by Shireen Ikramullah, Pakistan / Netherlands
Artist-in-Residence, January 2020
In the face of the coronavirus crisis, L’AiR Arts in Paris has created a mission to encourage all artists on their network to keep working even in isolation and to feel connected as an art community...
...By creating a collective series called ‘Arts Lair’ (Art in time of pandemic) each artist has been brought together through their reflections from their separate art lairs. A noteworthy play of words, the name L’AiR Arts itself is directly connected to the word ‘LAIR’ more specifically an artist’s refuge or sanctuary where the artist lives, works and cultivates innovative ideas. The idea behind Arts Lair is a shared voice centring on intercultural correspondence in a communal spirit even in quarantine.
Read the full article in FAD Magazine
View the series on L'AiR Arts Instagram
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Cover Image: Artists-in Residence, October 2018