Open Call: Designers in Residence Kortrijk 2019
Designregio Kortrijk is looking for 3 highly motivated and recently graduated designer-makers or creative artists to join in a regional residency program in Kortrijk, Belgium. The Designers in Residence Kortrijk program is a 3-month full time working residency from September to December 2019.
Designregio Kortrijk provides:
- Monthly fee (400 €/month)
- Usage of Budalab Open Makerspace & Bolwerk Workspace
- Experts in several domains and support of Designregio Kortrijk
- One-time travel expenses
Theme: The Future of Domesticity
Exploring new ways of designing space in order to tackle common problems that many experience in our new urban realities. Working with a small footprint in mind, answering the challenges in a way that combines design knowledge with experience and fun.
Designregio Kortrijk invites 3 young designers to develop an experimental concept for The Future of Domesticity, through confrontation between citizens, society, entrepreneurs and education in regions such as Kortrijk.
The compactness of this region is both a benefit and a challenge.
During the Kortrijk Creativity Week from 23 - 27 October 2019 the Designers in Residence Kortrijk will get the opportunity to show their research and on-going progress to the audience.
The profile of the designers must correspond to the following criteria:
- Recently graduated (minimum level: master)
- Team player
- Manual skills (conceptual, handy, production, fabrication)
- An international outlook
Are you one of the designers we are looking for? Do you see the unique added value in participating in this residency? Apply here before Friday 21 June 2019.