Laureates of Research and Creation grants

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The French Academy in Rome – Villa Medici, through its partnerships with the creative, theory and history of art faculties of various universities, hosts young foreign students and researchers for medium-term residencies (from 1 to 4 months depending on the research fields). These artists and researchers come from faculties of postgraduate creative studies or PhD and post-doctoral history of art studies.

The French Academy in Rome – Villa Medici provides housing to the fellows who will be remunerated by local partners (and eventually also by the Institute). In some cases students who are staying at the French Academy of Rome receive a diploma or a certificate, depending on the specific procedures of each discipline. This possibility is gradually being extended to all disciplines.

Daniel Arasse Award
The Daniel Arasse award consist of a reasearch residency of one month, and are destined to candidates holders of a French Second Class Master or equivalent degree, specialized in Art History. These fellowships are awarded in partnership with the École Française de Rome. Eight Daniel Arasse awards of 900 euros each have been assigned every year since 2001. The French Academy in Rome – Villa Medici provides housing for the fellows (contribution for maintenance costs: 10 euros/day). Candidates who wish to apply are invited to present a research project focused on modern and contemporary periods that require access to documents or art works conserved in Rome or Italy.

André Chastel Award
The André Chastel award consist of a research residency of one or two months, and are destined to art historians with a post-doctoral degree. These fellowships are awarded in partnership with the Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art. Two André Chastel awards of 3,000 euros each have been assigned every year since 2010. The French Academy in Rome – Villa Medici provides housing for the fellows (contribution for maintenance costs: 10 euros/day). Candidates who wish to apply are invited to present a research project focused on modern and contemporary periods that require access to documents or art works conserved in Rome or Italy.

Recipients of the André Chastel Award for 2021 are: Ariane Varela Braga and Louis Vitalis.
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