PASSWORD PRINTMAKING: OPEN CALL FOR RESIDENTIES
DEADLINE 10/12/ 2012
A EUROPEAN PROJECT
OPEN CALL: RESIDENCY FOR ARTISTS (CIVIL IN CROATIA) AT FRANS MASEREEL CENTRUM, KASTERLEE, BELGIUM.
APPLICATION SHOULD BE SENT TO MMSU RIJEKA BY E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
“Password: Printmaking” consists of an itinerant exhibition as well as artist residencies and is organised among six European partners:
– International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC), Ljubljana, Slovenia.
– Hablar en Arte, Madrid, Spain.
– Frans Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee, Belgium.
– International Print Triennial Society (SMTG), Krakow, Poland.
– Foundation Tallinn Print Triennial, Tallinn, Estonia.
– Muzej Moderne i Suvremene Umjetnosti, Rijeka, Croatia.
“Password: Printmaking” creates links between artists, theoreticians, art institutions and academies across Europe. It focuses on the contemporary graphic arts and contemporary reproducible visual art practices in relation to residency participation and workshops. Conferences and exchange of professionals complete the program of exhibitions and residencies.
DESCRIPTION OF THE RESIDENCY PROGRAM FOR ‘PASSWORD:PRINTMAKING’ AT FRANS MASEREEL CENTRUM IN KASTERLEE, BELGIUM
The residency at Frans Masereel Centrum is a 3 week residency that deals with printmaking in the public domain. FMC offers a professional guided studio experience for artists who challenge the medium of printmaking in all its aspects. All printmaking techniques are at your disposal to realize your project ‘printmaking in the public domain’. On our website you can find information on artists who have worked in a similar way called ‘in Kasterlee’. At the end of the residency the project will be displayed in the public domain of Kasterlee.
HOW TO APPLY
Each applicant should submit an application file in English which includes:
– A copy of identity card or passport
– Curriculum Vitae of the last three years
– Project description ‘printmaking in the public domain’ (max. 50 lines)
– Artist’s Statement (max. 25 lines)
– Max. 10 images with a short description of your work : size, material, technique, date in the following formats: JPEG, PDF
When selected for the ‘password: printmaking’-residency at Frans Masereel Centrum, we will provide the artist with a 3 week residency between April 15, 2013 and May 17, 2013.
The residency program offers accommodation at the FMC’s domain location, travel costs, up to €40 per day plus material costs max 500 euro incl VAT for production.
Applicant should submit an application by e-mail: email@example.com.
The final selection will be made by the Consultative Committee composed of professionals from the FMC. The applicant should be able to communicate in English.
Application Submission: Deadline for proposals is December 10, 2012. Candidates will be notified in January 2013.
For further information, please contact:
Ivo Matulić, firstname.lastname@example.org, +385 51 49 26 21
Daina Glavočić, email@example.com, +385 51 49 26 13
The Frans Masereel Centre (FMC) is a place where national and inter¬national artists, researchers and graphic designers reside, meet and experiment.
The Frans Masereel Centre is a Flemish centre for Graphic Art started in 1972. It offers a residency and workplace to graphic designers, artists, critics and curators who want to work within the printmaking medium; Intaglio, relief printing, screen print or lithography, or who want to investigate the relationship of graphics with other visual arts. The centre focuses mainly on creation rather than on reproduction, in regard of the meeting place that it wants to be, a platform for the public, the artist and his work.
Our technical staff give the necessary support and technical advice and there is a weekly meeting among artist residents. The centre organizes different graphic projects; exhibitions, open portfolio sessions, to print related presentations, etc. As such it wants to stimulate new graphic practices or facilitate other to print related media.
Facilities and accommodation.
As a resident you have your own house with kitchen, eating and living room and two bedrooms at your disposal. We also offer one bike for each house. The houses have a kitchen, a bathroom with a toilet, a living room and two bedrooms.
In the living room there’s besides a couch, also a television, an easel and a drawing table. There’s also wireless Internet.
The bathroom consists of a shower, a washbasin and a toilet.
Both bedrooms have each two beds with all the necessary pillows and blankets.
The common laundry room has a washing machine (with detergent and fabric softener). Artists can also use the common freezer. Artists are free to bring your family or an assistant.
The FMC provides a professional print studio for the different traditional ateliers for intaglio, relief print (+typography), litho and silkscreen. The Frans Masereel Centre is well known for its extensive litho studio and stones available.
FMC also has a basic digital print facility that enables artist to make preparations for different photographical techniques used in the print media such as silkscreen, photo etching, litho plates, …
The different facilities for the printmaking studios can be found on our website http://fransmasereelcentrum.be/en/facilities in a pdf file on the bottom of the page.