Greylight Projects

Hoensbroek, Netherlands

Greylight Projects is a platform for contemporary art practices and culture founded in 2009 in Heerlen, the Netherlands. Greylight Projects focuses on supporting artists in their researches and practices by facilitating, producing and/or organizing events. Greylight Projects program consist exhibitions, projects in public space and publications. There are two guest studio’s for artist who are invited to work in relation to the environment. Greylight Projects has no restriction in terms of media or origins of the artistic practices. It has been an organic and intuitive development since the beginning focusing on the work of the artist, and how this could be increased, enhanced in the dialogue with others and shared with the public.

Greylight projects is an artist run residence and project space located in Hoensbroek, a sub-urban area in Heerlen (NL). The focus of Greylight Projects is on the development, production and presentation of autonomous art, without any restrictions in media. The surrounding area of the project space offers inspiring opportunities, cause of it's post industrial character and all the visible ingredients of urban shrinking, for projects that deal with the public space. Greylight Projects organises approximately eight projects per year, produces several publications and participates in projects with other organisations.

National and international artists and 'artistic-researchers' are invited for a working period that results in a presentation. There is room for more then one resident per period, collaborations are welcomed. The project space is located in a former chemist, thanks to the shop-windows the presentations are visible to the general public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 


Silvia Bakker, Observatie' 6'42, audio loop, 2011
Iris Bouwmeester, PastedGraphic, site specific installation, 2011
Walter van Broekhuizen, production Villa Walden, Mount Lushan, China. 2010
Marc Buchy, a walk from 22:46 – 04:43, map, pencil, rubber, 2011
Michiel Huijben, Stills from 'Reading the room', Two-channel video installation (2009)
Wouter Huis, Plaats Delict, 12 billboards, Heerlen, 2011
Laurent Malherbe, Palermo, 2006