3 to 6 months
Paid by artist 

The rent of the guest studio is 430 euro per month, including energy and internet.

Application guidelines 

Anybody working professionally in the cultural field may apply for the guest studio. Your application should be based on a concrete and well-defined project.

To apply for a three-month or six-month period at our guest studio, please send a single pdf containing the following documentation:

  • A short letter of motivation (max 250 words) explaining what project or work you are interested in developing during the residency
  • Your CV
  • Visual documentation illustrating your practice
  • If working with moving image, you can also include a DVD compilation with a maximum of five minutes total playing time.

Please indicate clearly the residence period you apply for. In case several periods suit you, indicate preference.


Always apply at least six months before the start of your residency at Retort.




Retort is an independent artist foundation and is situated in a lively area in the South of Amsterdam. It consists of 34 professional artist studios.


Accommodation Information 

Accommodation is not provided.

Studio Information 

The studio is over 32 m and has skylight over almost the entire length of the studio and tap water.

Aalsmeerweg 103
1059AG Amsterdam

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