Spotted: artist residency in the news
What's up with artists and residencies in the world ?
DutchCulture | TransArtists provides you with an overview of articles from general and specialized newspapers in which residencies appear. Sometimes residencies are at the core of the articles, sometimes it is about the projects artists are developing or have developed in a residency.
January 14, 2016, NRC
In short: an introduction to the changes in the Dutch cultural and artistic infrastructure that results in the disappearance of spaces for experimentation. The focus is on the exhibition spaces - but many of them also host residency programs in the Netherlands.
In short: A presentation of the Black Mountain College and its philosophy - on the occasion of the exhibition "Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College, 1933–1957" at ICA Boston.
September 30, 2015
Q&A with Fermilab’s first artist-in-residence
In short: Lindsay Olson tells Chris Patrick from Symmetry about a year of creating art inspired by particle physics.
September 23, 2015, New York Times Magazine
In short: Photographer and writer Teju Cole was invited by Literaturhaus Zurich for a residency - he shares his experience in the NYT Magazine.
In short: Protected spaces, focus on artists' needs, sharing meals, collaboration and inspiration: an introduction to Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Montalvo Arts Center and Headlands Center for the Arts.
In short: About the initiative and set up of Sammaki art center and residency - an artist-run space in Battambang, Cambodia. About the role foreign artists can have in a local community.
In brief: Why does an hospital need a writer-in-residence ? Some answers in this article about the Harvard Medical School Arts and Humanities' programme.
3 July 2015, Mashable
In brief: lessons learned mid way through Chris Taylor's writer-in-residence journey (journey being Bay Area -> Denver -> Chicago -> New York City -> Atlanta -> New Orleans -> Houston -> Bay Area).
In short: about the entrepreneurship of EKWC, the European Ceramic Work Center which lost its structural funding (of the Basic Infrastructure of the Arts) in 2013 and had to find a new path.
In short: Presentation of the Davidoff Art Initiative and its developments over the past years. DAI has been actively promoting Caribbean artists in providing them with funding for residencies abroad, at Red Gate Gallery (China), ISCP (USA), Kunstlerhaus Bethanien (Germany) and now Atelier Mondial (Switzerland).
On artnet, you can also read an interview with Albertine Kopp, manager of the Davidoff Art Initiative (13 June 2014).
15 May 2015, The Art Newspaper
In short: NY-based artists have now the opportunity to realise a residency located on Times Square - organised by the Times Square Alliance: "The year-long programme, which begins in June (2015), invites four local artists or collectives to work for three months each in the heart of Times Square. Residents will operate out of an office donated by a local business and receive a $5,000 stipend plus $1,500 for materials. They are encouraged to take on projects that engage Times Square’s nearly 450,000 daily visitors."
In short: Many French artists are (still) going to New York, often in the framework of residency programmes (for instance: Claudine and Jean-Marc Salomon Foundation for Contemporary Art 6-month residency for Francophone artist at ISCP)
13 April 2015, The Independent
In brief: Journalist Barielle Jaffe writes about her travels to Jingdezhen, where she visited artist residencies the Pottery Workshop and Sanbao ceramic.
Thanks to China Residencies for the link!
12 April 2015, Amsterdam FM
In brief: Podcast about the broedplaatsen (Dutch for incubators) and their search for legitimation.
Thanks to the Young Cultural Policy Researchers Forum for the link!
10 April 2015, The Guardian
In brief: a new residency programme opens at BBC Radio 2.
8 April 2015, Nawaat
In brief: artist's studio as artist residency.
6 April 2015, South California Public Radio (89.3 KPCC)
In brief: artist in residence in tech companies (Autodesk, Xerox PARC, Facebook...) opening up imagination of enterprises.
April 2015, Beaux Arts Magazine
"Des artistes invités à tester l'apesanteur" (p.14)
In brief: Since 2000, the CNES (French center for spatial studies) has an Art-Science laboratory hosting artists and writers in residence.
In short: an interview with YARAT director. YARAT is a contemporary Art Space in Baku, Azerbaijan, which also includes an international residency programme.
3 February 2015, Hyperallergic
In brief: Article about the Deep Lab, residency project organized by Addie Wagenknecht at the Studio for Creative Inquiry in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
26 January 2015, Gizmodo
In brief: Presentation of the residency programmes of the CERN institute.
22 January 2015, New York Times
In brief: About live performance in museum, with examples of dancers in residence at the New Museum, New York.
In short: a new residency called THREAD has been set up in rural Senegal by the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation. It opened in March 2015 - and you can read more about it also in the Wall Street Journal (Senegal's Cutting-Edge Artists' Residency, by Ian Volner, 5 March 2015)
In brief: one ‘Incidental Comics’ of Grant Snider picture the "writer residency": emergency idea generator, braistorm rotunda, aspiration tower, etc...
24 June 2014, art:i:curate journal
In brief: interview with the director of the Red Gate Gallery and Residency in Beijing, China.
23 June 2014, Culture360 Magazine
In brief: interview with Art Motile founder and director about resources available for Spanish artist in residency programmes.
13 June 2014, artnet
In brief: About the activities of Davidoff art initiative, that supports Caribbean artists, among others through the Davidoff Art Residency.
In short: new models of residencies are being tried out by artists, from crowdfunding to very-short (24 or 48h) residencies...
February - March 2014, RektoVerso
In brief: About new developments in Amsterdam and the "broedplaatsen".
7 November 2013, The Conversation
In brief: a short essay about Banksy's month-long 'residency' in New York City in 2013, by Alison Young, Professor at University of Melbourne.
3 July 2013, The Guardian
In brief: Live Chat on the Guardian Culture Professional Network with residency organisers and artists.
May 2013, Magazyn
In brief: Where did hungry for new experiences dancers from around the world went during one weekend in May ? Burdąg ... Tiny village in polish Mazury in early May turned into a multikulti workshop. What attracted them there ?
14 February 2013, Culture360.org Magazine
In brief: An introduction to Beppu Project and the Kashima Artist Residency, started in 2008.
12 November 2012, Culture360.org Magazine
In brief: Artist collective Llobet & Pons talk to Culture360 about their project realised during a residency at Lokaal01 (Antwerp, Belgium).
26 January 2012, The Guardian
In brief: Not directly about artists' residency, but a great approach to culture, mobility, identity with the "idea of (...) introducing Erasmus [mobility programme] for craftsmen and professionals".
17 August 2011, Hyperallergic
In short: Spotlight on residencies in Jamaica and Nairobi