Disciplines 
Ceramics
Language 
Dutch, English
Duration 
3 months
Paid by host 

EKWC sponsors most of the costs of the residency stay - please check carefully the tab "costs" under the main page "apply" on EKWC website.

Paid by artist 

Travel costs, use of machines and kiln, cost of the residency stay.

Application guidelines 

EKWC asks for a resume including documentation of your work and a work plan detailing the direction of your research or,  more specific, of the objects you wish to produce. There is a € 35 application fee that can be transferred online. Application forms and documentation can be sent to application@ekwc.nl.

Deadline 
04/01/2015 04/01/2016

European Ceramic Workcentre

European Ceramic Workcentre

sundaymorning@ekwc

Description 

The European Ceramic Work Centre is an international workplace where artists, designers and architects explore the technical and artistic possibilities of ceramics. The ekwc operates as an artist-in-residence centre and as a centre of excellence. Its aim is to promote the development of ceramic art, design and architecture.

Artist-in-residence centre
Sundaymorning@ekwc annually welcomes around 45 artists, designers, architects and other creative professionals for a continuous or phased period of three months. Sundaymorning@ekwc offers studios, workplaces, living space, the most advanced equipment and the support of its experienced staff.

Participants
Participants are visual artists, designers and architects, over 75% of whom have not worked with ceramics before. They come from all over the world, their ages range between 25 and 65 years.

Types of residencies
Sundaymorning@ekwc offers two distinct types of residencies: individual residencies and project residencies. The individual residencies are generally more focused on research and development while the project residencies are usually granted for production of a specific work for an exhibition, a commission etc. Please consult the Guidelines to see which residency suits you best.

Outcome 

Towards the end of the residency each participant gives a final presentation.

Accomodation Information 

Rooms in seperate apartment building are offered to the residents.

Technical Information 

Apart form advanced technical equipment like the kilns and the CAD/CAM machinery, participants benefit from spacious studios, a well supplied library, individual apartments and a large shared kitchen and dining space.

Location 

The EKWC is located in a former textile factory and lies in 5 minutes walking distance of the trainstation of Oisterwijk, a lovely green village in the province of Brabant and ten minutes by train from the city of Tilburg. The EKWC covers an area of 2000 sq/m which comprises a work place with technical facilities and independent studios and offices.

Address: 
Almystraat 10
5061 PA Oisterwijk
Netherlands
Telephone 
+31 (0)13 303 1180
Website 
http://www.ekwc.nl

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