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Activity log 2014

In 2014, DutchCulture | TransArtists was involved in the Green Art Lab Alliance, the launch of the Werkplaatsen Platform (Technical work spaces in Netherlands and Flanders) during the TopGemaakt Symposium, as well as in different conferences (Mokuhanga, Alliance of Artists Communities, ...) and workshops (in Dutch art academies and also abroad).

Read some highlights here below, and contact us to know more!


November - December 2014: Research trip through China.

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More than double glazing

Van Eyck at Het Nieuwe Instituut Rotterdam: Symposium Sustainability in the Arts

Ecological awareness and commitment to sustainability are major societal issues, but in the art world they seem to be playing only a minor part. The symposium MORE THAN DOUBLE GLAZING gathers inspiring speakers from across the world who are considering the question of what stance the art world could take on the ever-growing public appeal for sustainable conduct. Catching art projects and institutional good practices will shed light on the innovative power of…read more

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AiR Perspectives Morocco


TransArtists' AiR Platform NL supports the development of a network of artist-in-residence initiatives in Morocco and organized a round table meeting during the Marrakech Biennale 2014. The recent developments of AiR programs feed into a longer history of artist-in-residence programs in the Maghreb. The meeting offered a platform introducing the AiR organizations as key actors in the contemporary Moroccan art field to a wider international audience.
 



Ryad El Fenn Marrakech February 28, 2014
 

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Project: Mutual AiR Impulse Russia

What about artist-in-residence in Russia?
DutchCulture|TransArtists desk found out for you. Artist-in-residence initiatives in Russia and the Netherlands gathered during an adventurous exploration (2010-2011) and a program of visits, expert meetings, and workshops in Russia & the Netherlands (2012-2013).
Mutual Impulse resulted in 4 programs, throughout 2012 and 2013.

  • April 2012: Tendencies & Intentions (RU)
  • November 2012: Center & Periphery (RU)
  • September 2013:…read more
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Shifting artist-in-residence Strategies

Artist-in-Residence is a changing phenomenon. Hosts and guests develop new strategies, or they reinvent the ways they operate, because of shifting economic, political, and cultural circumstances.

The seminar brought artist-in-residence programs together from the Netherlands, Europe, and Russia, to share the latest insights in artist-in-residence strategies. Some opt for interdisciplinary research, others for integrating artistic goals with commercial activities. Some focus on the specificity of their location,…read more

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Mutual artist-in-residence Impulse 4

Hosting the Hosts was the motto of the 4th and final stage of the Mutual Impulse project 2012-2013. DutchCulture| TransArtists invited Russian artist-in-residence hosts to the Netherlands, 11-15 December 2013. They were hosted by artist-in-residence centers throughout the country. Read here more about this inspiring exchange of Russian and Dutch artist-in-residence potential.

DutchCulture|TransArtists organized the 4th and last part of the project together with M4 residence, Kunstfort…read more

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Mutual artist-in-residence Impulse 3

Convictions was the motto of the 3rd stage of the Mutual Impulse project, 21-25 September 2013.

A companionship of artist-in-residence delegates from Russia and the Netherlands visited residency centers in the Moscow region, with this question: what is the urgency of your initiative? What is your conviction?

The companionship:

  • Natalya Alexeeva, Residency at the OB sea, Novosibirsk
  • Evgeniya Nikitina, Cultural Tranzit, Yekaterinburg
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AiR Platform NL newsletter summer 2013

AiR Platform NL summer newsletter - overview of content:

  • We moved! to DutchCulture centre for international cooperation
  • Mutual AiR Impulse Moscow symposium
  • Technical workspaces call for platform
  • Kick Off meeting Green Art Lab Alliance at JvE
  • Press release DutchCulture centre for international cooperation

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GALA Kick-off meeting at the Jan van Eyck Academie

Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht/The Netherlands

5-8 June 2013

The kick-off meeting started with words of welcome by Jan van Eyck Academie director and host of the meeting Lex ter Braak in the evening of June 5th, 2013. Throughout the meeting, participants were invited to visit the buildings of the Jan van Eyck Academie, see films and exhibitions as well as meet with resident artists.


6 June 2013

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The European project Green Art Lab Alliance officially started!

Twenty cultural organizations in Europe have developed a partnership dedicated to promoting environmental sustainability and how that can be challenged in practical, ethical and artistic ways, across arts and cultural communities across Europe.

The Green Art Lab Alliance project aims to investigate what environmental sustainability implies for the visual arts and design, in close…read more