EKWC sponsors most of the costs of the residency stay - please check carefully the tab "costs" under the main page "apply" on EKWC website.
Travel costs, use of machines and kiln, cost of the residency stay.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 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.
Towards the end of the residency each participant gives a final presentation.
Rooms in seperate apartment building are offered to the residents.
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.
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.