Open Call for 2024 Programme
26 Jun till 31 Aug 2023
Opening: Tuesday 0 0000 — 00:00 till 00:00 hrs

Part of the puntWG Open Call Series

atelierWG Foundation is offering artists the opportunity to present new projects at puntWG. This initiative serves as a platform to stimulate dialogue between artists and their work, and as a meeting place for communities to share ideas and knowledge. Selected proposals will be based on artists who have an interest in presenting work through collaboration and interaction with each other and the public. Alongside showing new work, proposals with an active public program that includes artist talks, performances, screenings or lectures are encouraged. Selected artists will host an exhibition and public program over a four week period. This call is not intended for curated group exhibitions or exhibitions that have previously been shown in other spaces.


The organisation of both puntWG and Foundation atelierWG almost fully depends on volunteers. While we provide the use of the space, basic equipment and professional photo documentation, selected artists are responsible for the installation and deinstallation of their shows, as well as invigilation. All exhibitions and side programmes will be shared on our website and Instagram page. To further aid the realisation of each exhibition, puntWG will issue successful applicants with acceptance letters for external funding applications. 

You can find the puntWG floor plan HERE.

 Application guidelines: 

Please send ONE pdf (max 10 mb) which includes the following documents in your email  submission. (Please do not include text in the body of your email as part of your application):

  •       Full name, date and place of birth, postal address, phone number, e-mail and website
  •       CV, max two A4 pages per participating artist
  •       A proposal (max. 250 words) that includes a description of your exhibition and the public programme. Please be concise.
  •       A short motivation for showing at puntWG. 
  •       A maximum of ten supporting images or links to moving image, sound, or performance pieces, (max. 5 mins each) for each participating artist. Please do not send website links. 
  •       Indicate your preferred months for the exhibition and the times when you are not available. The more accurate you are, the better we can organise the calendar.

. Indicate if you at the time of this application have already (partly) secured funding for the exhibition.

- In the case of larger group projects, please indicate which artists have confirmed their participation

Proposals to be emailed to

The submission deadline is 31 August 2023

All recipients will be notified before 31 October 2023

For general information and questions regarding puntWG, contact: 

Organization and programming of puntWG: Michelle Son, Tao G. Vrhovec Sambolec, Lily Lanfermeijer and Giovanni Giaretta 


Following the relocation of the hospital Wilhelmina Gasthuis in 1984, now the AMC – Academic Medical Center – artists, small business owners and residents have shaped and preserved the unique character and special site of WG in Amsterdam. Today a large number of artists are living and working on the grounds, including those who are part of atelierWG (in Pavilions 18 and 19).

Established in 1989, AtelierWG Foundation houses 120 artists studios as well as initiating projects in the fields of art and culture, including international exchanges and Open Studio routes.

In 2006, puntWG was created as an interdisciplinary exhibition space and platform for the arts, with a lively program of exhibitions, performances, concerts, lectures and discussions with the aim of initiating an open and broad discourse between artists and the public. PuntWG was initiated by the artists of atelierWG, who finance the space and organize its programming.

airWG, an artist-in-residence, opened in September 2015, hosting a guest studio for national and international artists with an emphasis on research and collaboration.

Photograph by Ilya Rabinovic, from the exhibition shyplay* by Antje Nestel and Aster Arribas