AiR Platform NL

AiR Platform NL

December 8: AiR Network meeting & framed discussion, 15.00 - 17.00 CET
December 10: Lectures & working sessions, 10.00 - 17.00 CET
January 14: Air Network meeting and final discussion, 11.00 - 17.00 CET
Location: online
Tickets: free
Full program below

airWG open call to apply for a residency in Amsterdam, deadline February 15

airWG offers the opportunity to be part of an exciting and innovative artist-led initiative in the heart of Amsterdam. Located in a former hospital, it currently houses a community of artists since the 1980s.

The Thami Mnyele Foundation celebrates its 30th anniversary with the exhibition Crossing Cultures. Active since 1990 and with a small group of enthusiastic volunteers, the foundation has been a driving force for many years for new narratives and artists from Africa and the African diaspora.

Now times are changing and it is more complicated to come together, we like to take this opportunity to connect with colleagues from afar online. AiR Platform NL proposes a series of online meetings to learn what is happening in other regions in the world, to share best practices and to imagine possible futures together.

Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Fine Arts Academy in Katowice and the Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art invite artists and cultural practitioners to a cycle of online seminars about the potential of artists’ residencies, especially in a world where many aspects of our lives an

Res Artis and UCL have released an analytical report of a survey examining the impact of COVID-19 on the international arts residencies field. The survey conducted between 7 May and 1 June 2020

TransArtists visited Finland last year to contribute to the national artist residency network meeting. Being there we noticed a great interest in the Dutch residency field. As a follow-up this year, we organised a series of encounters between Dutch and Finnish residency operators in The Netherlands in collaboration with the international visitors program of DutchCulture.

While some artists can't leave the country and others can't arrive due to travel restrictions, questions rise how to overcome these issues in a mobility based practice. Have a look at the following artists and AiR programs in the Netherlands and their take on the current situation.

Performing the margins, published in Kunstlicht magazine, is a research by Mariska van den Berg about marginality as a concept, including a closer look into the practices of DeltaWorkers in New Orleans and LeoXIII in Tilburg.