Mould making

The mould making workshop is designed to introduce the residents to the essential skills of moulding and casting. Residents can make rubber and plaster moulds for casting a range of materials such as plaster, wax, ceramics, resins and rubber. Exploring various mould making techniques, the workshop allows for a wide variety in outcomes of texture, volume and surface.

Technical specialists

Lotte Nijhof


The Rijksakademie offers a two-year international residency programme to around fifty artists that provides space for research, experiment and production of new work.

Residents are supported with a studio, a work budget and a stipend and can seek advice from leading art professionals from a wide variety of cultural and creative backgrounds. In addition there is a rich research and production infrastructure, consisting of various technical workshops operated by specialists, a library and a historical and contemporary art collection.

Within the interdisciplinary environment of the Rijksakademie there is complete freedom in research and working methods.