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 appointment with the TransArtists team to help you navigate through the large offer of…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):

Marie Fol - TransArtists : Résidences d’artistes à l’international - Panorama,…read more


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 their activities, and enhance exchange with each other and colleagues elsewhere.

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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 Melchior Jaspers, Nick Terra and Menno Vuister presented a publication and research about the…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 organisers deal with this predicament? How creative and charming does an organization or…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 to the discussions that will take place during this meeting.

The symposium sets…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-residency programs.

DutchCulture | TransArtists collaborates with BK-informatie…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 students at the Minerva Academy, Groningen, The Netherlands
  • 18 February:…read more

AiR Platform NL supports Platform Werkplaatsen

Platform Werkplaatsen is a joint venture between Dutch and Flemish workshops and labs for artists and designers.

Technical workshops, with and without artist-in-residence programs, lead the way in facilitating craft techniques for and by artists and designers. These workshops are consistently developing, reflecting the changes in daily art practice, thereby creating innovative applications of old and new…read more


Meet our new colleague!

Since March this year, I have joined the TransArtists team with great pleasure. As a young art professional with a special interest in transcultural art, I greatly encourage TransArtists’ mission to stimulate and advance artists’ mobility worldwide. I have always worked in institutions with an international focus and I have a curious nature for other countries and cultures, which make me travel as much as possible in my free time. I believe that artistic international interaction should be facilitated as well as advocated more often to be able to…read more