Experiences archive

Experiences archive

We collect stories and reports from artists who are so kind to share their artist-in-residence experiences with YOU.

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Experiences

VIDEO Adrien Tirtiaux at lokaal 01

A video visit of Adrien Tirtiaux at Lokaal01 (Belgium)

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Experience: Berendina Buist: Artist in Residence at the Amsterdams Grafisch Atelier, February 2014

In February 2014 I was working in Amsterdam at the AGA, Amsterdams Grafisch Atelier as an Artist in Residence (AiR). The AGA offers a fantastic work environment for print makers in diverse disciplines such as lithography, etching, silkscreen and inkjet.

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Cyprus College of Art

In an interview with Ross Walker in 'This is Tomorrow' magazine last September British artist Marcus Cope said of the Cyprus College of Art (Cornaro Institute): 

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Libby Hart at The Cill Rialaig Project (Ireland)

The Cill Rialaig Project is a unique centre for creativity, allowing professional artists of all disciplines and nationalities to reside and work within a rescued small pre-famine village on Bolus Head at the very end of the Iveragh Peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland.

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Experience ARD by Lilian Cooper

I have just returned a couple of weeks ago from a short, intense residency in Dalen. It was the first time I have ever had an artist residency in the country I am living in. It was refreshing and productive to spend time in a completely different location. The large village/ small town of Dalen has a busy main street with shops, restaurants, cafes and a supermarket.

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“Jake tried to bite me”

A short story about staying 4 weeks at the Tyrone Guthrie Center at Monaghan, Ireland, winter 2013, by Wilma Vissers.

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City Girl at Sea – on board with Cape Farewell

This year's expedition set sail around Shetland, Orkney and Fair Isle, Scotland’s most northern islands. 27 leading artists and scientists explored technologies, projects and practices supporting the resilience of Scotland’s island communities and their ecologies and cultures. Yasmine Ostendorf, a city girl from Amsterdam, had never sailed before she joined the Cape Farewell team. Here is her personal diary from her week at sea.

 

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Cape Farewell expeditions

In 2001 the artist David Buckland created the Cape Farewell project to instigate a cultural response to climate change. Cape Farewell works now in partnership with scientific and cultural institutions to deliver an innovative climate programme of public engagement. In August 2013, Cape Farewell is organising the Sea Change 2013: Orkney-Shetland Expedition. Check out their blog!

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4-week residency in the Grand Canyon National Park South rim

"In 2012 I was invited by the US National Park service to be artist in residence at the Grand Canyon National Park South rim.

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Residency at ArtCEB, Botopasi, Suriname

"A certain artistic method may seem obvious in a modern atelier, but in a sweaty, buggy rainforest village with the local children scrutinizing your craft with curious befuddlement, the seed of reconsideration will grow. As the children and other residents question what in the world you are doing, so will you also. There is no better way to evolve your process than by applying such an organic method of inquiry to it." Read the full report of Julian Vadas, resident at ARTCEB in the end of 2011.

 

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