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ICORN - International Cities of Refuge Network

  • Services offered
  • Temporary Relocation
  • Safe Housing
  • Fellowships

Guidelines of assistance

To apply for an ICORN residency, you are required to complete the ICORN Residency Application Form. It is important that you provide all the information requested in the form. For security reasons, all information will be treated confidentially.


The International Cities of Refuge Network is a group of cities that provides residency to artists of any stripe whose lives are being threatened. To date, 63 cities have signed up for the network, bringing aid to 121 artists. A list of residencies is provided for artists who cannot be approved.

Last updated Jan 04, 2020
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