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1016 GE Amsterdam - The Netherlands
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Trans Artists

What are Trans Artists aims?

Trans Artists encourages the exchange and distribution of information about artist in residence programmes and other opportunities for artists to work abroad. Trans Artists stimulates artists to create networks of their own, and to make the most of their stay in another country.
Furthermore, Trans Artists promotes international contacts and co-operation between artists, artist in residence centres, artists’ initiatives, cultural institutions and art councils.

For whom is Trans Artists meant?

- Artists resident in the Netherlands who consider working abroad.
- Artists from other countries who consider working temporarily in the Netherlands.
- Artists-run initiatives and collectives, professional artists unions, cultural networks, cultural institutions and organizations.

What does Trans Artists do?

- Providing information on artist in residence programs artist and guest-studios workshops, symposia, festivals exchange programs financial resources, grants international cultural networks

- Making available practical data of the relevant organisations involved, including aims and objectives selection criteria application conditions and deadlines descriptions of locations and facilities stipends and fees

- Providing information for artists networks, artists initiatives and cultural institutions, that could be useful for development of links and co-operative projects e.g. joint projects between guest studios and exchange projects development of one-off projects for twinned cities creating of international contacts to improve cultural networking stimulating international policies in the cultural field

Trans Artists is also the Dutch co-ordinator of the Pépinières Program for Young Artists .

Modified on Thursday 15 July 2004