The second residency in Mrkopalj, Croatia

It is dark outside and a lot colder than our first visit. It is February. We arrive for our second residency in Mrkopalj. Besides the colder weather, everything seems the same. There is still no snow and there are still no tourists. Helena, the woman responsible for the hostel is waiting for us outside, just…

The final residency and event in Denmark / Summende Sydhavn Oct. 31st – Nov 21st 2020

Sydhavn is Buzzing is an artistic citizen-involving project in Sydhavnen, which takes place October 26th – November 21st, 2020. The project has a colourful caravan as a mobile centre which the artistic team will place at four different selected locations in Sydhavnen and invite the locals to participate in activities there and experience new places…

Mrkopalj

A story about our first residency in Mrkopalj Written by Saskia de Haas A beginning of a collaboration is always exciting. You never know what to expect, where to start and how the collaboration will succeed. You never know if there is a connection with the other artist, with the village and with the people…

The time in between

Written by Saskia de Haas After the second working week, the Centriphery artists were separated for two months. In the meantime the exhibition of Basquiat in Schunck Museum in Heerlen finished. Hoge Fronten moved in the museum and started building the Museum of Stillness. The museum is located in the basement of Schunck. Being under…

A dive deeper into stillness

About the second residency Written by Saskia de Haas The last residency ended in the dark. That was not the ending of the story. It was only the beginning. And this is the sequel. This sequel starts in the light, only three weeks after the last residency. Where our last residency was all about visiting…

A search for stillness

The first residency in Heerlen. Written by Saskia de Haas This is the beginning of a story. This is not a myth, nor a fairytale. This is a story about a collaboration between European artist from different countries. In a weekend, at the end of April, two artist travelled to Heerlen. Eric Minh Cuong Castaing,…