OPEN CALL Garage29 x Workspacebrussels

3 May, 2024 garage29 Sin categoría

Workspacebrussels and Garage29 collaborate to provide support for two artists during the 2024-2025 season.

About Garage29

Garage29 is a creative space that offers residency programs designed to test and experiment with different working environments, allowing choreographic ideas to emerge. In Brussels’ cultural landscape, this venue occupies a key position between training facilities and programming structures. The structure works exclusively with emerging artists, enabling them to reflect on their work, become part of a professional network and gain new perspectives.

About Workspacebrussels

Workspacebrussels supports performing artists in developing a sustainable artistic practice. The organization offers a flexible framework for research and creation, ranging from studio residencies over (co)production and administration to advice on all aspects of development and creation. By connecting artists with programmers, partners and audiences, workspacebrussels acts as an indispensable link in the artistic ecosystem of research, production and presentation.

About the residency programme

Workspacebrussels and Garage29 offer several residency periods during the 2024-2025 season, providing you with the opportunity to develop your creation. Throughout your trajectory with us, you will have the chance to share elements of your project during one of our respective public events, such as Lundynamite, OFFestival or Open Studios.


Selection criteria :

  • We are seeking emerging artists or collectives.
  • Applicants must be residents of the Brussels-Capital Region.
  • Projects should involve choreographic movement for research or stage creation.
  • Applicants should demonstrate an interest in experimenting with performance formats, engaging with the public, and exploring relationships with space.
Hosting arrangements :
  • A financial contribution of €2.000.
  • Guidance in applying for research grants from the Wallonia-Brussels Federation and the Flemish Government.
  • Accommodation is not provided.


Application Procedure

Applicants are required to submit one dossier, consisting of a maximum of two pages containing responses to the requested questions, along with a portfolio (or CV). This submission must be sent to before midnight on June 2, 2024. Please ensure that all files collectively do not exceed 5MB.
Content of your application
The following information must be provided in your dossier; without this information, the application will be declared inadmissible:
1)Practical information:
  • Your name;
  • Your e-mail address;
  • Your telephone number (with national prefix);
  • Your official address;
  • The (provisional) title of your project.
2)An answer to the following questions:
  • Question 1: How would you define your general artistic practice?
  • Question 2: How would you describe the artistic project you are applying for?
  • Question 3: What does dance or choreography mean to you, and how is this reflected in your project?
  • Question 4: What type of studio do you need to develop your project?


Application Procedure

The applications are read by the teams of workspacebrussels and Garage29. The selection results will be announced on June 28, 2024.

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