A B O U T
T H E C O N C E P T
La Junqueira is an artist residency, a place for production, dissemination and promotion of art.
La Junqueira aims to promote the artistic expression through the immersion of Portuguese and international artists in the (re)discovery and enhancement of the city of Lisbon in all its aspects: cultural, architectural, historical, sociological...
The Residency is also open to curators wishing to stay in Lisbon for their research and productions related to the city.
La Junqueira is a unique place where residents have space and time to fully devote themselves to their artistic creations.
Each resident can freely develop his or her experimentations and professional network in an open context of communication and exchange.
La Junqueira emphasizes interaction with international artworld and develops socio-cultural links to facilitate the implementation of new artistic projects and offers residents a value to their work.
Stéphane Mulliez is a French visual artist based in Lisbon, engaged in associations of friends of museums such as the CAPC of Bordeaux, La Maison Rouge and the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. Early 2012, she decides to open an accommodation for artistic creation and chooses Lisbon for its cultural vitality. After more than two years of research, she finally finds her home in the Rua da Junqueira. Its configuration and its location in Belem adapts perfectly to her project.
Stéphane Mulliez undertook major restoration works and founded La Junqueira in 2017, a non-profit association under Portuguese law.
La Junqueira residency is a philanthropic project.