Rethinking Residencies is a working group of twelve New York-based artist residency programs. Initiated in March 2014, its members share knowledge and resources, while cultivating critical thinking and discourse about residencies.

Collaborating organizations represent a wide range of models, scales and approaches and include: Eyebeam, Fire Island Artist Residency, Flux Factory, International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), The Laundromat Project, Queens Museum, Recess, The Shandaken Project, Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, EFA Project Space’s SHIFT Residency and Triangle.

Rethinking Residencies Reflects on Organizational Practice
Tuesday, March 17 from 6:30-8 PM at ISCP. A public event moderated by Martha Wilson with Kari Conte (ISCP), Maia Murphy (Recess), Laurel Ptak (Triangle) and Nicholas Weist (Shandaken).

New York City Residency Mixer
Saturday, May 30 at the Queens Museum. A private event for Rethinking Residency organizations and artists.

Rethinking Residencies: Publics and Counterpublics
Thursday, December 8 from 7–9 PM at Triangle. A public discussion with Common Field’s Co-Director Courtney Fink, artist Jonah Groeneboer, and Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture’s Co-Director Sarah Workneh.

Rethinking Residencies Conference
Major public conference is currently being planned, details forthcoming.

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