The call is open for all visual artists. Due to the diversity of our workshops, the application is open for projects in various media and disciplines. Projects with interest in artistic labor, challenging the notion of a ‘workplace’ or with a focus on the experiment are preferable. The work period is three-month full time or around 90 days, into several smaller work periods between February 2020 and December 2020. FLACC offers accommodation, a workplace, covered travel expenses as well as a small production budget.
Every year, FLACC facilitates the realization of 10 to 12 artists’ projects in Genk, in tune with the contemporary context of art making. Further, The process-based projects are developed independently of any need for presentation and are in most cases aimed at the realization of new work. Core concepts here are equality, cooperation, and space for experimentation.
Moreover, FLACC introduces renowned and promising foreign artists into the Belgian artistic landscape. But young talent and experienced Belgian artists are also supported, even across borders. Further, Crucial elements in the FLACC workplace projects are theoretical research, input from experts, practical feasibility, and an output in relation with the studio labor, for example by contributing to the art discourse, a publication or a presentation.
Further, FLACC has metal and woodworking workshops, a digital studio (film and photography), and a foundry with a furnace and kilns for ceramics, bronze and glass applications, and an extensive workspace. Also, The staff is knowledgeable about the production possibilities of nearby workplaces and collaborates with those workplaces and with schools and companies to give the artists the best possible support and assistance.
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