Open Call | Artist in Residence, AiR Tilburg, SEA Foundation, Netherlands (Submission Fee)

Deadline: 28 February

SEA Foundation invites visual artists, art critics and curators to apply for a residency in 2017. Candidates can apply for one term. Either April – June or September – November 2017. With it’s AiR program, that affords opportunities for experimentation to try out new ideas, practices and strategies, SEA Foundation promotes internationally relevant artistic production, research and discussion in the Tilburg region, in the south of the Netherlands.

The aims are:
• To support the production of art and the theory of art
• To evoke discourse on art and art practices within a local and global context
• To promote and relay critical and researched based production of art
• To facilitate exchange between art intermediaries and artists, creating an expert network

Artistic merit is the basis for selection. All applications will be judged a panel consisting of SEA Foundation team members that is complemented by international advisors. The individually shaped residencies include bespoke mentoring.

Please note: Application fee is €30

Up to 3 months depending on project proposal.

Paid by SEA Foundation

• Heating, water and electricity
• 4 hours per week bespoke mentoring and training
• Use of shared kitchen and common residency rooms
• WIFI everywhere on the premises
• Breakfast
• Use of workshop and equipment
• Use of art-related library
• Interaction with local peers and other residents
• Office facilities and printers
• PR activities
• Free parking (road side)
• Bike on loan

Costs for the residency
€ 570,- per week
When a partner stays too, add 70 euro per week or part thereof.

There are 4 grants available per year for selected applicants. Grants are meant to cover the above costs for a residency at SEA foundation, to a maximum of 6 weeks. These grants / stipends depend on your gross annual income.

You may be eligible for a SEA Stipend. The stipend is 200 euro per week. The stipend covers all production costs (excluding travel).

SEA Foundation hosts residencies for the benefit of Curatorial Practice, Visual Arts, and Writing. To shape SEA Foundation’s expanded residency programme further an Advisory Committee has been brought together. This committee is composed of artists, critics, and curators who continuously push the boundaries of their fields. In their advisory capacity, the experts share knowledge on development and initiate introductions that benefit both the residents and the programme. This is how we keep SEA Foundation abreast of interesting developments in the field of contemporary art.

For more info about SEA FOUNDATION & how to apply, visit

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