Residencias en Red
Residencias en_red, was founded in November 2008 at the Ibero-American Independent Artistic Residencies organized by the Cultural Center of Spain in Sao Paulo on behalf of the network of cultural centers AECID. The initiative to support the creation of this network, intended, rather than merely promote the artists mobility, working to strengthen the organizational capacities of the programs and to generate a space for dialogue between the spaces at the regional level.
12 residency programs and the cultural centers AECID of Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Rosario, Lima and Sao Paulo participated in the Founding meeting. Currently, the network has 24 partners in 11 countries in Latin America. In the 2 years of the project, artists, art critics, curators, publishers, cultural managers, program managers, Latin American historians and teachers have completed a total of 52 exchange programs between spaces of the network, which 13 were nursing management, 33 of artistic residencies, 3 and 2 published edition of criticism, curatorship, research, beyond the numbers, it is good to see that these residencies have contributed to significantly expand the professional field of several participants.
On this occasion ´ace has been invited to join this encounter which is going to be held in Lima, Peru organized by the Cultural Center of Spain, which is sure to enrich the exchange of ideas and collaborative work.
Red de residencias artísticas in Latin America is a self-managed platform that seeks to strengthen the organizational capacities of its partners, generating a space for dialogue/permanent work among them and promote the production of projects with regional and international organizations.
Parallel to the art projects, the network has worked with other important points for development and partners: file, create and develop new residency programs, publishing, training, management, networking, feasibility/sustainability and visibility.