OPEN CALL STRT Kit - 2018 (eng)

27 jul 2017

An international development program for visual artists based in Antwerp.

STRT Kit supports emerging visual artists under 30 who work and/or live in Antwerp and stands for a collective workspace, a curated exhibition, a journey and is used by artists as an inspiration, a meeting point and a production house.

The program operates as an international development platform by offering:

  • A collective work and project space located at the Kielsevest Antwerp, shared with the international residents of AIR Antwerpen.
  • A weekly visitors program with fellow artists, curators and cultural producers focusing on the personal needs of the individual artist's artistic practice.
  • Encounters and presentations with the residents from AIR Antwerpen
  • An interview with HART magazine
  • An international project week (2015 - Beirut, 2016 - Athens, 2017 Israel- Palestine)
  • A curated group show in Kunsthal Extra City, Antwerp
  • A collective publication


  • 22/09/2017: deadline Open Call
  • 10/2017: selection of the five artists
  • 12/2017: first meeting with the former STRT kit artists
  • 01/2018: start trajectory
  • 06/2018: projectweek abroad
  • 10/2018: exhibition Kunsthal Extra City, Antwerp
  • 09/2019: publication

Jury 2017:
Bianca Baldi (artist), Iliana Fokaniaki (Kunsthal Extra City, Antwerp & State of Concept, Athens), Daan Gielis (artist), Matteo Lucchetti (BAK Utrecht), Alan Quireyns (AIR Antwerpen)

Apply now for STRT KIT:

Deliver the following documents in English -Merged in 1 PDF of max. 20 MB, before September 22, 2017 to

  • cv + portfolio
  • A brief answer on the following question: “How does your artistic practice relate to the city?”


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