Triangle France – Asterides

Glasgow Sculpture Studios and Triangle France – Asterides  have established an artist exchange programme that enables Glasgow based artists and creative practitioners to work, share practice and learn new skills in France, whilst allowing artists based in France the same experience in Scotland.

This exchange is designed for artists who are at the beginning of their career and who have left full time education or equivalent within the last five years, providing an opportunity to emergent artists.

The current recipient of this award from Marseille is Camille Breteau.

The current recipient of this award from Glasgow is Aniara Omann.

Past recipients from Glasgow include Adam Lewis Jacob 2017,  Hannah James 2016, Rachel Levine 2015,  Allison Gibbs 2014, Alex Millar 2013 and Bobby Niven 2012.

Past recipients from Marseille include Estel Fonseca 2018, Marc Etienne 2017,  Antoine Nessi 2016, Thomas Teurlai 2015, Amandine Guruceaga 2014 and Guillaume Gattier 2013.


Triangle France – Asterides is a non-profit contemporary arts organization, based at “La Friche Belle de Mai”, a former tobacco factory located in the city center of Marseilles. Triangle France – Asterides aims to promote the emerging international art scene through a challenging and experimental program of artist’s residencies, exhibitions, events, new commissions, and publications. Triangle France – Asterides supports the production and presentation of new forms of artistic activity and aims to create dynamic relationships between art, artists, and audiences both locally and internationally.

Since its founding in 1995, Triangle France – Asterides has established itself as one of France’s most innovative organizations supporting artists at a formative point in their career. Triangle France – Asterides supports emerging artists as well as artists that are under-represented in France by collaborating with them in the development, production and presentation of important new projects that enable them to take new steps in their careers.


Open Call 

Glasgow Sculpture Studios would like to invite applications for participation in Triangle France – Asterides Artist Exchange. The exchange is designed for artists at a pivotal point in their career and who have not had major institutional support or the opportunity to develop work abroad. Artists must be living and working in Glasgow.

The residency will last from September 16th – December 20th, 2019.

The awardees will have access to a free studio (60m²) and shared accommodation in Marseille with 2 others artists; return travel costs covered; and 1000 euros production grant (on presentation of receipts). They will also be provided with logistical support including production assistance; assistance in researches : materials, partnerships and professional studio visits with guests; and links with the wider visual arts networks in the host city.

How to apply

Complete application forms should be returned with:

One pdf, detailing the following:

Address and postcode
Website URL
Artist Statement (500 words maximum)
Why would participation in the exchange be beneficial to the development of your practice? (350 words maximum)
8-10 images of recent work. Include up to 3 youtube or vimeo links for video work.
Full artist CV (2 A4 pages maximum)

Completed applications should be sent via WeTransfer to Agne Sabaliauskaite – Front of House and Residency assistant, Glasgow Sculpture Studios: Please note that emails with attachments will not be received, so applications must be sent via WeTransfer. If you have any questions, please email or phone 0141 353 3708 or email

DEADLINE 27th June