The Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
01.2020 — 05.2022
Anh Trần is the first artist from New Zealand to participate in the Rijksakademie, which offers residencies to around fifty artists for each two-year period with the goal of providing space for research, experiment and production. Apart from facilities such as a studio, work budget and stipend, there is a research and production infrastructure. There is no standard program, predominant style or ideology. The Rijksakademie provides time, people and possibilities.
Roughly half of the resident artists come from outside the Netherlands. In 2020 from Cambodia, Chile, Egypt, Finland, Germany, Greece, Great Britain, Haiti, Iceland, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Japan, Marocco, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Palestine, Peru, Poland, Russian Federation, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Surinam, Taiwan, Turkey, United States, Vietnam. The average age when applying is 29.