Open Call for Residencies at the Frans Masereel Centre

7 JANUARY 2013

Frans Masereel Centre offers residencies for the development of graphic projects based on artistic production, research or based on an artistic/theoretical discourse.

The Open Call for applications is for residencies from August to October 2013.

The application deadline is 2 FEBRUARY 2013.

Eligible for these residencies are professional artists, designers, theoreticians, critics and researchers who can present a consistent curriculum or a portfolio with relevance to Frans Masereel Centre as a graphic competence centre, or with added value for the current visual arts domain.

Residents are both graphic and non-graphic artists who work individually or together.
Frans Masereel Centre welcomes national and international residents to guarantee cultural diversity.

Residence Types

General residency
A residency of a minimum of four to a maximum of six weeks offers professional artists or graphic designers the opportunity to look more closely at different graphic techniques and/or to explore new graphic applications in their own artistic practise. Frans Masereel Centre makes two technical staff members available, and prior knowledge of the graphic medium is not required.

Research-oriented residency
Residency of two months for researchers, artists and graphic designers for the purposes of researching the graphic medium. The residency falls under the Expert Cluster and good knowledge of the medium is a requirement. The residence closes with a public event in the form of a discussion.

A residency of one month enabling artists, critics and theoreticians to write an essay on the graphic medium. The essay elucidates the graphic work of a resident artist, it relates to an exhibition, or serves as research into the graphic medium.

Admission Requirements
The selection committee accepts files and attachments in the form of catalogs and publications with a maximum size of 10MB (JPEG, PDF, WORD, PPT). In his application file the candidate demonstrates a permanent (artistic) practice on the basis of his/her curriculum. The application must be fully in conformity with the admission requirements to be considered by the selection committee.

More information
Find out more information on the admission and selection process on the website of the Frans Masereel Centre.