S.LOW is a Berlin-based cross-disciplinary project involving 34 international and national visual artists, music composers working with electronic media, musicologists, performers, engineers, physical scientists and film-makers. The project aims to articulate synergies from such a mixed community of individuals who have been invited to respond to the concept of 'slow' and or 'low ', in the context of the city of Berlin. A major focus exists on the exchange of methodologies and knowledge, to address similar creative questions. For more click HERE

Transfer Lounge

TRANSFER LOUNGE is an exchange program between Spain and the U.S.A created to facilitate the dialogue and exchange of ideas between artists from different continents. Carolina Loyola-García and Ima Picó present for Optica Festival a selection of videoworks by some of the participants in the exchange. More info: TRANSFER LOUNGE IN OPTICA FESTIVAL HERE


SWAP/VAIHTO is an exchange program between UK and Finland based artists to explore ideas around collaboration and working methodologies alongside current issues of cultural identity and migratory art practice. The project culminates in exhibitions at Bureau, Salford and the Cable Factory, Helsinki. Participating artists: Barbro Björkfelt, Andrew Bracey, Jonathan Carson, Anne Charnock, Fiona Curran, Sophia Crilly, Samantha Donnelly, Janet Griffiths, Eeva-Mari Haikala, Hannu Häkkinen, Hannu Karjalainen, Mark Kennard, Jaana Kokko, Tim Machin, Rosie Miller, Juhana Moisander, Egle Oddo, Mikko Oravainen, Ima Picó, Jonne Pitkänen, Virva Sointu, Marko Timlin and Tom Watson. SWAP/VAIHTO is supported by the Arts Council of England, Arts Council of Finland, British Council, Bureau, The Cable Factory, HIAP, Laitilan Panimo Finland, Genelec, The Finnish Embassy, The Finnish Institute, Salford City Council and Fatboy. For more click HERE


Universal Shipping Box is an art exchange involving galleries from Berlin, Manchester and Buenos Aires. The idea of the exchange is to connect contemporary artists from Europe and South America to share fresh ideas and open up new possibilities for networking between the two continents. For more click HERE


In the current economic climate artists need to find new ways of exhibiting and export art. un---fold is a new low cost artists exchange following the success of universal shipping box, an artists exchange that exhibited in three different countries new commissioned artworks that fitted into a universally sized ‘pizza’ flat box. un---fold proposes to create a series of new works in any size or material with the requisite that can be folded to fit in and be sent in an A4 envelope. For more click HERE