Open Call: Showcase Emerging Sound 2023

As in previous years, STUK Leuven, Q-O2 Brussels and C-TAKT are organising ‘Showcase Emerging Sound’ where a selection of emerging sound artists can show their work to the public. Are you a sound artist, or do you create work with a focus on sound? You can apply for our open call until 14 October.

Every year STUK, Q-O2, Musica & C-TAKT present a sample of promising sound artists in Belgium. The showcase displays the diversity of the Belgian sound art landscape and gives the next generation of sound artists a boost. We are looking for recent, realized work in which sound plays a central role. The genre does not matter: it can be a performance, an installation, soundwalk, radio piece, intervention or any other innovative format.

The four selected works will be presented at STUK with an exhibition from 12 to 17 May 2023, and a series of performances on 17 May 2023. These will be accompanied by a feedback session at Q-O2 where all participants will receive constructive input and advice from professionals and artists from previous editions. There is also the opportunity for all artists to prepare their work in a Klankenbos residency at Musica Impulse Centre (Pelt).

Click here to register.

On this page you will also find all further details and conditions for the project.

  • Showcase Emerging Sound

    Showcase Emerging Sound

    A sampler of new sound art in Belgium. Four works of art by young makers are presented in the form of an exhibition route at STUK Leuven. The works are developed during a residency trajectory at Het Klankenbos. The artists are supported with feedback sessions at Q-O2. This showcase exposes the diversity of the sound art landscape, …

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