Providenza is an agri-cultural project, artist residency and studio space located in the area originally called the Ghjuncheto, in the Nebbiu region in Corsica.
Its double specificity is to offer an immersive work experience in a powerful natural environment and to promote a breaking down of boundaries between disciplines and cultures, being very internationally open and locally grounded.
It is designed to inspire and produce new works at the intersection of arts and research with a natural focus on sounds and images.
Founded by filmmaker Antoine Viviani, who decided to transform an abandoned family farming land by putting it back into production in 2016, it is now a hybrid space, evolving throughout the year:
- An artist residency open to international and Corsican artists through different programs (main and partner residencies)
- A transmission space delivering weekly long masterclasses with pioneer artists as well as workshops programs for the local community.
- A private studio and workspace for a small community of artists and label
- A farm and its restaurant open to the public during the summer, hosting a festival and other cultural events.
"Cu l'orti e cu l'arti, cultivemu a nostra liberta"
- Antoine Viviani, founder and director, artistic director
- Natacha Delmon-Casanova, residency program manager and artistic support
- Bernard Russie, site manager
- Doriane Bouisset, communications manager
Providenza is located between the villages of Pieve and Rapale in Northern Corsica. The restaurant the Cucina and the gardens are open to the public from wednesday to sunday on the afternoons and evenings from June to September. A series of courses and workshops are also open to the public throughout the year : you can check the current programme here. Other cultural events are announced on this page. We regularly open a volunteering call. Please note that we do not offer accommodation outside of the courses, residency or volunteering programs.
Providenza is supported by the Collettivittà di Corsica as a Fabbrica Culturale, by the French Ministry of the Cohésion des Territoires as a Fabrique des Territoires, and by the European Commission.