On the proposal of the selection committee chaired by Charlotte Laubard, Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, and Franck Riester, Minister for Culture, Zineb Sedira has been selected to represent France at the 59thVenice International Art Biennale in 2021.
The PERSPEKTIVE jury of independent Franco-German experts met in January to select five winning projectsfrom a large number of 2020 applications. Dialogue, emergence and mobilityare the strong points that define PERSPEKTIVE.
The PERSPEKTIVE fund, initiated by the Institut français of Germany, is supported by the Ministry for Culture, the Institut français and the Goethe Institute.
In the context of the current sanitary crisis, the Institut français has closed the doors of its Paris location since March 16th, in order to protect the health of its employees. From now on, all the members of staff are working remotely to best fulfill its public service missions, to support and accompany all of its partners, especially the French cultural network abroad.
Since January 2020 a Coronavirus COVID-19 (ex 2019-nCoV) epidemic has spread from China.
You’ll find authoritative answers to your questions on the epidemic and recommendations for your health on the French government’s website https://www.gouvernement.fr/en/coronavirus-covid-19
The Résidences sur mesure (Custom residencies) allow French artists or foreign artists residing in France to carry out and/or deepen personal research for a project of their choice abroad and in the countries indicated.With the goal of providing better support to artists, custom residencies are set up every year on a rotating basis. The disciplines for 2020 are Performing Arts (street arts, new circus and puppets – dance, performances – theatre) and Creative Music.
The commission met in January and selected 15 projects for 2020.