Analytical Report: COVID-19: Impact Survey on the Arts Residency Field

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 received 1,132 responses from 774 artists and 358 arts organisations around the… read more


AiR NL in times of Covid-19

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.

Stranded in the Netherlands
While most artists made it home in time, others had to prolong their stay, like Moroccan artist… read more


Interview with Bénédicte Alliot, Cité internationale des arts

TransArtists did an interview with Bénédicte Alliot, director of Cité internationale des arts in Paris about Covid-19 and how their residency is dealing with this situation, the importance of art and artists in these times, the solidarity amongst institutions and so on.

Ever since the Cité internationale des arts was founded in 1965, artists have been coming from all… read more


TransArtists' helpdesk

Dear artists, researchers, curators and other website visitors, we hope you are all safe and inside. Our world and way of life is changing with each passing hour, and making plans and arrangements for the future requires far more patience and uncertainty than ever before. Due to the global corona crisis, we are sure that many of you have asked yourselves how to plan your residency? We live in uncertain times so keeping a close eye on the current situation of… read more


TransArtists wants your stories!

In these uncertain times and in almost complete lockdown where we are all facing unprecedented challenges, both on professional and personal level, the need to share our stories is bigger than ever. Now that most of cultural institutions are closed and moving their content online, and our lives are mostly happening in the digital realm, we want to keep the conversation going, share insights, give practical advice and inspiration.
We invite… read more


AiR network meeting Finland

Finland offers a vibrant cultural infrastructure with currently over 60 artist residencies. Together they form a diverse network connecting large institutional residencies and smaller self-funded micro residencies tucked away in the woods. This summer TransArtists' Lotte Geeven had the pleasure to attend the anual artist residency meeting organised by the Finnish Artists’ Studio Foundation.

The meeting was hosted by the… read more


Contemporary Artist Residencies, Reclaiming Time and Space

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.

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Performing the margins article available here

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. The research was instigated and commissioned by AiR Platform NL and Kunstloc on the occasion of the… read more


Exploring AiR in Taiwan

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. TASA, a platform mapping AiR and other art programs in Taiwan and the region, provided a four day intens program of meetings with AiR program organizers in the… read more


Return Call for artists from Europe

Return is the Germany and Europe-wide call for tender for the research scholarship that offers one artist the possibility to fathom the structure and history, everyday reality, culture and economic-political dimension of the Ruhr-Area for up to two months and, optionally, to transform the resulting fndings into works of art. Return comes with no thematic or artistic-wise requirements. The temporal stay for research… read more