FRANS MASEREEL CENTRUM
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
for residencies from January till July 2013
DEADLINE : 1 AUGUST 2012
APPLICATIONS CAN BE SEND VIA OUR NEW WEBSITE ONLY FROM 15 JULY 2012 !
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Type A / Type B / Type C
The FMC offers residencies for the development of graphic projects based on artistic production, research or based on an artistic/theoretical discourse. Eligible are professional artists, designers, theoreticians, critics and researchers who can present a consistent curriculum or a portfolio with relevance to the FMC 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.
The FMC welcomes national and international residents to guarantee cultural diversity.
There are two selection stages each year. The FMC issues a CALL for APPLICATIONS mentioning the different forms of residencies and the last date for the submission of applications. A number of admission requirements are associated with the application file.
TYPE A: 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. The FMC makes two technical staff members available, and prior knowledge of the graphic medium is not required.
TYPE B: 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.
TYPE C: Essay
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.
The selection committee accepts files with a maximum size of 1MB: JPEG, PDF, WORD, PPT and attachments in the form of catalogs and publications. 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.