n De Arte - An artist's residency : the need for work/space in South Africa

Volume 2007, Issue 76
  • ISSN : 0004-3389
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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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