Victor Yuliev in Spatie

Victor Yuliev, photographer from St. Petersburg was a resident of Motel Spatie for six weeks (till 12th of march 2016) During this period, he developed work based upon light, doors and windows from Dutch paintings of the 17th century. Another source of inspiration are the short stories by Anton Tjechov, stories that have no... read more

Dutch Art Institute

DAI collaboration. We are happy to announce The Dutch Art Institute (DAI) will collaborate with Motel Spatie’s residency program again in 2017. A DAI student will work and live for half a year at Spatie, while participating in the studies at the DAI. Helen Zeru was the first past year.  The Dutch Art Institute is located... read more

Keynote at Jakarta Biennial 2015

On 17 November 2015, Jakarta Indonesia, Claudia Schouten, Founding Director of Motel Spatie, was invited to give a lecture as a keynote speaker on the Jakarta Biennial Symposium Programme organised by ruangrupa Curator Collective, entitled Makan Nggak Makan Asal Kumpul (to eat or not to eat, as long as together). Ruangrupa... read more


Ruruhuis: Reinaart Vanhoe paid his respect by doing the dishes at the opening event De-Modernised. Locatie Spatie and Motel Spatie earned a thankful word in his new rurufolder with the subtitle: Alsospace, alsospace, alsospace. Oh no, that won’t be published until May. Part of the current rurufolder february 2016 on photo... read more

current residence

artist in residence

Smoke signals - A last ephemeral action by Crát...

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