AiR Platform NL

AiR Platform NL

The publication centers on how the global, neoliberal, and competitive creative economies influence the role and meaning of artist-in-residence programs today. Questions that are addressed in a range of articles and subjects by editors and writers Taru Elfing, Irmeli Kokko and Pascal Gielen with contributions by (among others) TransArtists’ Bojana Panevska.

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.

On May 24, AiR platform Brabant presented their new website, as part of a program of talks and worksessions at Lochal in Tilburg.

Our colleagues at Kunstenpunt developed an online guide concerning artist-in-residence programs in Flanders and Brussels.

In December 2018, Heidi Vogels - TransArtists coordinator of AiR Platform NL was invited by Catherine Lee, director of Taipei Arts Village and Taiwan Art Space Alliance to visit several artist-in-residence programs in the country.

Qanat: Performing change from the margins was a five days encounter, from November 21 - 25 2018 at LE 18 in Marrakech.

The Thami Mnyele Foundation has been nominated as first artist-in-residency (ever) for the Amsterdam Art Price 2018.

An international practice in the arts is often taken for granted. Searching for new 'markets' to showcase work, engage with new audiences, tap into other sources of income or inspiration are legitimate motivations for art professionals to travel and work elsewhere.

AiR network Brabant is an initiative by artist-in-residence organizations in Brabant. With support of  bkkc (Kunstloc) and AIR Platform NL, AiR network Brabant sets out to increase the visibility of Air programs in the Brabant region and improve the position of these organizations and the artists involved.