Painting, sculpture, photography, video… artists in these fields can benefit from housing and workspaces adapted to their needs. An exhibition is organized at the end of each residency.
Period, duration of the residency, and working time
neimënster welcomes residencies in the field of visual arts lasting from one week to three months.
The residency is established over a maximum period without requiring continuous attendance (in consultation with neimënster). However, a schedule of attendance must be drawn up before the start of the residency. Any modification of date or duration must be discussed between the artist and neimënster.
During the residency, and depending on its duration, open studio doors are organized to welcome the public and professionals.
No condition of nationality is applicable, but the artist is solely responsible for the administrative formalities allowing him/her to reside and work on Luxembourg territory.
Human resources, material and financial conditions
neimënster commits itself to designate a contact person, assigned to the smooth running of the residency.
The know-how of the neimënster team made available to the project is specified in the residency contract. These residencies include the provision of individual accommodation, work spaces and a performance hall equipped with sound and light (technical specifications available on request). neimënster is committed to designating a contact person to ensure the smooth running of the residency.
The know-how of the neimënster team is specified in the residency contract. These residencies include the provision of individual accommodation, work spaces and a performance room equipped with sound and light (technical specifications available on request) as well as a creation allowance established after studying the application file.
Residents can be accompanied, upon request. Baby cots are also available. Pets are not allowed in the building and smoking is not allowed in the premises. Travel from home to the residence, intramural travel and meals are at the expense of the artists.
The premises provided free of charge by neimënster to the artist are subject to an inventory of fixtures at the beginning and end of the residency in the artist’s attendance.
Each studio (from 30 to 45m2) has a double bed, a fully equipped kitchenette (refrigerator, hotplates, coffee machine, pots and pans and basic dishes, dishwasher and microwave – kettle on request) and a bathroom. Sheets, blankets and towels are provided.
Each resident is responsible for the maintenance of his or her studio.
Large capacity washers and dryers are available in the building. Tokens are available at the reception desk.
A residency contract specifying the respective commitments of neimënster and the resident artist is signed before the beginning of the residency.
Each resident must take out his/her own insurance policy covering his/her personal belongings, his/her work and any damage he/she may cause in the residence. Likewise, the resident must have health coverage.
Ownership of the works
The artist retains the moral rights and ownership of the works produced during the residency, but assigns to the artist the right to use the works.
The artists keep the moral rights and the property of the creations made during the residency, but cede free of charge to neimënster and to the partners of the residency the rights of diffusion of extracts, for a non-commercial exploitation, within the framework of pedagogical or cultural activities and for the valorization of the residency. The artists also commit themselves to provide the textual and visual contents linked to their creation at the date fixed by the residency agreement.
In case of co-production, a specific contract will be established with the company or the artist and the associated partners.
At the end of the residency, the artist and neimënster will draw up a shared report on the progress of the residency. This report will be qualitative and quantitative, but also a detailed financial report.
The elements to provide are :
Name, first name of the person in charge of the application/name of the company/contact information
A letter of intent presenting the project envisaged in neimënster
Artistic file of creation, accompanied by a budget and technical elements to consider
CV of the artist or company