TransArtists invites you to a webinar about i-Portunus, mobility funding scheme for artists and creators

i-Portunus continues to support the mobility of artists, creators and cultural professionals among all countries participating in the Creative Europe Programme. A second pilot project was selected and co-funded by the Creative Europe program and a consortium headed by Goethe-Institut with Institut…read more


Covid-19 Survey 2: Medium-term impact on the residency sector

Res Artis: Worldwide Network of Arts Residencies is partnering with UCL (University College London) to conduct this survey to assess the true impact of COVID-19 specifically on the arts residencies field. This survey is the second of three planned surveys to assess the effects of the pandemic on this sector. This set of questions focuses on the medium-term impact and was…read more


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


DutchCulture is looking for an advisor for the Mobility Info Point

Come work with us! For our team Mobility & Advice we are looking for an advisor for the Mobility Info Point. Below you can find all the info (in Dutch). You can apply until 25th October 2020.

DutchCulture is de kennis- en netwerkorganisatie voor internationale culturele samenwerking. We werken voor het culturele en het creatieve veld, overheden, Nederlandse diplomatieke posten en andere professionals…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 over the world to take part in our artist-in-residence programmes. The Cité encourages…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 the country you are planing to visit and the situation in your home country is…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 all artists (in-residence), organisers, curators, writers etc. to send us their stories…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 Serlachius-residency in Mänttä. Here at the lake, the former paper mill…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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