by Brittany Arrendondo Artist residencies serve as platforms for creative expression and cultural exchange. In recent years, there has been a growing recognition of the need to address issues of justice, including the Palestinian struggle, racism, and colonialism, within the art community. In this blog entry, we will explore some guidelines on how to engageContinue reading “Fostering Justice & Addressing Racism in Art Residencies: A Compassionate Approach”
Addressing Colonial Legacies: Artist Residencies and the Middle East Amidst the Gaza Humanitarian Crisis by John Lei The Role of Artist Residencies Artist residencies play a pivotal role in fostering creativity, cultural exchange, and critical dialogue in the art world. However, with international conflicts escalating, including the Middle East, addressing colonial legacies in artist residenciesContinue reading “Addressing Colonial Legacies in Artist Residencies”
As a visual artist, choosing a critical theme for your art practice is crucial. It provides a sense of direction, purpose, and coherence to your work. Here are a few steps to help you on your journey:
Latin America is a vibrant and diverse region that has been a hub for creativity and artistic expression for centuries. From the energetic streets of Mexico City to the abundant creativity of Brazil, Latin America is home to some of the most inspiring artist residencies in the world. For artists looking to immerse themselves in this rich cultural heritage, there are many artist residencies offering opportunities for growth, learning and collaboration. In this blog post, we will explore the top 10 artist residencies in Latin America, where artists can find inspiration, create, and expand their artistic practice.
As we travel following our artistic journey, we have to approach these experiences with cultural sensitivity. It is crucial to avoid perpetuating exploitative attitudes. More than ever, we have to challenge Colonialism in artist residencies. Thus, in this blog entry, we will explore important guidelines to cultivate understanding in artist residencies and promote respect for the local community.
by Brittany Arrendondo Artist residencies have become an increasingly popular way for artists to travel, engaging in focused and creative work, free from the distractions of daily life. However the history of colonization and colonialism affects artist residencies, furthering problematic power structures, and impacting local communities. Colonization and Traveling The colonization of indigenous lands andContinue reading “Colonialism in Artist Residencies”
Artist residencies are known for offering artists the time and space. They allow them to focus on their creative practice away from the distractions of daily life. However, the benefits of an artist residency extend far beyond solitude and a conducive environment. One of the most invaluable aspects is the opportunity for mentorship and guidance from experienced artists and professionals. Here we explore the importance of mentorship in an artist residency and how it can allow artist’s growth and development.
When it comes to finding exceptional artist residencies in Asia, several options come to mind that offer unique experiences and create a nurturing environment for artistic growth and creativity. Here are some of the best artist residencies in Asia:
In recent years, the rise of Airbnb has provided travelers with a unique way to experience different cultures and communities. However, as we reflect on the intersection of Airbnb and artist residencies, the line between traveling and exploiting has blurred. We need to examine the underlying complexities and potential for colonial dynamics that this sharing economy model presents.
In the worldwide art ecosystem, artist residencies have become unique spaces where art, space, and time intersect, but why are they important?
Why have they become essential to artists?