Artist residencies in South of France
Documentary-art Net is a non profit association, situated in in the departement of Aude, near Carcassonne, one hour from Toulouse and one hour from Montpellier and offers 3 local artist studios as residencies. The idea is to introduce artists from different backgrounds and countries to art lovers in the area and to enrich the artistic environment.The area is known for its vineyards. The landscape is very attractive, nearby the sea (mediterranean) and mountains and much of it is wild. There are some important art centers in unusual and very beautiful spaces, like a château or caves where vine was made in the past.
artist residency - Puichéric
Artist Studio - Residency in Peyriac de mer
Peyriac de mer is located in the heart of the Regional Natural park of Narbonne on the banks of the étang ( Salt lake) de Bages-Sigean, surrounded by exceptional fauna and flora.
The artist residency in Peyriac de mer is on a beautiful square in the center of the village.
The studio has a history of being offered to artists since 1992 by swiss artist Matias Spescha *1925 †2008. He used to live and work in this area for 50 years.
The residency has spacious floor and wall spaces on 2 floors and is suitable for sculpture, installation work and painting but also most other art practices. At the end of the residency we will organise an exhibition / open studio which will be promoted by documentary-art.net.
Ground floor: floor space - 38 m2, 2 walls - hight 2.8 m - shower and toilet.
First floor : floor space - 38m2, main wall ca. 4.5m x 5m , sidewall slanted from 4.5m to 1.2m. Open kitchen, 2 beds, table and chairs. The artists can shift the furniture as convenient. No internet connection installed / It is possible to buy a Mobile Web connection.
600 euros/month - a price can be arranged for longer stays.
Airports: Perpignan, Carcassonne
Train station: Nabonne
Bus: Regular service from and to Narbonne.
The best times to use the studio are from march to november.
August is more busy with the holiday tourism.
Selection is not automatic however we would encourage anyone interested to apply.
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Etang and Landscape
Jasmin flowering on the window