Paris – Every year given 2011, BMW Art Culture
has given a detailed artist a event to furnish a
photography plan over a march of a three-month residency. The
plan is undertaken during a GOBELINS School of Visual Arts, that is
now in a fourth year as BMW Residency partner, following a six-year
partnership with a Nicéphore Niépce Museum.
The BMW Residency
culminates in a prolongation of works underneath a artistic instruction of
François Cheval with support from a GOBELINS team.
The BMW Residency will take place between Sep and
A preference of works constructed during a residency will be
exhibited during dual vital photography events for that BMW is a partner:
a Rencontres d’Arles International Festival and Paris Photo* 2021
Works constructed during a BMW Residency will be
presented in a book enclosed in a BMW Art Culture collection.
Projects submitted by applicants for a BMW
Residency contingency be suggestive with a concentration on creation and
investigation charity a uninformed prophesy of a universe in transition
regulating technical, narrative, documentary, and comic techniques as
required, and sketch on GOBELINS resources and François Cheval’s
Projects contingency be strange and disdainful to a BMW
Residency and contingency not have been presented, even partially, during the
time of application. Moreover, they contingency not be exhibited before to the
Rencontres d’Arles or Paris Photo 2021*.
BMW offers a leader of a Residency during GOBELINS an
€8,000 grant, entrance to support from experts, prolongation of two
exhibitions during prestigious venues for a Rencontres d’Arles and Paris
Photo*, announcement of a book, a set of exhibited photographs, the
support of artistic director, François Cheval, and support with
The artist is comparison by a preference committee
formed on his/her focus submitted in response to a call for
applications. The preference cabinet includes pivotal sum from the
universe of photography.
*The events mentioned are not contractual
and are theme to change.
The works comparison jointly by a artist and a artistic
executive of a BMW Residency are divided into 3 batches:
The initial batch, that is a set used in a exhibition, is
given to a artist.
The second collection given to GOBELINS consists
of a digital chronicle of a work.
The third collection is submitted to
BMW France. It comprises a preference of works comparison jointly by the
artist and BMW France. This preference contingency embody all works that are
deputy of a investigation and work achieved during the
Residency (including detailed images/objects used for publicizing
Applications should embody a biography, one or more
sets of finished works as good as a note of vigilant on a planned
A preference of field will be shortlisted.
They will be asked to safeguard that they are accessible for half a day
for an talk with a jury to benefaction detailed prints and past
work. The talk can be finished on site, in GOBELINS or by videoconference.
The call for applications for a BMW Residency will be
accessible to download from a BMW France and GOBELINS
websites from Jan 15th, 2020: www.bmw.fr/fr/topics/univers/bmw-art-et-culture/candidatures-residence-2020.html
Applications should be finished in English or French
on a height by a deadline of 23:59 (CET) on Mar 31, 2020:
Please email a following residence with any questions regarding
applications: [email protected]
BMW France and photography.
Daring to emanate and innovate has always been hard-wired into
a BMW DNA.
BMW is a good follower in aesthetics and
technological innovation. In France, a association has comparison to support
photography as an original, striking art form and an invention that
contributed to a appearance of a complicated age in most a same proceed as
This joining initial came to delight in a BMW Paris Photo
Award for a 2003 Paris Photo fair. Awarded for 8 years, this prize
became an general benchmark noticing artists’ work exhibited
in galleries and assisting to modernise detailed language.
BMW has been an executive partner of Paris Photo given 2003 and
became a partner of Rencontres d’Arles in 2009. This joining was
reinforced in 2011 when a BMW Residency was set up. After 6 years
of partnership with a Nicéphore Niépce Museum, BMW France reoriented
a BMW Residency by entering a new partnership with a Gobelins
School of Visual Arts in Paris to give winners entrance to an
sourroundings with a sum importance on innovation, believe transfer,
and new technologies. This new proviso of a BMW Residency chimes
ideally with a forward-looking prophesy of a hundred-year-old
group, that is formed on innovative concepts mixing technology,
design, and creativity. BMW supports contemporary creativity by giving
a leader finish artistic freedom.
The school’s innovative proceed to preparation and
experimentation, and a send of believe between experts, prize
winners, and students are a ideal painting of a philosophy
that BMW has set out for a future.
