Disciplines 
Visual Arts Curating
Language 
Dutch/English
Founded 
2000
Duration 
Six weeks
Paid by host 

A regular residency (for NL artists) includes 24-hour access to a furnished apartment and studio space, organizational guidance, artistic feedback, publicity, a working budget and a presentation at SYB.

Paid by artist 

Travel and subsistence costs for both residency types. For the Summer (international) residency, the artist is requested to pay a residency fee (in 2014, it's 1500€ for the 6 weeks programme).

Application guidelines 

Applications should include:



  • a document comprising following information: full name, date and place of birth, citizenship, postal address, phone number, e-mail address, website address

  • a CV
  • a project plan in which the research, the aim, the method and the desired cooperation are defined

  • the reason for your interest in a residency stay in Beetsterzwaag 



All applications materials should be sent directly to SYB by email only to project@kunsthuissyb.nlFor more information see info@kunsthuissyb.nl

Deadline 
31/01/2018

Kunsthuis SYB

Kunsthuis SYB

De Sybren Hellinga Stichting

Description 

Kunsthuis SYB is an Artist Residency based in Friesland, in the northern part of The Netherlands. SYB offers space, stimulus and support to artists so that they can develop themselves through means of research, experimentation and new collaborations. Artists or curators are invited on the basis of a project proposal to stay in the house for several weeks, to work and present their work.


Residents are not obliged to produce a fixed artwork but are encouraged to converse with professionals and scientists from different fields to broaden their network and research and to share their work process. Every resident is in dialogue with a member of SYB´s programming committee. The committee consists of artists, curators and art historians. SYB also works with a group of young art critics who will write a text or review about each residency.



There are two types of residencies: 

  1. Residencies for visual artists, curators and artist initiatives living or working in the Netherlands.

  2. Summer residencies for foreign visual artists and initiatives.
Accommodation Information 

A residency includes 24-hour access to a furnished apartment and studio space, organizational guidance, artistic feedback, publicity and a presentation at SYB.

Location 

Beetsterzwaag is a village in the municipality of Opsterland in the east of Friesland in the Netherlands.

Address: 
Hoofdstraat 70
9244 CP Beetsterzwaag
Netherlands
Telephone 
31 (0)6 14947612

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