Frans Masereel Centrum offers 3 types of residencies:
Professional artists get the opportunity to work on a personal project within their artistic practice. Experience with the graphic medium is not required.
Critics, writers, artists, curators and academics conduct theoretical research about the medium of printmaking, prepare a critical text on a print-related topic, develop ideas for curatorial projects, etc.
Graduate art schools can apply to work on a contemporary, print-related project.
Residency at the Frans Masereel Centrum includes use of the workshop facilities and equipment, basic materials, and technical advice. For some digital prints, papers and specific inks, you will be charged with a small fee.
We also offer accommodation in our fully equipped bungalows during your residency. There&rsquos room for up to four people, so you are free to bring a partner or family. There is also a bike at your disposal.
Application deadline for the general and essay residency is May 21st.
Application deadline for the school residency is March 1st.
Applicants are asked to fill out the online application form and upload the necessary documents and portfolio.
Please check our website for application guidelines and details.
FRANS MASEREEL CENTRUM, Kasterlee, Belgium
Frans Masereel Centrum is an international centre for contemporary printmaking, founded in 1972.
It offers residencies and organizes exhibitions, and in its fully equipped workshops artists and critics can work with intaglio, typography with wooden or lead typesetting, screenprinting, riso and lasercut, or investigate the relationship of printmaking with other visual arts. The centre focuses mainly on creation rather than on reproduction. It is a platform for the public, the artist and their work, stimulating new graphic practices in contemporary arts.
- Part of a Governmental Institution
- Months: 1 – 3
- Visual Art
- Private accommodation
- Space for partners, families, pets
- Exhibition space
- Library/research resources
- Printmaking facilities
- Technical assistance
- Donation of artwork