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Residencies at the Frans Masereel Centrum

Frans Masereel Centre is a place where national and international artists, researchers and graphic designers reside, meet and experiment. Three types of artist and scholar residencies are available for late 2019-2020, with application deadlines of June 2, 2019.

General Residency
Six weeks, between January and September 2020
Apply before June 2, 2019
The artist or designer realizes a print project that matches their personal oeuvre. The focus lies on development, creation, and production in the atelier. No prior knowledge of the graphic arts is required.

Research Residency
Six weeks, between January and September 2020
Apply before June 2, 2019
Scholars, artists and designers focus on researching the graphic arts. The wide range of printing techniques available at the Centre provides the opportunity to study technical aspects, innovative processes, and graphic visual elements. The infrastructure, time, and international network that we offer are ideal for creating a research lab. Knowledge of the medium is required.

Essay Residency
Four weeks, between January and September 2020
Apply before June 2, 2019
Critics, artists, and theoreticians reside at the Centre to write a critical text on a print-related topic. The essay may relate to one or several resident artists, to an exhibition on graphic media, or to research about the graphic medium.

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