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


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


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

Open the pdf to check the content!

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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

Introduction to the…read more


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


Green Art Lab Alliance Partners

DutchCulture / Trans Artists Desk (NL) is the platform stimulating and strengthening artists' mobility in the Netherlands and internationally. It combines and shares expertise and offers tools and services on artist-in-residence programs and related issues. Trans Artists forms part of DutchCulture, centre for international cooperation, the organisation for the…read more


SICA, Mediadesk Nederland and Trans Artists have merged.

From January 1st 2013 MEDIA Desk Nederland, SICA and Trans Artists have merged into…read more


Annual Report Trans Artists 2012

Find here a summary (in development) of the annual report 2012, with an insight in facts, figures, use and values of Trans Artists' own activities.

The amount of visits to the Trans Artists website increased from 2.759.012 in 2011 to 2.957.534 visits in 2012.

Where did all these visits come from?
Which artist-in-residence programmes are most popular among artists?
Which world regions are most interested in AiR opportunities?
How many…read more


Mutual artist-in-residence Impulse 2

What about artist-in-residence opportunities in Russia?
TransArtists finds out for you, together with our Russian partners. Read here all about our Close Encounters during the 2nd tour of the Mutual Impulse project to Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk, Yekaterinburg, and Moscow, last November, 2012.

Center and Periphery

In each city two sorts of meetings took place:

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