SPIN is a Brussels-based support & research platform for artistic practice run by artists and their collaborators. SPIN is co-directed Hans Bryssinck, Diederik Peeters, Kate McIntosh, Laura Deschepper & Sarah Parolin.
SPIN is structurally funded by the Flemish Government (2015-2016 and 2017-2021) and the Flemish Community Commission (2015).
SPIN is long-term resident of and structurally supported by Kunstencentrum BUDA, Kortrijk (BE) since 2013.
SPIN is Brussels-based.
SPIN is directed collectively by the artists Hans Bryssinck, Diederik Peeters, Kate McIntosh, administration key-master Laura Deschepper and producer Sarah Parolin.
SPIN is a collaboration of artists and art-workers to support the artistic trajectory as a whole and encourage collective reflection around the role of art and the artists in society.
SPIN is self-organized; the artists and art-workers are together responsible for all the aspects of the organization.
SPIN is based on collective autonomy; solidarity that strengthens the individual autonomy through the sharing of time, support, experience, network, content dialogue and reflection.
SPIN is a playground.
SPIN is an open and diverse ecology of connections and collaborations amongst artists, organizations, institutions and audiences.
SPIN is a way to transcend the project-based reality and develop a long-term perspective for artistic practice.
SPIN is a mess.
SPIN is a mobile entity that is constantly reinvented and reconstructed as we move along.
SPIN is an experiment in new models of collaboration, reflection and production.
SPIN is a critically-positive alternative - a compact, sustainable and flexible model in the context of an arts field and society that is finding itself in a fundamental transition.