The musical research residency program is open to composers, professional musicians or students who wish to carry out their musical research using IRCAM’s or partners’ facilities and extensive research environment.
Upon nomination, each candidate will be granted a residency in an associated laboratory during a specific period (lasting three to six months). During this period candidates will work in association with a team/project at IRCAM or a project partner, carry out the musical and scientific experimental work associated with their proposed project and participate in the intellectual life of the institute.
At the end of their stay, candidates will be invited to share the results of their work with the international musical research community in the form of documentation and public presentations.
Information on past editions can be obtained from Ircam's Musical Research Residency Website.
For the 4th edition of Musical Research Residency, Ircam is inviting composers and artists to submit artistic projects on novel and unexplored paradigms requiring collaborations with Ircam research. The program is open to international artists, regardless of age or nationality, who wish to carry experimental research using partners’ facilities and extensive research environment. An international panel of experts including researchers, composers, computer musicians and artists will evaluate each application. Upon nomination, each candidate will be granted a residency at Ircam (for the Ircam Track) or partners (for INEDIT Track) during a specific period (three or six months) and in association with scientific team/projects. In addition, laureates receive an equivalent of 1200 Euros per month to cover expenses in France.
Application procedure is strictly online and via http://www.ulysses-network.eu/. Applicants can submit their material upon creation of an account on the website. The deadline for application is September 30th (midnight Paris time). Applications are accepted in French on English only. All submissions are final and incomplete submissions will be automatically rejected upon the deadline.
An international panel of experts will evaluate all applications and final results will be announced in January 2013. In special cases, a scientific committee organized by IRCAM and partners might interview the candidates. Evaluation is based on project's novelty and collaborative aspects, and the holder's prior experience and ability to undertake the proposed project.
For the 4th 2013-2014 edition, applicants can submit applications for either of the following tracks (to be specified in the online application form):
Ircam Residency Track
Candidates applying to this track will aim at residency in Ircam laboratories in Paris and following various research topics proposed by Ircam research teams.
INEDIT Project Track (new)
The INEDIT project is a scientific project starting in September 2012 and funded by the French National Research Agency (ANR) between Ircam, Grame (Lyon) and SCRIME/LaBRI (Bordeaux). It aims to provide inter-operability between tools for music and audio productions in order to open new creative dimensions coupling authoring of time and interaction. The INEDIT project members are seeking to fund musical research residency projects that propose:
Candidates applying for this special track should choose the special track in their application. All rules and conditions for Ircam Musical Research Residency applies to this track. Final laureates can redeem 1-2 travel costs between laboratories based on project proposals. Candidates applying to this special track should explicitly mention the relevancy to this program in their project proposal and collaborative aspect field of the online application. Final selection is subject to INEDIT partners’ evaluations of the project and based on relevancy and quality of the proposed project with respect to INEDIT.
Create an account (or use pre-existing account) on http://www.ulysses-network.eu/. After creating your profile, create your application for “Ircam – Musical Research Residency Program” via the “Your Application” panel. You can save your application as draft before the submission deadline. The system will warn for any incomplete material before the final submission.
Applicants are highly encouraged to consult existing and prior work related to their proposed project at Ircam and elsewhere through various sources including Ircam Research websites and program partners. Prior residency reports can be consulted from Ircam's Musical Research website .
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The results of fourth edition of the Musical Resaerch Residency program at Ircam are now available on http://www.ircam.fr/1117.html?&L=1
For 2013-14 residency year, the committee selected four candidates proposing four innovative projects.
We thank all the candidates for their innovative ideas in the field of the musical research and we congratulate the laureates.
Next Call will be publish on Summer 2013. Don't hesitate to contact us for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
The fourth edition of Musical Research Residency program is now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 school calendar. Submission is allowed until September 30th 2012.