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March 2, 2016

Open call: Portfolio weekend 2016 in collaboration with WARP

Frans Masereel Centrum
© WARP.

Frans Masereel Centre offers residencies and a working space to graphic designers, artists and critics who want to work with intaglio, relief printing, screenprint or lithography…or who want to investigate the relationship of graphic techniques with other visual arts. Frans Masereel Centre wants to stimulate new graphic practices in contemporary arts.

The acronym WARP stands for Waasland ARtistic Projects. The term “to warp” is moreover an established notion in science fiction and the computer world and also constitutes a genuine scientific field of research. As an arts platform we see the “weapon” as the potential of any point that can create a greater creative space. Although our activities originate in the Waasland, they are not limited to it: we orient ourselves way beyond these boundaries. At both regional and international levels, effective interaction constitutes the most significant goal.

Open call
Frans Masereel Centre in collaboration with art platform WARP organizes a portfolio weekend where emerging artists get feedback from professionals in the art field. Bringing artistic talent into dialogue with renowned professionals is one of the strongholds of WARP. Through substantive focus, critical reflection and targeted meetings the artist can build his/her personal career. During two days the artists get feedback about their existing work, their plans and ideas.

General conditions
Artists up to 35 years of age can apply using the application form. Send your application to [email protected] before March 21.

Confirmation: April 1, 2016

Price per day is 75 euros, included:
–lunch/diner
–drinks during the day
–shuttle Antwerp-Frans Masereel Centre
–talks with professionals
–for foreign artists also overnight stay

More info

Frans Masereel Centre
Frans Masereel Centre (1972), part of the Flemish government, is a graphical laboratory in which the possibilities of graphical applications are being researched, widened and reformulated. Besides residencies, Frans Masereel Centre organizes print projects such as exhibitions and the annual Print Art Fair, and supports artist publications.

WARP
WARP promotes contemporary art and culture in the Waasland region in Belgium. Warp’s mission is carried out by means of informal and professional encounters in the form of exhibitions, lectures, concerts, performances, portfolio days, summer schools and numerous arts-educational activities.

 

 

Open call: Portfolio weekend 2016 at Frans Masereel Centre in collaboration with WARP

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