Residents / 2017

  • Akiko Kobayashi

    Interdisciplinary Residency March 2017

    Architecture, UK

    Akiko Kobayashi worked in architectural practice for 15 years prior to focusing on the facilitation of community led development in the built environment. Using co-creation approaches, she designs ways for distributed clients to explore the potential of their proposals, communicate their vision and gain practical skills. She has hands-on site experience and is a certified Passivhaus designer. Current projects include a housing co-op self build refurbishment and a church fit-out for self-assembly by the congregation. Akiko Kobayashi studied at Cambridge, Edinburgh and Dundee; has worked in London, Sydney, Edinburgh and Tokyo; and is a keen cyclist, coxswain, autoharp player and parent.

  • Conor Baird

    Interdisciplinary Residency March 2017

    Scotland, Visual Art & Performance

    Conor Baird is an artist, performer and facilitator based in Glasgow. Studying Sculpture at Gray’s School of Art and AKI ArtEZ, they have exhibited in galleries and prominent performance festivals throughout the UK and further afield such as GENERATORprojects, AADK Spain, Glasgow Project Room, Tempting Failure, //BUZZCUT, RSA, The Pipe Factory, Citymoves Dance Agency and Limousine Bull. Conor has worked at various organisations including Project Slogan, Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Beta-Beta and is currently a Committee Member at Market Gallery. Their practice investigates notions of the self and the body, performativity, sex and gender.

  • Fabiola Carranza

    Interdisciplinary Residency March 2017

    Visual Art, Writing, USA

    Fabiola Carranza is a Costa Rican/Canadian. She makes photographs, videos, paintings, and drawings to examine visual, cultural and personal phenomena. Carranza holds a MFA from University of British Columbia and a BFA from Emily Carr University. Solo exhibitions include: Aedes Hallucinates in the Jungle (Malaspina Printmakers, Vancouver, 2016) and El habito de Estrofas (Despacio, San Jose, 2011). Carranza has participated in group exhibitions at The National Gallery of Costa Rica and at Contemporary Art Gallery, Belkin Gallery, Artspeak Gallery and Access Gallery in Vancouver. Her first public art commission, Seven Signs, is on view at Waterfront Park in Seattle.

  • Jane Morrow

    Interdisciplinary Residency March 2017

    Visual Art Curation, Professional Development, Northern Ireland

    Jane Morrow is an independent visual art curator with a specific interest in artist development. She has worked for galleries, initiatives and individuals around the UK (in regions including the West Midlands, East of England and South London), as well as in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Jane is interested in working across gallery, studio and network contexts around formal and informal learning environments for artists. She has originated, fundraised for and delivered numerous exhibitions, commissions, learning projects, symposia, publications, opportunities, residencies, workshops and bespoke professional development programmes for individuals and groups

  • Kate V Robertson

    Interdisciplinary Residency March 2017

    Sculpture, Installation, UK

    Kate V Robertson received a MFA with distinction from Glasgow School of Art in 2009. Since then she has exhibited widely in Scotland and Europe. Group exhibitions include Paper at MAMAC, Nice; Running Time in the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and Industrial Aesthetics at Hunter College, New York. She delivered a public art commission for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. For Glasgow International 2014, she designed and co-curated an ambitious exhibition at The Briggait, Reclaimed the Second Life of Sculpture. Kate V Robertson is a studio holder/board member of Glasgow Sculpture Studios and is represented by Patricia Fleming Projects.

  • Ralph Pritchard

    Interdisciplinary Residency March 2017

    Moving Image, UK

    Ralph Pritchard is an artist making work about anxiety, desire and emotional labour, often through the lens of instant messaging. With a background in independent online media (Novara Media, 2013-16) and feature film direction (Following Forests, 2015), Pritchard is fluent in the craft of the moving image. They are also conceptualising a fictional app called Shouldr which combines the infrastructure of Uber with the politics of emotional labour.

  • Rebecca Brown

    Interdisciplinary Residency March 2017

    Drawing, UK – Solo Printmaking Place in Kinpurnie Print Studio

    Rebecca Brown graduated with an MA in Illustration from Edinburgh College of Art and completed an artist in residence scheme there the following year. Prior to that she had studied at Gray’s School of Art, Fachhochschule Hannover and Cyprus College of Art. Although drawing forms the starting point for the majority of her projects, she tends to apply illustration to another artistic process; printmaking, bookbinding, ceramics or animation, paying close attention to the tactile nature of the finished piece. Her work is largely themed around storytelling, particularly the mysterious narrative within old wives tales and superstitions.

