“What is Contemporary?” in Belgrade and Istanbul

Isidora Ficovic had a residency in Istanbul 2006. She produced a Video discussing the question “What is Contemporary?”. “While I was on the residency program of Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center I felt very much ‘contemporary’. I wondered whether this could be understood as a kind of commune, or as mutual feelings between people?” (İsidora Ficovic) She spoke with Ahmet Ogut, Anton Vidokle, Oyku Ozsoy, Josuander Pol, Liesbeth Bik, Ozge Acik…

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INTERDISCIPLINARY PRACTICES IN BIO ART

…. Several sub-genres of bio art exist within this overarching term. Summer Residency at School of Visual Arts, New York FROM THE LABORATORY TO THE STUDIO May 21-June 21 This interdisciplinary residency will take place in the new Fine Arts Nature and Technology Laboratory located in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea gallery district. Participants will have access to all of the facilities. Each student will be assigned an individual workstation….

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In Situ

…ra Büyüktaşçıyan’s exhibition “In Situ”. Büyüktaşçıyan completed a 4-month residency in 2012 at the studio provided by PiST/// Research and Production Residency: PIRPIR, and “In Situ”, one of the projects she developed during this period, is exhibited at PiST/// between May 22 – June 15, 2013. Demolition is a topic which got a symbol for history management in Istanbul most recently. Hera Büyüktaşçıyan created a sensitive monument of memories with…

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Ways of Seeing

…uary 30, 2014 InEnArt organized the first gathering of the Istanbul artist residency programs at Cezayir, Istanbul. 25 years ago the Berlin Residency Program organized and financed by the Berlin Senate was the first of its kind. Today there are more then ten regular programs inviting artists from Europe to stay, live and work in Istanbul for a period of time.   [widgetkit id=13717] During the gathering and after a presentation of the InEnArt platf…

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The POPUP – Exhibition

…n Istanbul over the last decade. Artists, often supported by international residency programs, choose Istanbul to live and work temporarily in a city of diversity. Others, like refugees from Syria, Iraq and other areas of conflicts, are forced to leave their homeland and find themselves struggling in this megalopolis trying to develop new long-lasting prospects for their life. Artists from Istanbul are in contact with this international community…

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Letters from Abroad

…. Maja has been living and working in Istanbul for six months in 2014. Her residency was granted by the Berlin Senate Chancellery, Cultural Affairs Department, and accompanied by Diyalog Derneği. “Letters from Abroad” displays the results of this residency, just like a current exhibition on gas masks by Ruben Aubrecht and Maria Anwander does in Bludenz, Austria. When Maja came to Istanbul in March 2014 she at first planned to realize a digital art…

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Elena Urucatu is artist of the Mahalla Festival

…ravel to Istanbul to participate in the Mahalla Festival in the frame of a residency program by MagiC Carpets. MagiC Carpets is a Creative Europe platform uniting 16 European cultural organisations that create opportunities for emerging artists to embark on journeys to unknown lands and to create, together with local artists and local communities, new works that highlight local specificities. She will interact in the quarter with women from differ…

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Thread : where art meets locals in Senegal

Thread is an artist residency and cultural center located in Sinthian, a village in Tambacounda (Senegal). Thread is a project of the Josef and Ani Albers Foundation that allows artists from all over the world to live and work in Sinthian. Thread offers cultural and educational opportunities to local community by providing them language classes, gathering space, children’s gym… and by organizing cultural events such as art festivals. Thread also…

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Network of Residential Art Programs

…eetings and virtually through our website. Those interested in attending a residency can use the information and resources on our website, gaining insights into the profiles of our members and staying informed about their events and application deadlines. Since 1993, through the volunteer efforts of of the Board of Directors and countless partners and friends, Res Artis has grown to become the largest network of its kind, promoting the role of res…

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