DutchCulture Mappings

While work abroad as an artist or cultural organization, knowing the field is key. DutchCulture provides mappings of the cultural fields of the Netherlands, Brazil, China and Turkey. In these mappings you'll find the history, structure and important network contacts of the cultural fields of these countries. All mappings are in English.

AiR Platform NL researches

Platform AiR NL initiates and collects research about the artist-in-residence sector in the Netherlands and Flanders.

AiR Collections and newsletter archive

The Trans Artists newsletter is thematic. In the archive, you will find explorations of some AiR-related topics: the notion of remote, New-York City, the Border, on Love, etc.


TransArtists collects stories and reports from artists who are so kind to share their artist-in-residence experiences with you. Read about Sowing Seeds (India), Instituto Sacatar (Brazil), SSamzie Space (Korea) and much more!

Other libraries

Some of our partners also list publications and manuals about AiR and cultural mobility. Have a look at:

Please feel free to contact us if you know about a mapping of residencies that is not yet listed here. We appreciate your help!

Mappings of residency opportunities

Mappings of residency opportunities

Here you find artist-in-residence mappings, which are accessible online. Usually these mappings are the result of research into AiR opportunities in a specific region or in a specific discipline.

For an overview of online artist-in-residence databases please go to: Regional Residency Platforms.


Circus and street arts - Artistic residency centres in Belgium, Circostrada Network, 2010 - in French only.


196 residencies in France, Centre national des arts plastiques (CNAP) published 196 Residencies in France, a practical guide to residencies for artists, curators, critics, art theorists and art historians.

Guide to Digital and Multimedia Art Resources and Places in France, Musiques & Cultures Digitales and Digitalarti, launched in 2013 - in English and in French

Circus and street arts - Artistic residency centres in France, Circostrada Network, 2010 - in French only.


Mapping of guest studios in Finland, Finnish Artists' Studio Foundation


Mapping of AiR centers in Germany, Goethe Institute


Artist in Residence Programmes in Spain: a short introduction, Marta Gracia, Art Motile

United Kingdom

Circus and Street Arts - artistic residency centres in the UK, Circostrada Network, 2012


Architect in residence, not a common thing, ON-AiR, 2012

Research on digital mobility opportunities, and appendix digital mobility opportunities. ON-AiR, 2012

Mapping of residencies and production spaces in Europe, Association of Spannish Visual Artists Network (artistas visuales en red) - in Spannish only.

Introduction Univ|AiR's: Findings research by Atousa Khalaj Amirhossaini
May 2012, commissioned by ON-AiR

North America

Mind the Gap: Artist Residencies and Dance, Alliance of Artists Communities, April 2011

South America

Mapping of residencies in Brazil by the National Foundation for the Arts - Portuguese only.

Worldwide - focus on a discipline / sector

Art & Technology

Know any interactive doc development labs, hackathons &/or residencies? Add them to this open list (google spreadsheet)