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Internationalisation Research

2020 was slated to be the year of the Internationalisation of the Proeftuin Internationalisering. Due to COVID-19, one could say this has all taken on a slightly different twist than anticipated. But as a subject, it’s no less topical: quite the opposite. In collaboration with Liza Voetman, AIR platform Brabant will…

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30 April 2021

Wessel Verrijt in conversation with Hannah Kalverda

‘A resident artist is a maker who’s temporarily relating to another place,’ Verrijt says, as he begins talking about his residency at United Cowboys — an art house and dance performance company.  He wants to connect this interview with what is happening within the four walls of the Art House.

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27 February 2021

THE LIMINAL SPACE RESIDENCY: Teresa Feldmann & Seira Uchida

How do you achieve a meaningful international collaboration between two artists during Covid times? For the Liminal Space residency, an initiative of Eindhoven-based Baltan Laboratories and Arts Initiative Tokyo, two artist have come together online to share their experiences about what it means to be situated in the liminal space. Teresa Feldmann…

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3 November 2020

Lorelinde Verhees Gastatelier Leo XIII Residency

As an artist, how do you balance being simultaneously autonomous and engaged? This is what artist Lorelinde Verhees is investigating during her residency at Gastatelier Leo XIII. For four months, she will live and work in the studio in Tilburg. Seeking the most personal within herself, and yet remaining open…

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28 October 2020

The afterimage of a residency – Interview with Rob Moonen

This autumn, the exhibition Afterimage (Nabeeld) will be on display at PARK, along with the work of artists who participated in a working period at the guest studio of the Vincent van GoghHuis in Zundert. I spoke with Rob Moonen — artist, initiator and a member of the PARK working group — about…

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18 February 2020

Sef Peeters breathes

Though there is a great deal in the studio upon our arrival, Sef Peeters is not accustomed to any of it. All of that can be found in his own studio. The studio here in Zundert is empty, save the memory of the previous users, which Sef has removed as…

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20 December 2019

Brabant Road Trip, Day 1: Tilburg – Oisterwijk – Breda

Is North Brabant the de-facto development region for the arts? How do the various organisations collaborate — the workshops, presentation institutes and artist-in-residence programmes? During a two-day bus trip, manifest special sites were visited, and we gained insight into the dynamics of the cultural field in this province.

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20 December 2019

Brabant Road Trip, Day 2: ‘s Hertogenbosch – Eindhoven

Is North Brabant the de-facto development region for the arts? And how do the various organisations — the workshops, presentation institutes and artist-in-residence programmes — collaborate? Over a two-day bus trip, we visited a myriad of special sites to better understand how each one helps shape the dynamics of the cultural field in this province.

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6 September 2019

On the AIR

Report of 24 May 2019 meeting The Netherlands has a significant number of artist-in-residence programmes or AIRs. Of these AIRs — places where artists can, live, experiment and reflect — a great many are to be found in Brabant. Not every maker or policymaker knows where to find these…

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23 May 2019

Introducing AIR platform Brabant

Not everyone is familiar with the artist-in-residence phenomenon. What do these entail? How can you find them, and what does it mean for you as an artist to participate in them?

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23 May 2019

Forming a network

On 15 November 2019, AIR Platform Brabant met for the first time at Sundaymorning@EKWC. The work meeting revolved around the various questions that arise when launching a network.

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1 May 2019

On the AIR

The recently established Artist in Residence platform Brabant, formerly known as the AIR network Brabant, is organizing a meeting on Friday 24 May in the Lochal in Tilburg

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