Addressing Colonial Legacies in Artist Residencies

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”

Unveiling the Beauty of Natural Colors in Arts Residencies

by Zuri Jackson Come along on an incredible adventure, as we unveil the limitless possibilities of natural color in arts residencies. Color has a deeper connection to the artistry of craftsmanship and the allure of nature. Dive deep into the incredible array of vibrant colors they produce and the captivating stories they hold. Join usContinue reading “Unveiling the Beauty of Natural Colors in Arts Residencies”

The Question that Matters as an Artists

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 a Destination for Art: The Top 10 Artist Residencies

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.

Setting Foot In Another Country:

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.

Colonialism in Artist Residencies

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”

Unique Artist Residencies Across Asia

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:

What Is an Artist Residency?

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?

Five Grants Changing the Face of the Art World

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:

Singapore a Hub for Artistic Exchange

Surviving the 2020 pandemic and the economic and financial challenges that followed, NTU CCA emerged in 2023 as a hub for creative and cultural exchanges in Asia. In partnership with the European Union Delegation to Singapore it has now established a new program that aims to create a peer-to-peer cultural and artistic exchange between Southeast Asia and Europe, with Singapore as its hub. Studio Residencies in the EU for Southeast Asian Artists (SEA AiR) has become a platform offering new professional experiences for emerging visual art practitioners in the format of artistic residencies, hosted by established contemporary art institutions engaged as project partners in Europe, as well as a component of curated group exhibitions in Singapore.