  • Sonia York-Price

    Interdisciplinary Residency March 2017

    Dance, Writing, Australia

    Sonia York-Price’s life has been consumed with all forms of dance. She trained extensively in classical ballet and contemporary dance in the UK. Since migrating to Australia she has merged this lived knowledge into her arts practice of film making and photography. Fascinated by the genre of time exposure photography she is not interested in the pure accuracy of the movement but the actual moment of motion. Sonia York-Price has gained experience through artist residencies photographing dancers in Beijing, London, Birmingham, Stockholm and Sydney. She is currently researching for the PhD Ageism and the mature dancer at the QCA Griffith University, Australia.

  • Theophile Krosi-Doute

    Interdisciplinary Residency March 2017

    Music (Composition), France – Scottish Graduate School of Arts & Humanities Researcher in Residence 2017

    Born in Paris in 1991, Theophile Krosi-Doute is a composer of contemporary classical music. Theophile’s music has been performed around the UK and internationally. Commissions include pieces written for the North Wales International Music Festival, Spectrum: New Music Ensemble, King’s College Choir, Aberdeen, and the University of Aberdeen Chamber Choir. His arrangement of Robert Burns’ Rattlin’ Roarin’ Willie, was included in the University of Aberdeen’s recent CD The Immortal Memory – A Burns’ Night Celebration, which stayed in the UK Classical Charts for several weeks, peaking at #3. Theophile currently studies towards a PhD in composition under Paul Mealor at the University of Aberdeen, having previously studied under Anthony Payne at the University of East Anglia, and Michel Merlet at the Maurice Ravel Conservatoire in Levallois-Perret (France). He is also a proficient conductor, singer, and cellist.
  • Tomo Sone

    Interdisciplinary Residency March 2017

    Dance, Choreography, Israel

    Tomo Sone was born in Kyoto. She worked with several ballet companies in Japan. In 2008, moved to Tel Aviv, Israel. In 2010, she established Japan-Israel International Dance Project with Israeli choreographers and dancers which have held several performances and workshops. Nowadays she is working as an independent choreographer and dancer. Collaborated in her pieces with artists such as animators, paper artists, film directors and musicians. Her solo works Las Meninas, Folded, Cut and Crumpled, Mobius were premiered in Suzanne Dellal Center in Tel Aviv, Israel. She was awarded A New Artist for Art and Culture by Kyoto Municipality in 2010.

  • Victoria Evans

    Interdisciplinary Residency March 2017

    Visual Art

    Victoria Evans works primarily in audio-visual and sculptural installation. She graduated with a Masters from Glasgow School of Art in 2015 and has had several solo shows in Scotland, as well as taking part in numerous group exhibitions and collaborations. A recent article on drawing has been published in the peer-reviewed Tracey: Drawing and Visualisation Research Journal. Prior to practicing as an artist, she worked in narrative film and TV and continues to work as a freelance story consultant to support her artistic practice.

  • David Penny

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2017

    Photography, Moving Image, UK

    David Penny works with the photography and objects. He is interested in translations between things and their images and the potential of the photograph to make new and be productive rather than functioning as document. A starting point for practice is often overlooked objects that have been discarded or are a found in an everyday working space. Simple things become invested with significance through framing and construction for the camera. Recent projects include A Quality of Distance, METAL Liverpool and Spatial Correspondences, RAUMX London. His work has been exhibited at Open Eye Gallery, UK and ShanghART, Shanghai.

  • Jennifer Clews

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2017

    Visual Artist (video-based sculpture), and Academic Researcher, UK

    Jennifer Clews graduated from the Sculpture and Environmental Art department at The Glasgow School of Art in 2013. As a participating artist at the RSA: New Contemporaries in Edinburgh (2014), her work received the Peacock Visual Arts Award for the Moving Image. During her studies within the M(Litt) Art History, Politics, Transgression programme at Glasgow University (2015 – 2016), her dissertation examined social, aesthetic, and political discourse in relation to Glasgow-based collective video practices c.1973 – 1978. From this perspective, her work today examines video itself in sculptural terms, seeking to contextualise the employment of this medium in its present-day manifestations.

