Type A : General residency / Type B : Research-oriented residency / Type C : Essay
The FMC offers space 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. RESIDENCIES
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. Two to three months beforehand the FMC issues an OPEN CALL 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.
Deadline OPEN CALL for July 2012 to November 2012 : 1 February 2011
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. 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 analogue files or digital files with a maximum size of 1MB: JPEG, PDF, WORD, PPT and attachments in the form of catalogues 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.