Est-Nord-Est, résidence d’artistes

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Name of Residency: Est-Nord-Est, résidence d’artistes

Originally based on the idea of encounters between sculptors with contemporary practices and those using traditional skills typical of the region, ENE now welcomes contemporary visual-arts artists from all disciplines. The residencies at ENE are intended for professional artists, both established and emerging, from all over the world. They offer artists and authors an opportunity to explore their research more deeply, to experiment, and to create in a cultural space that is unique, lively, and stimulating.

The two-month residency periods offered in spring, summer, fall, and winter for the first time in 2020, bring together four artists and one author in contemporary art.

Residency Programme since: 1992
Description of Organisation:

Est-Nord-Est (ENE) is an artist-run centre the mandate of which is to provide an international community of artists and authors in contemporary art with support by offering space and time for research and experimentation, as well as privileged access to local resources and knowhow.

The centre is situated in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, a village on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River, in a unique geographic and historical locale.

Organisation founded in: 1992
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Artist-Run
Working Languages:
  • English
  • French
Presentation of artists’ work: Arranged on a case-by-case basis
Duration of residency:
  • Months: 2
Number of studios: N/A
Number of artists in residence at one time: 4
Studio type and size: Private studio
Accommodation type:
Private Room
Shared Apartment
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Literature
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Private studio / workplace
  • Kitchen
  • Internet
  • Bicycle
  • Computer
What artistic facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Welding tools
  • Woodworking tools
  • Metalworking tools
  • Technical assistance
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: Yes
Companions Allowed:
  • N/A
  • Application process: Open call
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Food
    • Supplies
    Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
    • Public talk
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Presentation
    Selection process: By committee
    Setting: Rural
    Street & Number: 335, avenue de Gaspé Ouest
    Postal Code: G0R 3G0
    City: Saint-Jean-Port-Joli
    Country long: Canada
    335, avenue de Gaspé Ouest
    Saint-Jean-Port-Joli G0R 3G0 CAN
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