NICC Membership

NICC is a non-profit artists initiative run by and for artists, it is founded by professional visual artists in order to advocate their rights. Our aim is to set up a qualitative social framework within which the autonomous artistic practice can develop professionally.

NICC functions as a mediator between the artists and the government, art organizations, and other actors in the cultural field. In addition to a program of social actions, reflection, and research, the NICC presents an artistic program of lectures, exhibitions, symposiums, and presentations on contemporary professional practice.

By becoming a member you help give a voice to artists.

Membership is free for the first year, In the second year, you will be asked for a donation. You can always support us, BE79 7350 4576 9133. If you make a donation please mention 'membership 2023'. Thank you!

By subscribing as a NICC member you will be kept informed monthly on all our activities, our events, and projects. Each joining member can apply to the board to become a member of the general meeting.

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About NICC

NICC creates spaces for interaction between visual artists, institutions and society, with specific attention to the position of the visual artist, on a local, regional and international level.

NICC plays an active role in the support and self-realisation of the professional visual artist. Its aim is to function as first contact and representatives for visual artists, striving for a qualitative social framework enabling the visual artist to develop his/her practice in a professional and autonomous way.

View NICC recent projects here 


NICC introduction

General Meeting

Michael Laird, Luc Deleu, Pieter De Clercq, Astera Mortezai, Karolien Chromiak, Maria Blondeel, Patries Wichers, Mulugeta Tafesse, Sigurrós G. Björnsdóttir, Renée Van Zadelhoff, Christiaan Das, Leo Reijnders, Erik Thys, Dora Brams, Stijn Ter Braak, Daan Peeters, Jóhanna Kristbjörg Sigurðardóttir, Mark Swysen, Elias Cafmeyer 

Board of directors
Pierre Mertens, Wouter van Loo, Marcel Crabeels, Wouter Van der Hallen, Natasja Mabesoone, Shanglie Zhou, Selin Aydinol, Lucia Mrakovcic, Sacha Verleyen, Jelle Spruyt, Anna Laganovska, Vijai Maia Patchineelam, Sietske Van Aerde, Chris Hoeben, Floris Van Look

Executive board

Marcel Crabeels, Wouter Van der Hallen, Wouter Van Loo, Lucia Mrakovcic, Chris Hoeben


NICC history in short
The International Cultural Centre (ICC) in Antwerp was the first official institution for contemporary art in Flanders. In the 70s and early 80s the organization contributed significantly to the dissemination and encouragement of the Belgian and foreign avant-garde art. More

View the 20 years NICC powerpoint here



Artistic & production, administration & press:

Anyuta Wiazemsky Snauwaert
+32 478 66 88 35


Invoice details
NICC vzw
Kleine Markt 7-9 Bus 26

2000 Antwerpen

0463 942 783

IBAN BE79 7350 4576 9133