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'Since 1991 Asialink's Arts Residency Program has provided professional development opportunities for arts professionals working in and across artforms, in exchange for the sharing of skills, knowledge and networks with local host communities. Asialink Arts Residencies are innovative, flexible and supportive, and are grounded in personal and enduring relationships. The program promotes sustained cross-cultural dialogue by facilitating reciprocal residencies and trialing new models of engagement.' (Source: )


2014 Julienne Van Loon Van Loon says she will use her residency to commence a new work of long fiction that reinterprets several traditional stories of early Buddhist nuns.
2012 winner Stuart Cooke The Philippines.
2009 David Prater A residency in Seoul as a guest of the Korean Language Translation Institute.
2009 Susan Hawthorne A residency at the University of Madras to develop skills in the art of Indian poetry rhythms.
2009 John Mateer A residency at the Bookworm, China, for a project investigating the experience and thought of European writers - Luis de Camoes, Camillo Pessanha and Victor Segalen - who lived in the east and south east Asia regions in the early modern period.
2009 Don Henderson A residency in Malaysia to discover what engages Malaysian readers and make them laugh, and to find some Malaysian literature that could be used in Australian classrooms.
2009 Michele Lee A residency hosted by the Community Environmental Promotion and Cultural Association in Laos to assist with theatre programs and continue working on plays.
2009 Keri Glastonbury A residency based at The Australian Studies Centre at Himachal Pradesh University, India, to work on various DIY life-writing projects, engaging with the local literary community.
2009 Hamish McDonald A residency to Temple University, Japan, to work on a narrative involving individuals on both sides of the Pacific war.
2009 Laura McKay A residency to work closely with the Nou Hach Literary Project to research Cambodian storytelling, and to research and begin writing a novel exploring 1960s Cambodia in the build up to the Pol Pot regime.
2007 Michael Farrell For travel to Japan to investigate connections between manga and poetry.
2007 Xenia Hanusiak For travel to Peking University, Beijing, to create a new music theatre work.
2007 Kirsty Murray For travel to the University of Madras, Chennai, to research the true story of an Australian children's theatrical troupe who toured India in 1910.
2007 Peter Bakowski For travel to Macau University to write poems based on his direct observation and experience of the physical, intellectual and commercial environments of Macau and Mainland China.
2007 Stephen House For travel to Sanskriti Kendra, New Delhi, to research and develop a novel set in India.
2007 Sarah Holland-Batt For travel to the Aichi Shukutoku University, Japan, to work towards completion of a lyrical poetry manuscript.
2007 John Alsop For travel to the De La Salle University in the Philippines to research two film and television projects that contain significant Filipino elements.
2007 Julie Janson For travel to the University of Bunghatta, West Sumatra, to work on the play 'Tsuanami, Tsunami'.
2006 Graeme Miles For travel to Chennai, India.
2006 Patricia Sykes For travel to Malaysia to develop a full-length opera libretto, 'Navigator'.
2006 Christie Nieman For travel to Japan to research 'Kaidan'.
2006 Hoa Pham For travel to Vietnam.
2006 Luke Beesley For travel to India.
2006 Barbara Brooks For travel to India.
2006 Jan Cornwall For travel to Indonesia.
2005 Rosanne Hawke Inaugural Asialink writer-in-residence in Pakistan. ('Footnote' by Chis Brice, The Advertiser, 1 April 2005, Preview p.11)
2005 David Prater Residency at Sogang University, Seoul
2005 Nicole Plüss Residency in Bhutan
2005 Amanda Lohrey
2005 Suzanne Ingleton Residency at the Pusaka Performance Centre in Malaysia.
2005 Andy Fuller Residency at Lontar Foundation in Jakarta.
2005 Noonee Doronila Residency at De La Salle University, Manila.
2005 Marele Day Residency in Japan.
2005 Sophie Cunningham Residency in Sri Lanka.
2005 James Bradley Residency at the Australian Studies Centre, Shanghai.
2004 Nicholas Drayson for a residency in Sri Lanka
2004 D. J. Huppatz Daniel Huppatz will complete his residency in Beijing where he will examine the city's transformation from an ancient capital into a postmodern urban metropolis.
2004 Matthew Condon To undertake research in Japan for a book about the journalist Wilfred Burchett.
2003 Greg Bastian for a residency as writer-in-residence at Sogang University, Seoul
2003 Margaret Bradstock A residency in Beijing to work on a collection of poetry depicting life in modern-day China.
2002 John Mateer Writer-in-residence, Kyoto, Japan
2002 Jane Gibian Asialink Literature Resident in Hanoi, Vietnam
2001 Bem Le Hunte For writer's residency in India.
2001 Catherine Cole For residency in Vietnam.
2001 Tim Denoon for a residency in India.
2001 Mark Mordue for a residency based at Peking University, China
2001 Julie Janson For travel to Indonesia to conduct research about the Makassan traders from Sulawesi.
2000 Chi Vu
2000 Don'o Kim to Korea
1998 A. Frances Johnson
1997 Suzanne Ingleton