During Art Week Copenhagen 2023, VONK will organize a 4 day network event with Danish partners Art Hub and Nikolaj Kunsthal. During this event we will take 8 emerging Belgian visual artists to Denmark to build their network.
We are looking for :
- 8 artists that are active in the visual arts (or make a clear crossover between visual arts and performance arts).
- Who have a high quality of artistic work.
- That are older than 18 years.
- That have already build a professional career in the Belgian contemporary art scene.
- That are ready to take the next step to work internationally*
*If you already had a few international project you can also apply, but take care that this project is not for renowned international Belgian artists.
We offer :
- Plane ticket to go on Monday June 5th and to go back on Saturday June 10th 2023
- A shared hotel room for 5 nights at Scandic Palace Hotel (2 persons per room, single beds) including breakfast
- 7 speeddate sessions with Danish curators
- 3 guided Copenhagen art organization visits
- Entrance to the Art Week Copenhagen party
You need to :
- Be free to travel during the programs week in june
- Have the Belgian nationality or a living adres in Belgium
- Pay a fee of € 580,00 to cover a part of our expenses
- Pay for your food during the 5 days
- Make your own portfolio
- Use VONK in all of your communication
How to apply?
- Personal information
- CV (max. 2 A4 pages)
- Website link
- Motivation why you think you are ready to take your art practice internationally (max. 0,5 A4 page)
- What are your top 5 art institutions in Copenhagen and why. (max 0,5 A4 page) (you can do research here : www.kunsten.nu )
- What is your current position in the Belgian art scene. (max 0,5 A4 page )
- What are your idea’s or vision about how you will sustain this new network. (max 0,5 A4 page)
- A link to your online portfolio*
*You will need to present your online portfolio to the Danish curators. Make it clear, clean and professional. Don’t email us the portfolio ! Make a link to a google drive or a hidden page on your website.
YOUR APPLICATION SHOULD BE WRITTEN IN ENGLISH !
Bundle everything in 1 pdf and save it under the title : surname.firstname.Copenhagen
This international program is a project of VONK and partners Art Hub and Nikolaj Kunsthal. It was funded by the Flemish Government, the city of Hasselt & the city of Genk.
* please note that this program is a main program of VONK, this means that 2 places are reserved for artists that are directly or indirectly linked to the organization. The other places can be taking to external artists that have no link with the organization.