Expanding Your Horizons: Far-Flung Residencies 

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Kira Simon-Kennedy, Co-Founder and Program Manager, China Residencies www.chinaresidencies.org

Simon-Kennedy is the Co-Founder and Program Manager of China Residencies, a not-for-profit online directory of artist-in-residency programs and related resources for artists visiting Hong Kong and mainland China. In addition to offering a free guide to residency opportunities in China and information about each opportunity, the organization advises existing residencies and those in development. Their list of artist-in-residency opportunities in China can be found at www.chinaresidencies.org/residencies.

More information about the China Residencies directory can also be found from the following sources:
   •   Rachel Marsden, “Created in China: The Artist Residency,” an interview with Simon-Kennedy, in In Transition: The Artistic and Curatorial Residency: www.academia.edu/14651416/CREATED_IN_CHINA_The_Artist_Residency
   •   Will Breedon, “Doing Art in China: A WeChat Interview with China Residencies,” an interview with Simon-Kennedy, Asia Options, December 18, 2015:
   •   “The China Residencies Network,” TransArtists: Your Artist in Residence Guide:www.transartists.org/article/network
   •   Kira Simon-Kennedy, On Artist Residencies in China,” RanDian, April 30, 2013: www.randian-online.com/np_feature/on-artist-residencies-in-china
   •   Alice Dong, “June Featured People: Crystal Ruth Bell and Kira Simon-Kennedy,” Xindanwei, June 9, 2013: www.xindanwei.com/lang/en/2013/06/june-featured-people
   •   An Xiao, “Residencies and Radio: New Opportunities to Explore China’s Art Scene,” Hyperallergic, May 7, 2013: www.hyperallergic.com/70483/residencies-and-radio-new-opportunities-to-explore-chinas-art-scene
   •   Kira Simon-Kennedy, “China Residencies,” Residency Unlimited: www.residencyunlimited.org/dialogues/china-residencies
   •   Artron article (in Mandarin only): www.comment.artron.net/20141225/n694017.html
   •   Uncut Talks interview (in Mandarin only): www.soundcloud.com/uncuttalks