of the residency, terms, condition and application details, click HERE
For more information, please contact: cooperation.wellington-amba[a]diplomatie.gouv.fr
2015 residents: Raphaël Pluvinage and Marion Pinaffo, both graduates from one of the premier art and design schools in France, ENSCI Les-Ateliers, will take part in the inaugural Te Ataata residency programme from September to November. Their research focuses on the development of printed electronic toys and interactive art, topics they have previously worked on through their design company Papier Machine.