Workshop for FLACC, C-mine and VONK

On the 15th of October 2016, Léon Kruijswijk gave a workshop about the artist-in-residence field in Genk, Belgium. DutchCulture | TransArtists was invited in the framework of a collaborative project of FLACC, C-mine and VONK for talent development, which consists of a workshop series for artists. The aim is to give artists tools and advice to operate independently. These workshops vary widely; from support by composing a budget overview for… read more


TransArtists Interview Series

Image: Sam Samiee's installation at the RijksakademieOPEN 2015

Since 2016, we publish extended interviews with a current or recent resident at an artist-in-residence in the Interviews section. Herewith we like to bring to you the multifaceted world of residencies seen through the eyes of your fellow artists. We will interview about three artists a year.

For the first interview, Léon talked with Sam… read more


Lost in the database?

Going to an unknown country, crossing over to new practices or disciplines in another context, finding the best match to the idea you have in mind… all of this asks for research – and sometimes also guidance. We know that looking for the perfect match between your project and all the residencies worldwide can be difficult. This is why you can contact us to chat with the TransArtists team about your ideas and we will provide some more specific tips.

You can make an… read more


Information session at Mains d'Oeuvres

On November 9th, 2016, Marie Fol will run an information session at Mains d'Oeuvres, Saint Ouen, France. This training aims at giving insights and tips about artist-in-residence programs worldwide to French artists who have little to no international experience, as well as current residents of Mains d'Oeuvre.

Here is more information about the content of the session (in French):



Start of NACMM platform for mobility in the MENA region

Sept. 29 - Oct. 2 2016, Barcelona

AiR Platform NL was invited to contribute to a week of meetings to form a new platform for mobility in the North African countries. Initiated by Pau Cata of CeRCCca (Spain), partner organizations joined to discuss the parameters for this platform; to support independent art programs and artists in the region, give more visibility to… read more


IK Foundation jubilee

Sunday September 4, 2016 Oost-Souborg

IK Foundation celebrated its 5 year jubilee with the festive opening of an exhibition including the artists who resided in the IK pavilions over the last 5 years. Next to The Royal Commissioner in Zeeland Mr. Drs. J. J. M. Polman, Heidi Vogels, coordinator of AiR Platform NL was invited to give a presentation about  at the opening. Furthermore, the invited curators… read more


Station to Station

DutchCulture | TransArtists is pleased to announce its new online publication, Station to Station. The first issue is all about the favorite dirty talk - Money. We have compiled contributions from variety of professionals from different corners of the world and the art scene. 

The general experience, starting from USA to Russia, through Europe and China, is that there is never enough money, even if the budget is with six figures. How do we as artists and… read more


Residencies Reflected

The symposium invites residency professionals to collectively reconsider the present moment as a crossroads towards possible futures. It opens with an public event and lecture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki and continues over two days as an intensive retreat at HIAP on the island of Suomenlinna. It will be followed by a publication drawing together the emerging critical discourse on residencies.

The TransArtists team of DutchCulture is looking forward… read more


TransArtists’ highlights in BK-informatie

BK-informatie is a Dutch professional journal for visual artists, which exists for 35 years, in print and now also in digital versions. It provides visual artists and other working in the visual arts field with information over arts policy (on local, regional and national levels as well as from institutions and art organisations), as well as calls for projects, manifestations, biennales, prizes, competitions and artist-in-… read more


TransArtists workshops in 2016

This year we continue our collaboration with art schools, academies and other art organisations to provide workshops for artists about artist-in-residence opportunities worldwide and other forms of mobility. Here is an overview of recent workshops as well as other educational activities we took part in:

  • 29 January: workshop during the career day of the Sint Joost Academy, Breda, The Netherlands
  • 16 February: workshop for fourth year… read more