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 and you will find them here.

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Networks, platforms and mappings - International

Networks, platforms and mappings - International

AIR - artinresidence

The AIR – artinresidence network is a platform dedicated to artist residences.It was initiatied with the goal of becoming a reference point for all artist residences in Italy. Today, AIR – artinresidence's reach and listings are international in order to facilitate exchange and communication with the aim of encouraging intercultural dialogue. AIR – artinresidence is a project by FARE organised in collaboration with GAI (Italian Young Artists Association) and in partnership with that’s contemporary.


Art & Technology

Do you know or are you looking for any interactive doc development labs, hackathons and / or residencies? Add them to or check this open list (Google spreadsheet).

Arts Residency Network

Since 2000, the Ministry of Culture (then Council of Cultural Affairs) in Taiwan has engaged in cultural diplomacy by partnering with artist villages in the USA, France, Australia and the Czech Republic. By establishing the "Arts Residency Network, Taiwan", a bilingual, easy-to-understand website, the Ministry of Culture aims to compile information on local and international artist villages and provide an platform for exchange and services for local and international artists, curators and arts and cultural institutions.



Localizart.es is a localiser of residencies and spaces for artistic production across Latin America, Europe and the US. It is initiated by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports, and is available in both English and Spanish.


Reaching Beyond. Global Residency Opportunities

Reaching Beyond. Global Residency Opportunities is a mapping guide by Trans Cultural Exchange, 2013. Mandarin only.

Res Artis

Res Artis is a worldwide network of artist in residences. The association covers over 500 centers, organisations, and individuals in over 70 countries. Each of their members is dedicated to offering artists, curators, and all manner of creative people the essential time and place away from the pressures and habits of every-day life, an experience framed within a unique geographic and cultural context.


Artists at Risk Connection

The Artists at Risk Connection (ARC), by PEN America, is an online collaboration of more than 600 global organisations that provide life-saving resources to artists worldwide who face oppression, persecution, arrest, and violence for their creative work. ARC collates resources — including emergency funding, housing opportunities, residencies, fellowships and grants, and legal, immigration, and resettlement services — in an interactive online catalogue to help threatened artists quickly identify programs for which they’re eligible. Most importantly, if you know any artists in need of urgent support or an organisation that would like to join the network, please encourage them to fill out the encrypted form by clicking on “Connect with us” on ARC’s website.


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