Atelier Muse and Defne Erdur partnered up to present a special residency program in Lyon, France. Sharing common ground of mobility, we invite artists who are eager to MOVE ACROSS in their practice either individually or with mentors in the rich nature of Miribel, a small town 10 mins by train out of Lyon in France. 

If you are a movement based researcher, artist, creative professional who seeks a peaceful, inspiring atmosphere for your research and production, and want to enrich their program we are here to support your process.

Within the framework of the MOVE ACROSS, we offer 2 types of residencies.

#1 – MOVE ACROSS – Independent

MOVE ACROSS – Independent is the residency program for the artists’ own practice and process with us providing space and technicalities for them.


#2 – MOVE ACROSS – Tandem

MOVE ACROSS Tandem is a special program developed to strengthen resident artists in their research or production process with the know-how and experience of Defne Erdur as the program coach. 


Disciplines: Dance, Performance, Theatre, Music, New Media, Art Writing, Film & Video, Writing, Other (in case of compatibility). 

Available dates:

  • 9-19 March, 2020
  • 6-16 April, 2020
  • 9-18 June, 2020


  • 1st for all programs: 28 February, 2020
  • 2nd for April and June programs: 15 March, 2020

Duration: 7-10 days

Both programs include:

  • Private workspace, 30 meter square studio
  • Private Garden – available for outdoor practice
  • Technical equipments (sound & light according to need)
  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • Publicity
  • Logistic assistance

TANDEM program additions:

  • Private coaching sessions (Initiation process, Development of an idea, Artistic production, Teaching methods, Documentation process, etc – to be discussed before and during the residency). 
  • Feedback sessions
  • Matching and partnering in case of need

Other activities happening at the space:

  • Meditation Sessions
  • Body Work and Massage Sessions
  • Private Coaching and Body Oriented Psychotherapy Sessions
  • Workshops (Music, Movement, Wellbeing, Personal Development,…)

Residency Fees:

MOVE ACROSS Independent: €420/program

MOVE ACROSS Tandem: €670/program

Contribution for food expenses: €200/program

The program fee mentioned is for one person.

Payment Terms and Conditions

  • Upon selection, the artist will receive a copy of the contract which shall not considered valid until the full payment of the support fees has been received within 15 days after along with a signed copy of the Agreement been returned.
  • Payments should be completed by 4 March 2020 for the first program and 24 March 2020 for April and June programs.
  • All payments will be made via Western Union or bank transfer of which details to be shared after your acceptance.
  • Money wiring fees are to be paid by the sender.
  • If you cancel 3 months before your stay, you receive a complete refund. Cancellations less than 1 month before your residency incur no refund.
  • Production, material costs are not included in the service fee but assistance is provided in case of need.
  • Prices mentioned does not include taxes (VAT: 18%)


A full application includes the following:

  • Completed application form. Find and fill the form here.

*Artist collaboratives should apply together by submitting ONE application per group, specifying the number of individuals on the application form. Please note that the program fee mentioned is for one person.

**All applications and work samples must be submitted in, or translated to, either Turkish or English.

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: hello(@)