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Academic Research | Apr 2019

Ideas and Practices of the Art Residency. A Long History and a Bright Future

Careggi Villa in Florence is deemed to be one of the first artist residencies, dating back to the 15th Century


Dialogues shares an essay written by Roberta Ferraresi, PhD Candidate in Theater Studies at the University of Bologna (Italy). The essay was presented during her keynote speech in occasion of the conference TOOLS: New Tools to Develop Art Residencies, which took place in Milan, October 2018. She describes the evolution of the art residency model from Renaissance Europe until the beginning of the 20th Century. A special focus is put on theater residencies.

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