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VONK invites 8 Belgian visual artists to Copenhagen

June 5th – June 10th 2023

During Art Week Copenhagen 2023,  VONK will organize a 4 day network event with Danish partners Art  Hub and Nikolaj Kunsthal. During this event we will take 8 emerging Belgian visual artists to Denmark to build their network.


We are looking for :

  • 8 artists that are active in the visual arts (or make a clear crossover between visual arts and performance arts). 

  • Who have a high quality of artistic work. 

  • That are older than 18 years. 

  • That have already build a professional career in the Belgian contemporary art scene. 

  • That are ready to take the next step to work internationally*

*If you already had a few international project you can also apply, but take care that this project is not for renowned international Belgian artists.     

We offer :

  • Plane ticket to go on Monday June 5th and to go back on Saturday June 10th 2023

  • A shared hotel room for 5 nights at Scandic Palace Hotel  (2 persons per room, single beds) including breakfast 

  • 7 speeddate sessions with Danish curators

  • 3 guided Copenhagen art organization visits 

  • Entrance to the Art Week Copenhagen party 


You need to :

  • Be free to travel during the programs week in june

  • Have the Belgian nationality or a living adres in Belgium

  • Pay a fee of € 580,00 to cover a part of our expenses

  • Pay for your food during the 5 days

  • Make your own portfolio 

  • Use VONK in all of your communication


How to apply:

Send your

  • Personal information 

  • CV (max. 2 A4 pages)

  • Website link

  • Motivation why you think you are ready to take your art practice internationally (max. 0,5 A4 page)

  • What are your top 5 art institutions in Copenhagen and why. (max 0,5 A4 page) (you can do research here : )

  • What is your current position in the Belgian art scene. (max 0,5 A4 page ) 

  • What are your idea’s or vision about how you will sustain this new network. (max 0,5 A4 page)

  • A link to your online portfolio*

*You will need to present your online portfolio to the Danish curators. Make it clear, clean and professional. Don’t email us the portfolio ! Make a link to a google drive or a hidden page on your website.   




Bundle everything in 1 pdf and save it under the title : surname.firstname.Copenhagen

Email it before March 25, 2023  (11:59 PM) to AND to with subject: surname.firstname.Copenhagen.


This international program is a project of VONK and partners Art Hub and Nikolaj Kunsthal. It was funded by the Flemish Government, the city of Hasselt & the city of Genk.

* please note that this program is a main program of VONK, this means that 2 places are reserved for artists that are directly or indirectly linked to the organization. The other places can be taking to external artists that have no link with the organization. 

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