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01 Aug 2012

Belgium | Frans Masereel Centrum graphic artists residency


The Frans Masereel Centre (FMC) is a place where national and inter­national artists, researchers and graphic designers reside, meet and experiment.

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

FRANS MASEREEL CENTRUM - CALL FOR APPLICATIONS for residencies from January till July 2013



Residents are both graphic and non-graphic artists who work individually or together.

The FMC welcomes national and international residents to guarantee cultural diversity.


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.

See website for all other application guidelines