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Open call 2021 for a research residency to visual arts and creative writing

You are a visual artist, author, poet, videographer, performer, living outside Belgium and you wish to experiment in your research and share it in an inspiring house, with modernist architecture from the 20s, send us your project!

The Fondation Thalie provides a writing workspace with the opportunity for a public presentation within the programme in the form of reading, workshop, projection or performance. The restitution will be subject to an additional budget.

Residence conditions
– A single room, shared kitchen and bathroom as well as a 45m2 shared work space
– The round trip from the residence of the residents is supported by the Foundation
– A 900 €grant for a full month of residency 
The library and the Foundation’s areas are available during the day
– Duration of the residency: 1 month.

Selection criteria
This open call is for artists (already represented by a gallery) and writers (having already been published) without age limit or nationality.
A jury chaired by Nathalie Guiot will select the laureates.

Selection committee
• Nathalie Guiot founder of Thalie
• Marianne Derrien, independent curator (France)
• Valérie Mréjen, novelist, visual artist and video maker (France)
• Joël Riff, independent curator, in charge of exhibitions at Moly-Sabata (France)
• Alyssa Saro, literary programme maker, actually at Passa Porta (Belgium)
• Antony Hudek, Director of Dhondt Dhaenens Museum (Belgium)
• Julien Amicel, Director of Fondation Thalie


Deadline to apply: Thursday, October 15, 2020
Announcement of winners: December 2020
Residence session: February to June 2021 (please give your preferences)

Interested? Please complete the online form below.
Language: English or French