VONK invites 8 Belgian visual artists to Copenhagen



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?

Send your

  • 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.   


Bundle everything in 1 pdf and save it under the title : surname.firstname.Copenhagen

Email it before March 25, 2023  (11:59 PM) to lies@vonkateliers.com AND to vonkvzw@outlook.com with subject: 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.