For the past twenty years, the city of Marseille has developed a cultural policy aimed at supporting emerging artists. 11 artists aged under 35 are selected for their potential by a jury of professionals and awarded studio spaces at a moderate rent for a duration of 23 months. The studios are located on two sites: Boisson (4th Arrondissement) and Lorette (2nd Arrondissement). Astérides and Triangle France are members of the national network Arts en residence. They provide on-going support to the municipal studios’ resident artists, to help them develop their critical, technical and professional skills+ MORE
2015 Laureate of the Marseille Municipal Art Studios Award.
The Marseille Municipal Art Studios Award is presented every two years with every new session of residencies. The laureate artist is given the opportunity to show his work in one of Marseille’s public museums. 2015 laureate Thomas Teurlai will present his piece Bullroarer at the Musée Cantini.
Teurlai THOMAS TEURLAI
The Award was presented during the Marseille Municipal Arts Studio exhibition that took place from August 28th to September 13th 2015, as part of the artist in residence support programme managed by the Arts en residence national network, a partnership between Astérides and Triangle France.
for a residency
The call for applications is open to visual artists under 35 living in Marseille. Eleven workshops will be allocated for a duration of 23 months. The next call for applications will be launched in autumn 2018.