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Appel à candidatures 2022

31 03 2021 31 05 2021

Submission deadline: 31-05-2021

Applications for residencies in 2022 are currently open only to artists from/in Belgium (living and/or working in Belgium for at least 2 years).


This call concerns Belgian artists or artists living and working in Belgium for at least 2 years. The proposed residency period is 6 months: from January to June 2022 or from July to December 2022.

The deadline for sending files is May 31, 2021.


The file must be sent by e-mail to residency@wiels.org.


Preliminary remarks :
- Write your first and last name at the top of each page

Administrative documents must include, in the following order

A. APPLICATION FORM: Please download and fill out the PDF application form (bottom of the page).

B. CV/RESUME: Please include your educational background and exhibition history.

C. ARTIST STATEMENT: In 250 words or less, write a statement about your work.

D. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: In 250 words or less, describe your potential projects, ideas and expectations for the residency at WIELS.

E. REFERENCES: Provide the name, email, telephone number and postal address of three references who can comment on your recent work and artistic development on a professional level.

F. IMAGE SCRIPT: The titles on the image script should correspond to those marked in the titles of the digital image files (see PART 2). Include the title, date, medium, dimensions, and a brief description of each work (less than 50 words for each image/video).


We ask that you send a selection of max. 10 images and/or videos. These image files should be sent via email with the 'Paperwork' or be included in the IMAGE SCRIPT as a download link that does not expire, provided by file-hosting services.

Each image file must be titled with your Last Name_First Name, image number (e.g.: Smith_John01).

Accepted file type: separate JPG or PDF files
Maximum size: 1000 px
Image resolution: 72 DPI

VIDEO FILES: Moving images, i.e. time-based media, video, kinetic art or documentation of performance art, should be included in the IMAGE SCRIPT in your application as a link or downloadable file provided by file-hosting services such as Google Drive or WeTransfer or video-sharing websites such as YouTube or Vimeo. One video counts as one image, the duration does not matter. Video files of still artwork or documentation of artistic process will NOT be viewed.