AiR Platform NL

AiR Platform NL

Artist-run artist-in-residence organizations often move in and outside of institutional frameworks in order to facilitate space for the arts on their own terms. What is the urgency to do so and what are the opportunities of taking this position, in exchange with institutions and municipalities?

Kristien van den Oever, director Aga Lab, and Sofie van Dederen, director Frans Masereel Center (FMC), changed desks for a week.

AiR Platform NL is invited by Kamiyama AiR to attend a symposium about artist-in-residence programs 2 & 3 September in Tokushima in Japan.


EYE Filmmuseum in Amsterdam recently launched an In-Residence program. As of 2017, this initiative welcomes invited artists and scholars to explore and creatively reuse archival material within the EYE collection.

Beautiful Distress Art Manifestation is an initiative by Foundation Het Vijfde Seizoen and Foundation Beautiful Distress. Both organizations run artist-in-residence programs within the context of psychiatric institutions in the Netherlands.

In addition to the TransArtists - how to start your own AiR program guide, have a look at the recently published 223 Visual Arts Residencies in France.


AiR for Experiment continues –AiR Platform NL meeting

April 7,8, 2017, Berlin

AiR Platform NL joined the Residency Network Hub for cultural Intermediaries in Berlin.


Imagine you start your own AiR program. Time and space to offer to artists: it seems such a simple concept. But.... what does it really take?

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