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Kira Simon-Kennedy, Co-Founder and Program Manager, China Residencies

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-residence opportunities in China can be found at

More information about the China Residencies directory is also available here:

  1. •  Rachel Marsden, “Created in China: The Artist Residency,” an interview with Simon-Kennedy, in In Transition: The Artistic and Curatorial Residency:
  2. •  Will Breedon, “Doing Art in China: A WeChat Interview with China Residencies,” an interview with Simon-Kennedy, Asia Options, December 18, 2015:
  3. •  “The China Residencies Network,” TransArtists: Your Artist in Residence
  4. •  Kira Simon-Kennedy, On Artist Residencies in China,” RanDian, April 30, 2013:
  5. •  Alice Dong, “June Featured People: Crystal Ruth Bell and Kira Simon-Kennedy,” Xindanwei, June 9, 2013:
  6. •  An Xiao, “Residencies and Radio: New Opportunities to Explore China’s Art Scene,” Hyperallergic, May 7, 2013:
  7. •  Kira Simon-Kennedy, “China Residencies,” Residency Unlimited:
  8. •  Artron article (in Mandarin only):
  9. •  Uncut Talks interview (in Mandarin only):