Language 
Dutch/ English
Founded 
1948 / Residency program since 1978
Duration 
6 to 12 months
Paid by host 

Van Eyck offers

  • a stipend: You receive a monthly stipend of €900. From this you will have to deduct rent and living costs. Renting a room amounts to €350 - €500 a month. The rest of the stipend is meant to support yourself. It is the Van Eyck's estimate that it takes an additional €300 - €450 a month to attain an acceptable standard of living.
  • a production budget of €2,000 per year
Paid by artist 

Enrollment cost, travel, accommodation. Prior to your stay at the academy you are required to pay a personal contribution. The costs of being enrolled amounts to €2,750 at a yearly basis. 

Application guidelines 

Application: Application is done digitally. Application round once a year, call for applications is announced on website and other communication channels

Selection procedure: Selection by a committee 

Everything about the Jan van Eyck Academie, application procedure, fee, annual contribution, stipend, living accommodation, residence permit, etc here. The registration fee is €65.

Deadline 
03/10/2016

Jan van Eyck Academie

Jan van Eyck Academie

Description 

The Van Eyck is a post academic institute that has turned into an international multiform organization for fine art, design, and reflection. It is a multidisciplinary institute that furthers experiment, research, study, production and exchange. In the institute promising artists, designers, and curators are given the time and space that is needed to develop their talents, to discover as yet unexplored perspectives and delve into deeper layers of their selves.

As of 2013 the Van Eyck has embarked on a new course, guided by its institutional compass. The rose of the compass is the comprehensive idea of porosity and fluidity; the four compass points encompass openness as well as connection, self-guidance as well as cooperation. In real terms, this means that the Van Eyck is a welcoming meeting-place where fluid connections exist between institute and surrounding world, between the various art disciplines and between the fields of art and science. The energy flows that are thus generated trigger myriad possibilities and bring the development of talent to a peak. 



Description of the residency program

At the Van Eyck you have a studio of your own to write proposals, work on your project, investigate. In the Institute's view, the studio equals the classic vita contemplativa. The programme stands for the vita activa. Both are correlated and as such strike a perfect balance. The generic programme consists of regular studio visits by advisors and guest, of lectures, debates and presentations. The specific programmes comprise what happens in the Labs, the In-Labs, the Mirror Lab and what you individually contribute and develop. Leitmotif of the annual programme is set by the artistic and content-related needs of the participants.


The Van Eyck offers places to ca. 40 participants on an annual basis. The duration of the residency ranges from six up to twelve months, depending on individual proposals and wishes. After due consideration an extension can be granted. 

Outcome 

Exhibition, catalogue

Accommodation Information 

Van Eyck can help you find accommodation in Maastricht. It is compulsory to live in or near Maastricht during your stay at the Van Eyck. 

Studio Information 

The Van Eyck boasts well-fitted Labs (a wood and metal, a print lab, photography and video studio, a library, run by competent experts) an auditorium, gallery spaces and a café-restaurant. The facilities are available to participants and all interested parties. The comings and goings of visitors and Lab users provide ample opportunities for interesting encounters.

Location 

The Van Eyck institute is situated in the historical city centre of Maastricht, the Netherlands, at the heart of the Euregion and occupies a monumental modernist building designed by architect Peutz. The renovation works that were concluded in early 2013 have made the special qualities of the building even more prominent; the building feels more spacious, lighter and more open than ever. Simultaneous with the renovation three gardens were laid out, one of which is a vegetable garden. They reinforce the urban-cum-Arcadian feel of the Van Eyck.

Address: 
Academieplein 1
6211KM Maastricht
Netherlands
Telephone 
+31 43 3503737
Fax 
+31 43 3503799

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