by Zuri Jackson
Artist residencies have become spaces where art, space and time intersect. But why are they important in the worldwide art ecosystem?
Artists residencies are not only important art ecosystems but an incredible way to expand and improve your art practice. They have become an essential professional step, and thus necessary for many artistic careers. In general residencies organize time, space, and resources in a specific location to facilitate exchanges and creative processes. When choosing a residency, you begin a never ending journey. It is a life changing experience that will expand your knowledge and practice in unexpected ways. Artist and members of the local community learn from unique differences and get insights into diverse cultural backgrounds. Residencies for artist can challenge time and space by providing a larger context and connecting people in profound ways.