AIM NETWORK - SNEHTA
photo by Todor Nenov
Snehta is happy to announce it is now part of AIM - NETWORK !
ART RESIDENCIES AND BEYOND
AIM Network, a European network of artist-run initiatives organized in Plovdid Bulgaria a conference, in which artist-run spaces from Bulgaria, Serbia, Macedonia, Romania, Turkey, Danemark and Greece met each other (6–10 June) 2019
Organized together with Plovdiv 2019 European Capital of Culture and Watertower Art Fest, Sofia, ran by Nia Pushkarova, AIM Network is based on the concept of 'large scale local', working with local initiatives and initiatives from surrounding countries.
On June 9, Snehta organized in the conference the workshop :
‘What makes an art residency effective? ‘
A short workshop initiated by Snehta residency and shared amongst AIM invitees during Plovdiv European capital of culture 2019. With participants:
Andreas Ribbung and Alice Máselníková - AIM network
Matthias Roth -Transdisciplinary project space (TOP)
Lina Rukeviciute -The Lithuanian Interdisciplinary Artists’ Association (LeTMeKoo)
Penka Mincheva – Progress Space Art, Bulgaria
Amongst other points raised by the participants, it was broadly agreed that points of an effective residency program should entail the following objectives:
Taking into consideration the artists’ demands
Realising the artists’ goals
Having a specific mission statement and a strong programming
Communicating clearly the content of the programme
Cultivating exchange of knowledge and skills
The issues of mobility, exchange and open cooperation were discussed extensively, opening up ideas for future collaborations.