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”
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.
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 recent years, artist residencies have become increasingly important to the art ecosystem as energetic meeting points for a wide diversity of ideas, methods, and identities. It is also true that they provide the necessary structure for the art world to function in a dynamic way by promoting critical thinking, international mobility, interdisciplinary knowledge production, and site-specific research. But most of all, artist residencies have become the crucial space and time for artists and academics to further develop their career, allowing them to experiment, learn and grow in a different cultural environment.