n De Arte - An artist's residency : the need for work/space in South Africa
|Article Title||An artist's residency : the need for work/space in South Africa|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Publication Date||Jan 2007|
|Pages||49 - 51|
Contemporary art practice changes at a fast pace. It requires a myriad of factors to fuel production, investigation and research. Nonetheless, there are a few basic needs that artists have had for decades and we will most likely continue to add to this list: Time, space and an intense open and critical dialogue. With the way we live and the way the art world has changed, we aren't always able to obtain access to all, or any of the above. We need to construct a context, and a residency does exactly this.
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