Transcultures, Centre interdisciplinaire des cultures électroniques et sonores (direction artistique : Philippe Franck), est une association qui a été créée en 1996 à Bruxelles pour promouvoir et développer les croisements entre les pratiques artistiques/culturelles contemporaines et les enjeux arts/société/technologies. Elle explore plus particulièrement les champs de la création numérique et des arts sonores. Depuis 2008, Transcultures est installée à Mons sur le site des Anciens Abattoirs pour y développer un centre interdisciplinaire alliant production, médiation et réflexion pour les créateurs et les cultures électroniques et sonores.


Transcultures, Interdisciplinary Center for Sound and Electronic Cultures (Artistic Director: Philippe Franck) is an association born in 1996 in order to promote and develop crossings between contemporary artistic practices and arts/society/technology stakes; focusing in particular on sound art and digital creation. Since 2008, Transcultures is settled in Mons (Belgium) and through its new interdisciplinary center, is working on production, mediation and reflection regarding electronic and sound projects.

Open call MAP residency Transcultures – Pépinières européennes pour jeunes artistes 2016 Mons


In the framework of Pépinières européennes pour jeunes artistesMAP programme, Transcultures, Interdisciplinary centre for digital and sound cultures, together with the City of Mons (Belgium), with the support of the Ministry of Culture and the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, is launching a call for a 3-month creative residency in order to develop a new project (installation, performance or other proposal) in the field of sound arts (with a special attention to technology/research/science/innovation projects).

The residency will last from the end of June to mid-September in Mons and will lead to a public presentation within the City Sonic international sound arts festival (15 > 25.09.2016).

Deadline : May 29th 2016 at midnight (Paris time) .


Who can participate

This residency, as part of the MAP programme, addresses young emerging artists from all fields of expression residing in one the countries of the Europan Union (except Belgium).


How to participate?

Procedure in 2 steps

  1. Create an account and submit your project on Pépinières européennes’ platform (guidelines on this document).Les candidatures devront impérativement être enregistrées sur la plateforme e.mobility avant le 29 mai 2016 à minuit (heure de Paris) pour être valides.En cas de problème technique, merci d’écrire à avant cette date.Applications must be registered on the e.mobility platform before May 29th 2016 at midnight (Paris time) to be valid. Should you face any technical issue, please write before this date.
  2. Once you have completed the online registration, send a copy of your complete application to Jacques Urbanska (project officer at Transcultures) – (object: MAP 2016 residencies).

    Please contact Jacques Urbanska for any question.


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