China Residencies was founded by Kira and Crystal Ruth Bell in 2013 with the ambition to become “the most comprehensive directory of residencies, co-working spaces and creative communities in China”. In two short years China Residencies has done a lot. It has rounded up the cream of artist residencies and artistic spaces in China, supported international exchange and cultural dialogue, and bitten a chunk out of the difficulties of navigating China as an artist – all of this as a not-for-profit with a volunteer team.
Kira jumped onto WeChat with Asia Options (AO) to talk turkey: what are residencies like in China, what are the snares to look out for, and how gifs will get the job done.
If you’re itching to find a residency, this should be your starting point: ‘Finding The Right Residency’
Join China Residencies and Asia Options in Part 2, in which we experience the Two to Three 二到三 residency through the eyes Joshua Hoare, of one of its 2015 residents.
You can follow China Residencies on Twitter and Facebook. Read about previous recipient of the Two to Three 二到三, Astra Howard, right here and residency directors Ineke Guðmundsson and May Lee right here.
You can also apply for China Residency and Red Gate’s Crystal Ruth Bell Residency, which is now accepting applications for a funded residency in Beijing in November and December 2016.
The Culture Shock Graph comes from Our House in Aaurhus.
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