02/01/2019

New Year - New Residency Typologies

As we welcome 2019, what better than an insight into one of our Kyoto keynote topics!

We would like to wish you a very Happy New Year from Res Artis!

In celebration of the start of 2019 we are giving you a sneak peek into one of our keynote topics at #resartiskyoto - what better way to start this New Year than with New Residency Typologies!

On the 7th February 2019 during our next meeting in Kyoto, Japan at 9:30am our very own Res Artis board member Jean-Baptiste Joly will be leading a key note alongside Anna Lovecchio through video presentation.

Who are they?

Jean-Baptiste Joly is the founding director of Akademie Schloss Solitude, Germany’s largest artist residency program where he introduced a multitude of activities and new initiatives since its inception in 1989 - he remained the artistic director until 2018. He also served as one of the founding members of Res Artis in 1993. Jean-Baptiste studied German Studies in Paris and Berlin from 1969 to 1975 and worked as French and German teacher afterwards. From 1983-1988 he was the director of the French cultural institute, creating the very first artist residency ever in a French institute in 1985. Jean-Baptiste has experience in founding a residency, international support of emerging residencies, invention of new fellowship programs, long term perspective for artists residencies, interdisciplinarity, worldwide overview of residency politics, alumni policy strategies and network activities.

Anna Lovecchio is a curator and art historian based in Singapore. Since September 2016, she is Curator of the Residencies Programme at NTU CCA Singapore. She has developed special projects with Artists-in-Residence such as siren eun young jung, Lucy Davis, Robert Zhao Renhui, Sonya Lacey, Michael Lee, Luca Lum and co-curated the exhibition The Making of an Institution (2017) together with Ute Meta Bauer and Anca Rujoiu. Previously, she was Junior Curator at Villa Croce Museum of Contemporary Art in Genoa, Italy. She was Executive Editor of the art journal Around Photography International. She holds a PhD in contemporary art from the University of Bologna, Italy and a Master in Art

New Residency Typologies

With the rapid expansion and changes in the arts residencies field, how can we categorise arts residency programs today? What are the latest trends? Where do we see the field heading in the future?

Beside their extreme diversity artists residencies share many experiences and fundamental values. For his keynote Jean-Baptiste Joly used the excellent database of Res Artis as source of information. He will suggest a possible typology for depicting the different profiles and give an insight in the current tendencies of the general movement of artists residencies.

Does that sound like something you would like to spend some time discussing under the expertise of Joly and Lovecchio this year? Then join us in Kyoto in February

New Year - New Residency Typologies

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