Deadline: 15/05/2019

Writing Residencies, Summer 2019

‘La Devignère’ announces its summer retreat period for 2019! We will be open to artists and writers.

Description of residency program
‘La Devignère’ announces its summer retreat period for 2019! We will be open to artists and writers of all forms needing time and space for writing and reflection.

Duration of residency
Dates: July 5 - August 3 2019 (period of residency flexible, subject to availability – minimum one week)

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance

  • Visual Art
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Music
  • Literature
  • Educational Programmes
  • New Media
  • Film Making
  • Photography

Residents are expected to work unassisted on their own material for the duration of the residency. The evening meal is often an informal time for discussion and sharing of ideas.


  • Transport: Collection from Angouleme train station (connections from Bordeaux and Paris) or Limoges airport possible.
  • Full board. Residents are free to help themselves to breakfast and light lunch in the collective kitchen. The evening meal is prepared by us and shared in the kitchen by all residents. This is an important part of the conviviality of the retreat! Food is based on local seasonal organic food where possible, and mostly vegetarian.
  • Towels and bed linen provided.

Studio/ workspace
Each artist/writer will be provided with a large simple but comfortable private living and working space in a peaceful environment.

Fees and support
Cost: €400 per week per person

Expectations towards the artist
Residents will be requested to give an informal overview of what they have been working on towards the end of the residency period - this can be in whatever format the artist chooses (viewing of visual work in progress, short reading or workshop etc).

Application information
To apply, please send a short bio/CV (in French or English) as well as an expression of interest/how you would wish to use the residency period to

Deadline for applications: 30 April 2019

Further information can be found on our facebook page

Writing Residencies, Summer 2019

Writing Residencies, Summer 2019


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