12 months (from January to December) for international artis
Paid by host 

Wiels offers a working studio and its equipment (furniture, electricity, water, Internet etc), tutorials with confirmed artists, on site curatorial and technical staff, 1 public presentation during the residency, 1 study trip abroad and regular excursions.

Paid by artist 

The artist or his/her sponsoring organization is expected to pay the living and travel costs.

Application guidelines 

Candidates may work with any medium. Students are not eligible. Applicants must be at least 21 yo and not be enrolled in any degree program.


The deadline is on the 31st of May every year



Centrum voor hedendaagse kunst


Wiels is an international laboratory for the creation and the diffusion of contemporary art. Focusing on visual arts, but granting a particular attention to the crossings and interactions with other disciplines, the centre wishes to present contemporary art in all its diversity and to offer a permanent dialogue with the developments and the most recent debates of the art world.


Exhibition & performance: WIELS makes every effort to exhibit or perform the projects created by the residents during their stay.

Accommodation Information 

Accommodation is not provided, but it is possible to sleep in some of the studios.

Studio Information 

Nine working studios are accessible 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Studios are furnished and have Internet access.


Located in an internationally renowned contemporary art centre in the European multicultural capital Brussels.

Avenue Van Volxem 354
1190 Brussels

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