Online publication: On Affecting Change Through Artist-In-Residencies

Residencies and small organisations are microcosms. Very often, they are spaces of experimentation that give the artist in residence a moment out of time and in a new space, while being inextricably linked to new contexts, networks and environments. In December 2020 and January 2021 Kunsthuis SYB, Hotel Maria Kapel and AiR Platform NL, took time to reflect on an extraordinary year: 2020 saw the continuation of the global pandemic as well as massive Black Lives…read more

The hard copy of the book "On Care. Journey into the Relational Nature of Artists’ Residencies"

Book Launch: On Care. A Journey into the Relational Nature of Artists’ Residencies

The publication On Care. A Journey into the Relational Nature of Artists’ Residencies is the result of a collaboration between the artist residency programs Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art from…read more

view from a balcony over the city of Paris, with trees the Seine river and its old buildings on the riverside

Looking back at 'Hospitality in Times of Crisis'

Since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine, or better said, during any time of war, many artists-in-residencies have been motivated to start hosting and helping refugee artists. Designated structures like Artists at Risk expanded their capacity in response to the increased demand for shelter. Artist initiatives organised benefits and…read more

Co.iki residency in Tokyo, Japan

Sharing the Ukrainian voice in Co-iki residency, Tokyo

Co-iki residency is situated within the western part of Tokyo, Japan. Yoko Negami, the initiator of Co-iki, describes the venue as a typical Japanese house; with tatami floors and sliding doors in a residential area with lots of greenery. The house overlooks Sakura trees and farming grounds shared with the local residents, a special vista considering it is…read more


GMEA Open call for residencies 2023

The GMEA – National Center for Music Creation of Albi-Tarn was founded in 1981. Among eight other centers in France, it is part of a network certified by the French Ministry of Culture. A leading organization for musical creation in Occitanie, the GMEA supports research, production of new works and welcomes musicians for residencies.

Accessible to all sound and experimental musical practices of our time, the GMEA accompanies…read more


Coming soon: Station to Station#4

We are excited to announce a brand new edition of TransArtists' online magazine Station to Station!

Gamechanger is the theme of this edition: we believe that residencies can be powerful agents of change. We invited guest authors who are advocating for structural change and are all taking steps to create a more sustainable, inclusive and fair art world. They are working in and with artist-in-residencies from Argentina to Kenya, and they speak from their respective practices as researcher, artist,…read more


TransArtists Newsletter

Below a selection of upcoming deadlines for residency programmes all over the world in February 2022 and March 2022.

Check out the full Newsletter with overview of open calls here.


iksvy art (Almeria, Spain)

Deadline: Feb 14. Montemero…read more

Gemaal op Zuid, Rotterdam

AiR Platform NL meeting: Restructure and Connect II

AiR Platform NL meeting

Gemaal op Zuid, Rotterdam
Friday February 25, 2022

Free entry / please RSVP and sign up here (max 25 participants)

After the online program Restructure and…read more

reshape conference transnational

Visiting the ReShape Network conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia

The past year TransArtists has been collaborating with several participants of the ReShape Network: a collaborative, bottom-up research process that proposes instruments for transition towards an alternative, fairer, and unified arts ecosystem across Europe and the Southern Mediterranean. We are inspired by the experimental approach they use to adress current issues around inequality in the cultural field, cultural mobility and…read more


TransArtists Newsletter

Below a selection of upcoming deadlines for residency programmes all over the world in December 2021 and January 2022.

Check out the full Newsletter with open calls in December 2021 and January 2022 via this link.

Do you wish to receive our bi-monthly newsletter in your mailbox?
Register here:…read more