Alliance Française de Manille (AFM), Centre Intermondes and 1335Mabini Gallery are proud to announce the launch of the 2016 Philippine Artist Residency Program (PARP 2016).

What is PARP?

The Philippine Artist Residency program (PARP) provides selected Filipino and French artists the opportunity for Filipino artists to live in France and French artists to live in the Philippines for a period of two to three months while developing their proposed artistic project. The program is a collaborative effort between AFM, Centre Intermondes and 1335Mabini Gallery with a pledge to cover the selected grantee’s travel and living expenses for the duration of their residency.

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Filipino PARP artists are invited to exhibit at the Alliance Total Gallery within a year after their return to the Philippines.


The applicant must be able to satisfy the following requirements:

– Must be a bona fide Filipino citizen

– Must be 45 years of age or younger as of the month of application year

– Must have at least two years of formal art schooling

– Must have held at least one solo exhibition in a reputable art space

– Must comply with all requirements and that any submitted material will not be returned

– Non PARP grantees and previous applicants may reapply

– Grantee may avail of a free session of French language classes at AFM
Application Procedure:

The applicant must submit the following:

1 Accomplished application form
2 Proposed program of residency
3 A letter stating your interest
4 Curriculum Vitae
5 Documentation of works

PARP 2016 Schedule:

Application period: December 7, 2015 to March 31, 2016
Deadline of application: March 31, 2016
Evaluation period: April 2016
Announcement of selected grantee: Early June 2016

Please send your PARP applications and work submissions to:

PARP 2016
c/o Tof Zapanta
Alliance Française de Manille

Note: Please include the application form when submitting the documents and note that only electronic files will be accepted this year.