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.
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”
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?
Artist residencies are the best spaces to learn, grow and meet incredible people; but it seems these opportunities have been reserved for the few who have built a Eurocentric face for the art world. Is it possible to support your art career and travel the world for the purpose of learning while promoting diversity? Here are the top grants that are supporting artists from five different continents, promoting inclusivity and changing the face of the world:
In the vast world of artist residencies, one organization stands out. Let’s review Arquetopia Foundation, its solid commitment to ethical practices and the fight against racism. Founded in 2009, Arquetopia has redefined what it means to provide artists with a transformative and socially conscious residency experience.