CENTRE POMPADOUR - neofeminist laboratory

General information

Brief description of organisation

CENTRE POMPADOUR is an artist run non-profit organization, created by the artist Michaela Spiegel. On our advisory board we have Mme Marie Deparis-Yafil, curator for contemporary art, Mme Michèle Larue, writer, Mr Regis Durand, museum´s director, Mme Micol Hebron, activist and artist, and Mlle Michaela Spiegel, artist.

Organisation founded in


Brief description of residency program

CENTRE POMPADOUR, the laboratory of neo-feminism, welcomes like-minded creative professionals from all over the world to work on projects that place gender equality and feminist empowerment at the heart of the creative process and outreach. it offers accommodation and private work space for a determined period of time.

the creatives-in-residency program runs July through October (residencies of 2 weeks up to 2 months).

to qualify for the creatives-in-residency program you have to be a creative professional or a graduate art student or do research in the fields of feminism or gender studies.

the residency fee is 600€ per person per week for a very spacious room with private bath room in the château, breakfast from monday to friday included, one welcome dinner per week included, bikes, parking, wifi, shared studio space, use of all indoor and outdoor amenities.

Residency program since


Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • New Media
  • Curatorial
  • Film Making
  • Architecture
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Music
  • Literature
Type of organisation
  • Artist-Run
  • Independent Association/Foundation

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • 2 weeks
Number of artists resident at one time

between 5 and 10

Companions allowed
  • Children
  • Partners
  • Pets
  • Other
Grants available

One grant per month is offered during the residency season, which is 300€ per week (half of our normal residency fee).

Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Housing
  • Supplies
  • Food
  • Other
Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
Application who/how

Digital Application

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

Arranged on a case-by-case basis

Description of residency


RuralFrench chateau built in 1849

  • Internet Connection
  • Dance / Performance Practice Space
  • Musical Instruments
  • Library
  • Office
  • Kitchen
Number of studios


Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

  • Private Room
Working language(s)
  • English
  • French
  • German
Other activities happening at the space
  • Presentation
  • Films

How to reach

By train

200 km from Paris, direct trains to Abbeville via Amiens

By plane

CDG Paris

By car

200 km from Paris, take the highway A1 or A16

Nearest airport

CDG Paris

Contact information

CENTRE POMPADOUR - neofeminist laboratory
9, rue du chateau
80210 ercourt


Phone: 0033 7 88 37 36 84

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