Studio Start vzw supports the development of work spaces for artists and creative entrepreneurs in Antwerp.
Studio Start vzw wishes to locate and develop affordable work, presentation and living spaces, together with the target group and with a view to interesting combinations and social functions. (By living space we mean a studio residence and not only the actual living quarters).
Studio Start vzw is targeted at creative entrepreneurs in the arts sector, applied arts and individual artists, regardless of their creative discipline. We hereby signify each individual or group that is active within the broad arts field and wishes to pursue a professional trajectory. Key words are engagement, initiative and sustainable entrepreneurship.
Studio Start vzw makes a positive contribution to urban development and renovation, and to the economy and offers a solution for the ample demand for work spaces.
Studio Start vzw is an expertise centre in the field of artists’ work spaces that guides and gives advice to new individual creative entrepreneurs, collectives, property owners, organizations and public authorities.
Studio Start vzw is a member of the “Landen Overleg Ateliers” (Belgium – The Netherlands) and works together with Belgian and European organisations for the promotion of artist’ studios.