Past winners of a BMW Residency – 2011 to 2019.
The BMW Residency has brought esteem winners’ work to the
courtesy of professionals and a wider public.
In 2011, Alexandra Catiere was a leader of a initial edition.
This immature Belarusian artist is eminent for a sweetmeat and
comprehension of her work, that successfully combines normal and
fashionable techniques. Book co-produced by BMW Art Culture and
éditions Trocadéro. BMW Residency Collection, Alexandra Catiere 2012.
In 2012, BMW upheld a immature French photographer Marion
Gronier as she tackled a personal plan on a tellurian face and its
masks. Her photos constraint a impulse when a external facade slips and
a face, now disembodied, empties. Book co-produced by BMW Art
Culture and éditions Trocadéro. BMW Residency Collection, Marion
In 2013, a twin Mazaccio Drowilal captivated a really wide
public with a “Wild Style” project, doubt animal
imagery in mass culture. Book co-produced by BMW Art Culture and
éditions Trocadéro. BMW Residency Collection, Mazaccio Drowilal 2014.
In 2014, Natasha Caruana, a immature British artist, focused on
seeking a law of “love during initial sight” during her
residency. She took her impulse from her possess life and drew on
renouned misconceptions and systematic surveys to get closer, through
photography, to a law of this evermore irregular phenomenon.
Book co-produced by BMW Art Culture and éditions Trocadéro. BMW
Residency Collection, Natasha Caruana 2015.
In 2015, with her “Fieldnotes for Nicephora” project,
Alinka Echeverría, examined a historic, technical and philosophical
links between photography and ceramics. Her plan took us into the
Nicéphore Niépce Museum’s archives. “Fieldnotes for
Nicephora” was exhibited during a Rouen Ceramics Museum and the
Capture Festival in Vancouver, Canada. Book co-produced by BMW Art
Culture and éditions Trocadéro. BMW Residency Collection, Alinka
In 2016, in her “Always a Sun” plan for a BMW
Residency Dune Varela examined several means of representing landscape
photographed by several temporalities. She reflects on the
decrease and infirmity of photography as a medium, and the
union of a routine of disappearance into constructed images.
Book co-produced by BMW Art Culture and éditions Trocadéro. BMW
Residency Collection, Dune Varela 2017.
In 2017, “In a City”, by Baptiste Rabichon examined
experimentation. His summary is conveyed regulating formidable production
collection and processes mixing new technologies and traditional
techniques. While erratic Paris, he took photographs of eight
balconies, a usually inner partial of Parisians’ apartments that they
display to a outward world. These pivotal comforts of a work are
totally remade by a photographer, who has altered a images
regulating several normal and complicated techniques. Book co-produced by
BMW Art Culture and éditions Trocadéro. BMW Residency
Collection, Baptiste Rabichon 2018.
In 2018, Emeric Lhuisset worked on “The Other Shore”,
a plan exploring migration, a humanist vision, and symbolic
dimension. He attempted to pound a banned of immediacy and urgency,
replacing this with a life-spanning detailed narrative. At
Rencontres d’Arles, he exhibited “When a Clouds Speak”,
that considers how to etch what can't be seen and a boundary of
images. At Paris Photo, he exhibited “The Other Shore” with
his “Theaters of War” array featuring Kurdish fighters
subsequently striking as refugees in his array of cyanotypes. Book
co-produced by BMW Art Culture and éditions Trocadéro. BMW
Residency Collection, Emeric Lhuisset 2019.
In 2019, Lewis Bush was comparison for his plan “Ways of
Seeing Algorithmically”, exploring a proceed in that machines view
and know a world. He uses protracted existence technology, itself
a form of computer-aided vision. Bush is updating John Berger’s
mythological book “Ways of Seeing”, that examines ways in
that art can be seen and understood, with a practical book enabling the
strange work to be review by a eyes of a computer. This virtual
book will be accessible as a giveaway download, that anyone with entrance to
a duplicate of a strange “Ways of Seeing” can use to give the
book a practical update.
BMW Group, a enthusiast of a arts
BMW supports over 100 informative projects all over a world, in
complicated and contemporary art, jazz and exemplary music, and
pattern and design. As such, it contributes to a dissemination
of believe and a arts.
