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Book launch Residencies

24 May 2019, Lochal Tilburg (NL)

What: Book launch Contemporary Artist Residencies
With: Pascal Gielen
When: 24 May 2019, 13:00–17:30
Waar: Lochal, Burgemeester Brokxlaan 1000 Tilburg
Organisatie: Artist in Residence platform Brabant (voorheen AIR Brabant)
Entry: Free, please register here
For: Artists, institutions and policy makers

In the context of a meeting of the recently launched Artist in Residence platform Brabant (previously AIR Brabant), Pascal Gielen will give a lecture on the new publication Contemporary Artist Residencies: Reclaiming Time and Space. The globalization process and the demands of the creative economy have had an impact on artist residencies. Ecological and geopolitical urgencies are now also affecting them more and more. In response, many residencies today actively search for more sustainable alternatives than the current neoliberal condition allows for artistic practice. What is the present role of artist residencies is in relation to artists and the art ecosystem amid transformations in society?