museum dhondt-dhaenens has announced two new funded residencies at the ‘woning van wassenhove’, a landmark modernist building designed by the flemish architect juliaan lampens in sint-martens-latem, near ghent, belgium. the first, titled ‘faba artist residency’, is aimed at practicing artists in any creative field, who have taken part in at least one solo and one group exhibition in public institutions. ‘art & architecture residency’, the second one, is addressed to practitioners in any creative discipline whose work is situated at the intersection of art and architecture. applicants should be able to demonstrate a multi-year commitment to exploring the interface between these two fields.
all images courtesy of juliaan lampens / stichting mevr. jules dhondt-dhaenens
since the woning is a single-person heritage house, the emphasis is primarily on reflection and research, although production that respects the house’s integrity is possible. the way the applicants choose to take advantage of their stay in the woning van wassenhove is open, so long as the house’s occupation, locality, and architectural identity are put to productive use.
applicants can only register to one of the two residencies that are offered. the two residencies will allow one europe-based candidate of any nationality to stay in the woning van wassenhove for up to four consecutive weeks between september and december 2021. the resident is expected to organize a public-facing output at the woning van wassenhove or the museum dhondt-dhaenens, either at the end of their stay or later, showcasing aspects of their practice.
name: residencies at woning van wassenhove
architect: juliaan lampens
residency organizer: museum dhondt-dhaenens
location: sint-martens-latem, near ghent, belgium
faba artist residency jury: catherine de zegher (curator and writer), caroline dumalin (director, aair antwerp), gwenvael launay (faba foundation), laurens otto (curator, mdd) and danielle van zuijlen (artistic coordinator, kunsthal gent)
art & architecture residency jury: sofie de caigny (director, flanders architecture institute, antwerp), thomas lerooy (artist), laurens otto (curator, mdd), jo van den berghe (architect and professor, ku leuven), adinda van geystelen (artistic director, z33, hasselt) and meruro washida (director, towada art center)
all applications should be sent to [email protected] preferably in english (french or dutch), before sunday march 14, 2021, midnight CET. in the subject line, applicants should specify which residency they are interested in ‘faba residency’ or ‘art & architecture residency’. both residencies include a travel grant and per diem, as well as a budget for the public facing output.
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edited by: christina petridou | designboom