18.

Open Call


Who’s jumping off next?

deadline: 20.09


The Balcony is looking for unconventional artists for its 18th vitrine exhibition at Herenstraat, 14. 

To close its first series of exhibitions supported by Stroom Den Haag, The Balcony opens its vitrine space to new blood, fresh collaborations and out of the box practices.


Deadline to apply - 20th September

Exhibition - 4th October until 30th October

Opening - Friday 4th October


ARE WELCOME TO APPLY////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

KABK students that identify as the following...

… romantic procrastinators, picturesque performers, iconoclast day-dreamers, cocktail masters, Aliens, overlooked young-british-artists, Action shoppers, dog-walkers, binge-dancers, meme-producers, conceptual tossers, lowkey goddesses, all-nighters, jaded tutors, rehab’ survivors, disillusioned democrats, Horeca sweat drops, intense duos, hallway hobos… this application is yours.

In other words, unconventional artists that wish to inscribe their practice within the vitrine’s program now - and for future collaborations, are welcome to apply.

Anything that physically fits or does so conceptually within the space of the vitrine is la bienvenue.


HOW TO APPLY/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

Send to thebalcony.thehague@gmail.com your unfinished portfolios, incomplete projects, spontaneous proposals, cheerful happenings, one night stands.

NO TV, BEAMERS, OR PRECIOUS DISPLAYS
NO NUDITY OR OBSCENITY
*Keep in mind it is a vitrine visible 24/7 to all kinds of publics.
Besides that, proposals can take all possible shapes.

If written Max. 2x A4

NO CV’s


WHAT’S PROVIDED/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

Besides the usual ‘visibility’, The Balcony provides a production (100€) and an artist fee (150€) for the selected proposals. Transportation for the artworks is also covered up to 50€.

The exhibition runs for four weeks, as well as on The Balcony’s website - as long as the Internet keeps running.



Location: Herenstraat 14, The Hague (click for map)


ABOUT////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

Stroom Den Haag is an independent foundation founded in 1990. It is an art center with a wide range of activities, with a focus on visual arts, architecture, urban planning and design. Stroom organizes exhibitions, projects, lectures, workshops, and hosts a library & documentation center.
www.stroom.nl

The Balcony/Susan Bites is an artist collective based in The Hague (NL). The collective organizes exhibitions in two locations in The Hague, a vitrine space - The Balcony, and a project space - Susan Bites. Its current members are KABK graduates Ioana Ciora (RO), Arthur Cordier (BE), Matthew James Lanning (NL) and Valentino Russo (IT).
www.thebalconythehague.com 
Mark