Call for Artists: WIELS Residencies 2022

Wiels accepts residency applications from Belgian artists or artists who have been living and working in Belgium for at least 2 years. The proposed residency period is 6 months: January to June 2022 or July to December 2022.

The deadline for submitting the file is 31 May 2021.


The file must be sent by email to .


Preliminary remarks:
– Please state your name and first name at the top of each page

The file must contain the following documents, in the prescribed order:

A. APPLICATION FORM : download, print and fill in the appropriate application form (at the bottom of the page).

B. CURRICULUM VITAE : including your education and exhibition history.

C. WORK DESCRIPTION : Describe your work in a maximum of 250 words.

D. DECLARATION OF INTENT : describe your projects and expectations of the residence in a maximum of 250 words.

E. REFERENCES : Provide the name, e-mail address, telephone number and mailing address of three persons who can take a professional position towards your recent work and artistic development.

F. PICTURE LIST : The picture list should be numbered in the same order as the digital pictures (see PART 2). Include the title, date, materials, dimensions and a brief description of the work (maximum 50 words per image or video).


We only accept digital images or video files. Digital files must be emailed or shared on file hosting services or video sharing websites.

MAXIMUM 10 IMAGES: Each work must be identified with your surname_first name and its number. For example: Smith_John01.

Digital format: jpg or PDF
Maximum size: A4 or 1000 px
Image resolution: 72 dpi

FOR VIDEOS: Footage of ‘moving’ work ( time-based media, video art, kinetic art or performances) must be listed and made accessible with the PICTURE LIST via a download link from file hosting services (such as GoogleDrive or WeTransfer), or via a link from video sharing websites (such as Youtube or Vimeo).

Download application:


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