Launch Platform Werkplaatsen website

20 May 2016, The Hague, The Netherlands

At Festival Analog at Grafisch Atelier in The Hague, Platform Werkplaatsen launched its new website. All technical workspaces aboard!

Analog Borders is a festival for artists, designers and others active in the Grafische Werkplaats. The festival included an exhibition, masterclasses,…read more


CulturalBase Major Stakeholder Conference

The CulturalBase social platform aims to identify and analyse some of the main debates and controversies around culture, in particular in relation to Heritage and European Identities. it aims to bring academic researchers, stakeholders and practitioners together to reach the following objectives:

  • To make an extensive analysis of the research literatures and policy programmes in the general field of cultural heritage and European identities.
  • To identify main research issues and policy programmes…read more

Falling in love: residencies and communities

This issue of the engage Journal investigates the relationships between organisations, audiences and the artists who are invited to develop their practice and/or make new work in a specific context and for a defined purpose. Read more about engage 37 here.

In this context, TransArtists proposed to write an article together with Sepake Angiama, educator and curator whose interest revolves around critical, discursive education practices and the “…read more


AiR Platform NL visiting New Orleans

April 5 - 7, 2016 New Orleans, US

The Alliance of Artists Communities organized 2016 Emerging Program Institute at the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. This conference aka bootcamp brought together more than 50 emerging artist-in-residence programs from the United States. The program combined best practices from the arts-and-cultural…read more


Seminar on residencies, MeetFactory, CZ

On March 10, TransArtists participated in a seminar on residencies together with many residencies from Central and Eastern Europe and the directors of Goethe Institutes in this region. The aim of the meeting The general aim of the meeting was to serve as a point of experience exchange and networking between the representatives of the artist-in-residence programs within the Central and Eastern European region and Germany and the directors from the Goethe Institutes from the respective regions.

TransArtists presented…read more


AiR Platform NL meeting at Luceberthuis

February 29 2016, Bergen

AiR Platform NL organized a network meeting for artist-in-residence organizers, this time at the former atelier of Lucebert in Bergen. The beautiful studio and appartment in the middle of suburban Bergen town, is at the time of our visit, home of photographer Frederique van Rijn through the artist-in-residence program of the Luceberthuis with…read more


TransCultural Exchange Conference: Expanding worlds

TransCultural Exchange's 2016 International Conference on Opportunities in the Arts: Expanding Worlds gathered more than 600 persons over two days in Boston, USA - artists, curators, scientists, gallery owners, funders, critics, artist-in-residency directors and those from other fields looking to work with artists.

The packed schedule offered the possibility to dive into various aspect of  international residency programs, provided practical advice, discussed how art can play a…read more


Tilting Axis 2 - Caribbean Strategies

In Feburary 2016, the second meeting of Tilting Axis was organised by Fresh Milk Art Platform and ARC Magazine at the Perez Art Museum Miami. Following a first edition in Barbados, this conference focused on three modules:

  • exhibitions and programming,
  • artists’ movement and mobility, and
  • education.

These three aspects are key to understand the dynamics and challenges of the Caribbean art spaces and residencies. Many cultural operators from the Caribbean were present, which provided…read more


ArtCOP21: global festival of cultural activities on climate change

On the occasion of the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP21) in Paris, the French and international cultural sectors are coming together in the ArtCOP21 to confirm the central role of culture in ecological transition and sustainable development. In line with our involvement in the Green Art Lab Alliance, we are very proud to say that DutchCulture | TransArtists is taking part in the Professional Workshop (3-4 December, Gaité Lyrique, Paris).

The Professional…read more


Created in China. The artist's experience

On November the third, 2015 DutchCulture organized the program Created in China. The artist's experience to dive into questions like "How to establish a collaborative relationship with Chinese art institutions and initiatives?" and "How to take part in, and what to expect from Chinese artist-in-residence programs? " Professionals from China, the Netherlands and elsewhere shared experiences and ideas…read more