Res Artis: Worldwide Network of Arts Residencies is a 30-year old network of arts residency operators from around the globe. Operating from its international office in Australia, its network comprises more than 600 vetted members in over 80 countries. Res Artis acts as worldwide professional body for the field, ensuring sustainability and growth by providing capacity building tools for its members through face-to-face meetings and digital platforms. It supports and connects residencies, engages and advocates their in today’s society, and provides recommendations towards cultural mobility research and policy.
The former president of the San Francisco Art Institute, Gordon Knox is an educator, cultural innovator, and institution builder, who relocates the critical investigation and knowledge production of art and art-making back to the core of social interpretation and cultural transformation. Building effective cultural institutions that support artists as agents of social change.