Birte Gehm is the Communications and Operations Manager of Res Artis, the Worldwide Network of Artist Residencies. Besides connecting and promoting the organisation’s members, handling the office administration and taking part in meeting committees, she is also involved in developing content and tools in response to the needs of members and the changing realities of the artist residency field. In the course of various stays abroad, she has developed a keen interest for matters of cultural exchange and international cooperation, with a particular focus on the work of NGOs.