About—Kunstenaarsinitatief Duende
Kunstenaarsinitatief Duende

Kunstenaarsinitatief Duende is an independent self-organized artist-cooperative providing forty-two studios for independent artists practicing on a professional basis. Besides the permanent studios, Duende offers a residency program, providing three large studios and living accommodation, available for foreign artists for a period of three months. Duende is located in a former institute for professional technical education where thousands of Rotterdam’s citizens were trained as carpenters, bricklayers, motor mechanics, and numerous other technical professions.