Introducing our new residency hosts and models

Asialink Arts opened the 2017 residency round on 29 August with new hosts and models, offering greater diversity to Australian arts professionals looking to gain international professional development opportunities in Asia.

Three new host partners are on offer for lucky recipients to China, Hong Kong and Korea:

THE BEIJING CENTRE FOR CHINESE STUDIES

Hosted by the University of International Business and Economics, The Beijing Center enables students and Asialink artists in residents to experience China at its political and cultural Center. The Center accepts applications from arts managers and writers and offers course studies, language programs and academic excursions to Western China. Asialink residents have access to an extensive adjunct teaching faculty, academic networks and a large English language library on Chinese Studies. To find out more please view our Chinese host partners.  

HONG KONG ARTS CENTRE

The Hong Kong Arts Centre is a multi-functional creative hub of galleries, theatres and a cinema. As well as hosting one of the largest arts education institutes in Hong Kong, The Arts Centre provides administration space for cultural organizations, a variety of venues and facilities for performances and exhibitions. The Centre facilitates the development and growth of the cultural and creative industries in Hong Kong.To find out more please view our Hong Kong host partners.

INCHEON ART PLATFORM, KOREA

Incheon Art Platform is a multicultural art forum that supports the creative work of artists and researchers through its residency program. The Platform supports artists, exhibitions and performances, and offers educational programs to the public every weekend. Each year Incheon Art Platform hosts nine international residents, who conduct residencies alongside Korean artists to stimulate intercultural exchange and communication.

As well as these new hosts, Asialink maintains close relationships with over 54 Host Partners across Asia through our 2017 arts residency program. The organisations are diverse – ranging from universities, private residency organisations and publishing houses to museums and theatres.

KOMUNITAS SALIHARA, JAKARTA

Since 2014 Asialink has partnered with Komunitas Salihara in Jakarta. It is the first privately-owned multidisciplinary arts and cultural centre in Indonesia. The stunning complex features a black box theatre, art gallery, lounge, open-air theatre, dance and music studios, art store and café. Asialink residents are given the opportunity to engage with 'Festival Salihara', a biannual arts event showcasing dance, theatre, music and visual arts by Indonesian and international artists. To find out more please view our Indonesian host partners.

‘PASANG AIR’ AT CEMETI ART HOUSE, YOGYAKARTA

Another long-standing partner of Asialink Arts is Cemeti Art House in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. This year through Asialink’s Arts Residency Laboratory, Cemeti Art House invites visual artists from three different countries to spend three months in Yogyakarta. Artists are given the opportunity to concentrate on artistic research and experimentation, and the opportunity to exhibit their outcomes on site.

INTENSIVE RESIDENCY AT 3331 ARTS CHIYODA, TOKYO

For those who are short on time, Asialink offers a special one-month Intensive Residency focused on networking and research to kick-start someone’s time in Japan. Host Partner 3331 Arts Chiyoda is a re-purposed elementary school turned creative hub that houses an exhibition/performance space and creative tenants ranging from publishing houses to roboticists. Applications are open to visual artists and arts managers.

For detailed information about the hosts profile above, Asialink’s Arts Residency Program and to APPLY NOW click here.

Applications for 2017 CLOSE on 30 September 2016.

More Information

Jessica O'Brien

j.obrien@asialink.unimelb.edu.au

+61 3 8344 2737