Art Colony (Wikipedia) - An art colony or artists' colony is a place where creative
practitioners live and interact with one another. Artists are often invited or selected through a formal process, for a residency from a
few weeks to over a year. Beginning with the early 20th century models, such as MacDowell Colony and Yaddo, hundreds of modern-day artist colonies now offer the benefit of time, space, and
collaborative time away from the usual workaday world.
Art Residency Alley (ARA) - Provides space and opportunity for emerging talents to express and create freely. Every two to four weeks two new Syrian young artists are provided the opportunity unconditionally to live and work at ARA with all materials and living requirements provided. Locate in Mount Lebanon, 17 km uphill from Beirut.
Franklin Furnace - Presents, preserves, interprets, proselytizes and advocates on behalf of
avant-garde art, especially forms that may be vulnerable due to institutional neglect, their ephemeral nature, or politically unpopular
Instant Coffee - A service oriented artist collective that initiates and
facilitates the creation and execution of artist's projects.
Intra Asia Network - Based in Taiwan, working to advance creative communities and exchanges
Jamaa al-Yad - An artists' collective located in Beirut, Lebanon.
MacDowell Colony - Founded in Peterborough, New Hampshire, in 1907.
The Colony's mission today, as it was then, is to nurture the arts by offering creative individuals of
the highest talent an inspiring environment in which to produce enduring works of the imagination. More than 250 writers, composers, visual
artists, photographers, printmakers, filmmakers, architects, interdisciplinary artists, and those collaborating on creative works come to
the Colony each year from all parts of the United States and abroad. Colonists receive room, board, and the exclusive use of a
Paper Rad - Cartoon zines and web-based Gumby music videos tripped-out
Res Artis - Worldwide network of artist residencies and residential art
centers. Res Artis is the largest existing network of artist residency programmes, representing the
interests of more than 200 centers and organisations in 49 countries worldwide that offer to international artists facilities and
conditions conducive for making art.
Rhizome - Programs and services support the creation, presentation, discussion and preservation of
contemporary art that uses new technologies in significant ways. The Rhizome.org community is geographically dispersed, and
includes artists, curators, writers, designers, programmers, students, educators and new media professionals.
RTMark - RTMark receives project ideas from internet users, then lists them (here). Each listed project has its own discussion list. When a project requires a bit of funding to be
accomplished, sometimes investors will step up to the plate and offer their help.
Temporary Services - Brett Bloom, Salem Collo-Julin, Marc
Fischer, and Lora Lode. Based in Chicago, sharing sites, ideas and objects with outsiders to extend the collaboration beyond
the group itself.
Ultra-red - Founded in 1994, Ultra-red are audio activists producing radio broadcasts, performances, recordings, installations and public actions,
or public space occupations (PS/o). The group's work radicalizes the conventions of electro-acoustic and ambient music to explore
acoustic space as enunciative of social relations.
Visual Resistance - A crew of 8 or 9 artists and activists based in
Brooklyn using art to transform and liberate public space. Visual Resistance is involved in local struggles around public space, urban
development, freedom of speech, and political repression.
Wassaic Project - Exists to provide a genuine and intimate context for art making and strengthening local community by increasing social and cultural capital through inspiration, promotion and creation of contemporary visual and performing art.
Yaddo - Founded in 1900 by the financier Spencer Trask and his wife Katrina, herself a poet, Yaddo is an artists' community located on a 400-acre estate in Saratoga Springs, New York. Its
mission is to nurture the creative process by providing an opportunity for artists to work without interruption in a supportive
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