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.
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).
Applications should include:
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:
A residency includes 24-hour access to a furnished apartment and studio space, organizational guidance, artistic feedback, publicity and a presentation at SYB.
Beetsterzwaag is a village in the municipality of Opsterland in the east of Friesland in the Netherlands.
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