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


TransCultural Exchange Conference 2018

DutchCulture | TransArtists will be in Québec City from February 22nd – 24th, 2018 for the TransCultural Exchange's 2018 International Conference on Opportunities in the Arts: Exploring New Horizons. The conference brings together hundreds of international artists, residency directors, teachers, administrators, biennale organizers, cultural attachés, critics, curators and grant makers to network, share… read more


Working on the margins conference, Tilburg

In Brabant and elsewhere, artist-in-residence organizations often move in and outside of institutional frameworks in order to facilitate space for the arts on their own terms. What is the urgency to do so and what are the opportunities that unfold from taking this position, in collaboration with institutions and local municipalities?

These and other questions were addressed from a local and international perspective during the… read more


Artists at Risk Connection

Artists at Risk Connection (ARC) is a digital platform launched beginning of October 2017. ARC is a first-of-its kind global hub aimed to assist imperilled artists and fortify the field of organizations that support them.

Artists benefit from collaboration and also from better visibility for themselves and the organizations that serve them. Autocratic regimes fear artists because they express cultural identity, advance new ideas, promote dialogue, and… read more


Connecting with AiR in Japan

AiR Platform NL was invited by Kamiyama AiR to attend a symposium about artist-in-residence programs 2 & 3 September 2017, in Tokushima in Japan.

This annual symposium is held by the Union of Kansai region (local governements of Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Shiga, Wakayama, Tottori, Hyogo, Tokushima) to inform Japanese artists and governements about the opportunities international AiR programs can offer to enhance more… read more


Traveling to USA to perform, exhibit or for a residence?

Do you know what kind of visa you need when travelling to the USA as an artist? What is the difference between a showcase and a paid for performance? How long does this process take? How much does it cost? These are only few from the many questions artists and cultural workers face when travelling to the USA.

For the last two years, with the support of the U.S. National Endowment for the Arts, nonprofit… read more


A-i-R Wro Talks about residencies in Europe

DutchCulture | TransArtists is invited to join the second edition of A-i-R Wro Talks hosted in Sokołowsko and Wroclaw, Poland – the latter is the current European capital of culture.

A-i-R Wro Talks’ main goal is to support the… read more


Res Artis meeting at Kooshk in Tehran, Iran

Res Artis, the international network of artist residencies, is organising its first meeting in the Middle East hosted by Kooshk Residency in Tehran, Iran from November 21-25.

The meeting will take place under the title “Roots and Routes: Challenges and Opportunities of Connectivity”. Through… read more