TRANSIT: Support mobility in visual arts

Where
Cyprus
When
2017
Who
Cultural Services – Ministry of Education and Culture
Key objectives of the measure:

The programme aims at supporting artists and other professionals in the domain of contemporary art, by financing their participation in Artist Residency Programmes abroad. The main objective of TRANSIT is to encourage mobility of artists both at European and international space through, inter alia, their participation in Residency Programmes, for research activities, workshops, seminars, lectures, open studios and creation of artistic works . In general, it promotes networking and cooperation amongst artists, artistic research and production and enhances connections between domestic practices and the international artistic scene. The programme was introduced in 2016 and may be extended in other art sectors as well. 

Scope of the measure:
National, International
Nature of the measure:
financial
Main feature of the measure:

The programme provides financial support to promote mobility of individual visual artists and cultural professionals and encourage their participation in Residency Programmes.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Through this programme networking and cooperation amongst artists is expected to be promoted. Also, artistic research and production are encouraged.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

€30000

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Visual Arts
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Production