3 to 4 months
Paid by artist 

The rent of the studio (120m2; including working and living space) is 650 euro a month.

Application guidelines 

*In 2018 M4gastatelier selects artists via its own network and on recommendation. It is therefore not possible to apply in 2018 by Open Call. The next deadline for upcoming entries in 2019 will be announced soon.

The application must consist a short project proposal for the entire residency period and artist statement and updated cv and documentation of work. Current work is requested. Incomplete applications will not be considered. We prefer the application to be sent electronically in PDF maximum 10 MB. If you are sending video material, please refer to downloading sites and links like Vimeo, YouTube etc. If you do have a personal updated website, it is accepted as application material for documentation of work, cv etc. Residents are selected by the M4gastatelier team, guest curators and other arts professionals. 

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In 2018 M4gastatelier selects artists via its own network and on recommendation.




The M4 Foundation offers a guest studio in the centre of Amsterdam. It is part of a large studio and apartment building, squatted in the eighties and since almost 25 years gave home to over 200 residents.


Public Presentation: M4 aims to finalize each artist in residence period with a presentation for the public. For this purpose relevant PR materials will be produced and distributed. The M4 website will be an important communication tool. During the stay of the artist other activities, performances, and public related presentations will be stimulated and organized.

Accommodation Information 

Working and living space, kitchen, bathroom, studio, two bedrooms, washing machine and computer (Apple with ADSL), elevator, 2 bikes

Studio Information 

studio 700 ft2, loft 592 ft2; total 1290 ft2, height 13 ft

Technical Information 

Workbenches, 2 easels, basic tools. In the Tetterode building, following workshops are available (consult the owners first): Metal shop, wood shop, pottery oven.

Da Costakade 158
1053 XC Amsterdam
+31 6 53524901

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