In any of a partnerships, BMW Group
guarantees artists extensive freedom, as this is as essential to the
success of innovative artistic work as it is to a presentation of major
innovations in a successful company.
The story began in 1972,
when artist Gerhard Richter was consecrated to furnish 3 very
vast paintings “Rot”, “Gelb” and “Blau”
for a domicile of a BMW Group in Munich. During this period,
BMW and Hervé Poulain introduced a collection of BMW Art Cars
designed by globally eminent contemporary artists, such as Alexander
Calder, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Olafur
Eliasson, and Jeff Koons. In late 2016, a 19th BMW Art Car by John
Baldessari was presented during Art Basel Miami Beach and placed 8th in
a GTLM sequence during a 24 Hours of Daytona (USA). In 2017, the
BMW Art Car, designed by Chinese multimedia artist Cao Fei, was shown
in Beijing and raced in Nov during a 24 Hours of Macao.
supports museums and awards, such as a Munich Academy of Fine Arts,
a Goethe-Institut, a “Premio de Pintura” in Spain, the
Berlin Biennial, and a Tate Modern in London, where BMW has created
a “BMW Tate Live”. In addition, partnerships with
general fairs have strong in new years: alongside the
abc (art berlin contemporary), Gallery Weekend Berlin and a Berlin
Biennial, BMW is concerned in events such as Art Basel in Basel, Miami
Beach and Hong Kong, Frieze Art Fair and a Frieze Masters in London
and New York, Paris Photo, Kyotography, a Korea International Art
Fair and a Kochi-Muziris Biennale in India. Since 2015, Art Basel
and BMW have been ancillary rising artists by a BMW Art
Journey, that sends winners on a tour around a world, with the
importance on discovery, sell and creativity.
“BMW Art Guide by Independent Collectors” comforts 270
private collections holding a reader on a tour to over 45
countries and 196 cities mostly in areas that are off a beaten track,
any charity a singular experience.
GOBELINS School of Visual Arts.
GOBELINS plays a executive purpose in a artistic industries, having
determined itself for over 50 years as a benchmark propagandize for
artistic visible disciplines, covering a whole routine from image
pattern to production. As a member physique of a Paris Region Chamber of
Commerce and Industry, GOBELINS offers training in photography, print
and multimedia communication, striking design, interactive design,
animation, and video diversion design. The propagandize trains over 1,000
students of that 495 are apprentices, as good as 2,000 trainees who
are enrolled in stability preparation courses.
GOBELINS: “genuine experiences”.
At GOBELINS, students learn to “develop their possess unique
visible identity”! For over 50 years, a photography department
has been sexually training this to students who go on to lead
successful careers in artistic photography. With a finger on the
beat of unpractical and technological developments in contemporary
photography, GOBELINS trains photographers and video makers as
“project managers” by a 3-year module (a bachelor’s
grade during Level 6 underneath a European Qualifications Framework). It
transforms them into professionals able of shooting, printing,
touching adult photos, formulating 3D images, and sharpened and editing
videos (short format). GOBELINS encourages believe send by
charity a students workshops led by veteran photographers such
as Jean-François Bauret, Christophe Huet, Dominique Issermann, Payram,
Paolo Roversi, and Cyrille Weiner.
Graduates of a propagandize embody a following famous
photographers and rising stars: Raphaël Dallaporta whose work features
in prestigious collections in France and worldwide – Sacha Goldberger,
an promotion executive, artistic director, and photographer –
Mathilde Fanet, leader of a 2018 Industrial Photography Award –
Margaux Senlis, leader of a 2017 Marc Grosset Award – Pascale
Arnaud, leader of a 2017 Picto Fashion Award – Laura Bonnefous,
leader of a 2015 Picto Fashion Award with a talent extend – Charlotte
Abramow, leader of a 2014 Picto Fashion Award and special
eminence during a Photo Folio Awards during a Rencontres d’Arles for
her book Maurice, tristesse et rigolade [Maurice, unhappiness and fun], –
Fanny Viguier, leader of a 2012 SFR Young Talent Award, – Maia
Flore, leader of a 2015 HSBC Photography Award.
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