Malt AIR is a visual arts residency program in Denmark. Malt AIR invites professional artists from all over the world to participate in a 3-month visual arts residency program at Maltfabrikken in Ebeltoft.

The residency offers international artists the opportunity to develop new and valuable relations with the Danish visual arts scene. Studio facilities and accommodation, as well as a travel grant and a monthly stipend, are included in the program.

Who can apply?

Professional visual artists from abroad (non-Danish artists) at the beginning of their career who can document exhibition experience within professional contexts as well as former collaborations with curators on a professional level.

Application deadline: March 26, 2023 – 11.59 pm GMT+2 / UTC+2

Purpose of the program

The purpose of the program is to foster exchanges between the residing artist and the Danish contemporary visual arts scene and support the development of the resident’s artistic practice. 

The resident artist will participate in networking activities, studio visits, and meetings with relevant professional individuals, as well as receive curatorial feedback. Malt AIR also wishes to support the artistic process and research phase by giving the artist time, space, and opportunity for reflection and focus.

Each residency program will be individually tailored in a professional artistic manner and involve networking activities. The program provides possibilities, and it is the responsibility of the artist to make use of these.
The residency program includes

  • An individual studio, access to shared workshop facilities, and accommodation in a shared apartment situated at Maltfabrikken in Ebeltoft, Denmark
  • A travel grant for an economy-class flight to Denmark and return
  • Visa costs
  • A monthly stipend of €1000 / 7.500 DKK to cover living expenses, local transport, and cost of materials and production
  • Tailormade activities aimed at facilitating network development with relevant artists, curators, and art professionals in Denmark as well as supporting the development of the resident artist’s artistic practice

Please visit our website for more information about the program and the facilities.