Open call for the Van Eyck

Open call for the Van Eyck

The Van Eyck invites artists, designers, photographers, architects, landscape architects, curators, writers, and thinkers to apply for a residency at the Jan van Eyck Academie for 6 up to 12 months. The Van Eyck in Maastricht – NL is an international, multidisciplinary institute that offers time and space to develop your own projects in an inspiring, multiform working environment. The Van Eyck offers: your own studio; studio visits by (guest)advisors; well-equipped labs (print, photography/new media, wood, metal, a library and a lab for nature research); collaborative projects with civic partners and partners from science and the arts; a public programme of events, talks, workshops, symposia and exhibitions. You can find all details on the academy, the application procedure, the stipend, enrolment fee, etc. through this link, please also check the FACT page.

Applying is done digitally, with deadline 2nd October 2017. In the online application form you can upload your actual application as one PDF file. This PDF file shouldn’t be larger than 10 MB. An application consists of the following parts and should be preceded by a clear table of contents:

  • a project proposal stating goals and purpose of your stay (max. 500 words)
  • first ideas concerning an In-Lab (max. 500 words)
  • documentation of recent work (dating back no longer than 5 years, maximum 25 pages, 1 or 2 images per page)
  • your resume (max. 2 pages)

For voluminous files (like videos), please insert a link to the server/website/You Tube/Vimeo where the file can be viewed.

The registration fee is €65. The registration procedure is included in the online application: on finalizing the form you will be redirected to Paypal where you can pay the €65. If you do not have a Paypal account and someone else pays for you, please contact them immediately:, and let them know the name of the person who paid your registration fee. Questions?: send an email to: