Voetvolk Atelier Rubigny is a farm in the French Ardennes transformed into a sensational shelter for artistic residencies and workshops. It is the perfect space to develop or rehearse a certain piece of work and to think or reflect.

Residents have access to a fully equipped and professional dance studio including an audio installation. More technical info about the studio on our extra info page.

There is sleeping and living accommodation for 14 people, with 7 bedrooms, 1 sleeping hall and a bathroom with bath and shower. Access to the internet over WiFi is included. More info about the accommodation on our extra info page.

Voetvolk Atelier Rubigny is a ca. 2 hours drive from Brussels, and a 2 hours and 15 minutes drive from Paris and Lille.

Previous residents include Ultima Vez, Borokov Borokov, Wannes Labath, Zoe Demoustier, Susobrino, Slumberland, Danny Blue & The Old Socks…


We use the following rental rates:

  • €15 per person per day
    • If you’re part of the cultural sector and receive subsidies for your project, or if you’re not part of the cultural sector: an extra of €100 per day for the whole group
    • If you’re part of the cultural sector and you don’t receive subsidies for your project: an extra of €50 per day for the whole group

Please contact us at rubigny[at] with the following information:

  • Your preferred period
  • A short description of your project
  • The number of people
  • Whether you receive subsidies or not

Voetvolk Atelier Rubigny is available from April to the end of October.


Sleeping accomodation

  • 3 rooms with a double bed
  • 1 hall with a single bed 
  • 2 room with two single beds
  • 1 room with bunkbeds
  • 1 room with a single bed

Living accomodation

  • Bathroom with shower and bath
  • Equipped kitchen

Dance studio

  • Black Marley Dance Floor: 9m wide x 16m deep
  • Audio
    • Speakers: Meyer Sound – 4x MSL2A (15 inch) & 4x MSW2 (18 inch)
    • Mixer: Mackie Onyx i1640 – including sound card
    • Microphone: 1x Shure SM58 + stand


Many thanks to DEE Sound & Light, Toneelhuis, De Veerman, Mette Ingvartsen, Concertgebouw Brugge, Ultima Vez, KVS and Magnetic Moment, who backed up this project in some or the other way.

Thanks also to those lovely people who helped a hand. A big shout-out to Matthias Hemerijckx, Kris Kenis, Stijn De Roeck, Peter Kuppens, Bart Lauwereins, Charlie Van Cauwenberghe, Miet Warlop, Eva Van de Gaer, Ilke Verkaeren, Tom Devil, Jan Heye, Christophe Jude, Pierre Laly, Gilles Roosen, Sam Ecker, Daan Borloo & Anita Boels!

And, last but not least, our beloved crowdfunders: Sarah Adams, Aza Declercq, Deevie Vermetten, Marie Delaite, Valentijn Dhaenens, Claire Besuelle, Barbara Amar, Diane Courvoisier, Ariadna Gironès Mata, Eveline Verbist, Amandine Mercier, Frederik Leyers, Stephanie Germonpré, Piet Temmerman, Louis Gruwez, Sofia Geerinck, Alfred Hofman, Jo Van Cauwenberghe, Hilde Vanhoutte, Myriame Kempeneers & Jean-Marie Detaille (a.k.a. “the odd couple from Seville”), Karin De Vuyst, Martine Koninckx, Lieselot De Wilde, Stefaan De Rammelaere, Eddy D’Haenens, Marie-Jeanne De Witte, Stephanie Closset, “gvanwaey”, Katelijne De Weerdt, Peter Kuppens, Tim Van Cauwenberghe, Corinne Gaillard, Geert Van Wonterghem, Els Gepts, Herman Van Hove, Karen Joosten, Fanny Vandesande, Pieter Boeckx, Simon Morris, Sarah Debussche, Bart Jacobs, Hermann Mensing, “rock_paper_chao”, Pascal Montrouge, Yorrith de Bakker, Dirk Poot, “libbyward”, Ben Abrahams, Jean-Marc van Ravels, Jakub Wielgosz, Stephane Schraenen, Lieven Gruwez, Peter Verhelst, Annie Bozzini, Dirk Van Peteghem (VP Consultancy), Fredje Gallon, Peggy Schoepen (The Bobbejaan Legacy), Steffi Thuysbaert, “miekedirk”, Oscar Louis, Anne & Dorian van der Brempt, Tom Lenaerts & Tineke Van Cauwenberghe, Jan Palmaers & Liesbet Van Cauwenberghe, Rita Deschryver and, with much love, Herman Van Cauwenberghe.


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