SWAN is an open national network for everyone who works with, or wants to start working with, residency activities in the areas of art, dance, handicraft, film, literature, music, design and photo. The network has a wide range of actors and represents both artist driven initiatives and institutions. SWAN is steadily growing, today it consist of approximately 130 members across Sweden.
The network reformed in 2021 and has a 3-year grant from the Swedish Arts Council. The hosting of SWAN is itinerant: In 2020-21, digital network meetings was arranged by organizer Art Inside Out/Region Halland. In 2022 the Resource Center For Art, Region Norrbotten is hosting and summoning the network. Baltic Art Center, BAC, on Gotland will host the network during 2023.