• COUNTRY:Netherlands
  • CITY:Amsterdam

About the program

airWG offers a fantastic opportunity to be part of an exciting and innovative artist-led space in the city of Amsterdam, providing time and space to develop, test and show your work and ideas.
Featuring a light and spacious studio apartment the program is open to visual artists, performance artists, designers, researchers and writers for a period of three months.
Participants are provided with a private studio and living space of 70m2 situated on the ground floor of Pavilion 18, which houses a community of artists. At the close of the residency period, the resident is invited to present the outcome of their residency in an exhibition or presentation at the puntWG Gallery an interdisciplinary exhibition space situated in the same complex.
The complex is located on the corner of Eerste Helmersstraat and Marius van Bouwdijk Bastiaansestraat, near the Vondelpark and the Museum Quarter, with good public transport and many shops and restaurants around the corner.


Dutch / English / Spanish


Open Call
Nominated by partner organizations



3 months

Studio information

Illuminated space, double height, suitable for different practices of medium and small format.


What the AiR provides

  • A studio, living room, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom & washing-machine
    (please note this is a no smoking space)
  • A Greet and Meet gathering
  • Opportunity to host an exhibition/event in our puntWG gallery
  • An exhibition/presentation budget of 150 euro
  • Invitations and other marketing for your exhibition/presentation
  • Introduction to the Amsterdam art scene 24/7 access to the studio

What the Artist pays

  • Rent 800 euro a month for the studio, living room, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom & washing machine (please note this is a no-smoking space). This includes all utilities (incl. electricity, heating, water, & Wi-Fi).
  • €400 as a deposit.
  • Travel expenses
  • Living expenses
  • Most material costs
  • Visa and health insurance and other insurances

The resident artist is responsible for the proper use of airWG’s physical space and furniture, as well as the rational use of electricity, water and heating services. The lack of responsibility in the use of the services can lead to extra rates for the resident.
The results of the residency should be documented in some ways: be available in digital form to be included on the airWG website. The artist is asked to collaborate with our blog.
For artists duos or artists nominated by partner organizations, a different rate applies. Please contact us for more details.

How to apply

Open Call



Address: Marius van Bouwdijk Bastiaansestraat 37, 1054 RS Amsterdam, Netherlands
Website: airWG / Facebook

* If you see an error or omission on this page, please let us know by e-mail.