  • Lilian Ptàček

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2017

    Lilian Ptáček is a British/American national born in London, U.K., and currently based in Glasgow, Scotland. Graduated from The Glasgow School of Art with a BA (hons) in Fine Art, Painting and Printmaking. Ptáček was a recent resident on the Fall Fellowship at The Lighthouse Works, Fishers Island, New York where she prepared for the solo exhibition: A shifting scenery of possible sets, Garrison House, New York. Group exhibitions include Mono, URG3L, Madrid; The only way to do it is to do it, The Hunterian Art Gallery and INTERACT, The Courtauld Institute of Art.

  • Lisa Clarkson

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2017

    Screenwriting, UK

    Lisa Clarkson graduated from Screen Academy Scotland with an MA Screenwriting in 2016, having completed an MA English Literature at the University of Edinburgh in 2014. She had two babies early in life, then gained two degrees later in life – this unconventional, topsy turvy path has coloured the perspective from which she writes; mainly for screen, sometimes for stage, always in humour. She lives and works in Edinburgh.

  • Maria Georgoula

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2017

    Visual Arts, UK

    Born in 1978 in Athens, Maria Georgoula lives and works in Derbyshire, UK & Athens, Greece. She graduated with an MFA from Slade School of Art,  London in 2008 and a BA Fine Art from Goldsmiths College, London in 2004. Using materials such as plaster, meringue and DIY objects, Georgoula’s works take the form of relief sculptures and sculptural environments informed by a semi-humorous and apathetic banality. Absurdist scripts, Raymond Roussel’s early surrealist texts, garden and leisure centres in the UK and folk museums, remain regular points of visit for her practice. For a number of years, Georgoula has also coordinated the Nauru Project, an online, collaborative, artists’ project on the story of the remote Pacific island of Nauru; the smallest island-nation in the world. She has exhibited extensively in the UK, Greece and abroad.

  • Mhairi Killin

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2017

    Visual Art, UK

    Mhairi Killin works with drawing, sculpture and installation in an exploration of the landscapes that surround, and are, her home. She uses walking and collecting as a conceptual framework to understand place from a specific perspective; one of inquiry into how faith and belief inspire creativity and how this creativity has shaped the physical and metaphysical landscapes she encounters. Recent work explored the iconoclasm of the Reformation and its impact on the auditory landscapes of Lewis and Iona, whilst current work is looking at the proximity of God and the MOD in the contemporary landscapes of the Outer Hebrides.

  • Shannon Quinn

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2017

    Writing, Poetry, Canada

    Shannon Quinn is the author of Questions for Wolf (Thistledown Press). Her work has appeared in Prairie Fire, CV2, The Mackinac, Room, subTerrain, Existere and The Literary Review of Canada along with journals in the US and the UK. She has a Bachelor of Fine Art in Theatre from the University of Alberta and a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Radio and Television Production from Ryerson University. She has produced numerous audio documentaries for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

  • Sheila Nadimi

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2017

    Visual Art, Print, Canada – Solo Printmaking Place in Kinpurnie Print Studio

    Sheila Nadimi is a visual artist working in various media with a focus on the relationship between materials and ideas. Born in Canada to an Iranian mother and a Dutch father her practice has embraced contrast, ambiguity and contradictions across media. She received a Bachelors of Arts in Geography from McGill University before turning toward the Visual Arts and an interest in the relationship between place and narrative still runs through her work. She is currently on faculty at John Abbott College in Montreal where she teaches in the Visual Arts Department and Studio Art for the Arts and Science program.

  • Yulia Kovanova

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2017

    Art: spacial installations, sometimes in collaboration with musicians and dancers, UK

    Born in Siberia, Russia, Yulia Kovanova has lived in Scotland for over ten years. In June 2016 she achieved MFA with distinction in the Art, Space & Nature programme at the Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh. Her art practice concerns with the investigation of movement, borders and boundaries and perception, exploring the crossovers between people, society and environment. Working from the idea that everything is interconnected, she explores these areas through an interdisciplinary approach and across a range of media, including installation, video, sound and through collaborations with dancers, musicians, scientists and intermedia artists.

  • Carolina Figueiredo

    Interdisciplinary Residency November 2017

    Dance and Interdisciplinary Arts, Panama

    The Brazilian dancer, interpreter, educator, and choreographer Carolina Figueiredo studied in the MB Espaço de Dança (São Paulo) where she graduated as a classical ballet dancer specialised in repertoire, pas de deux and contemporary dance. She received professional training as a classical and contemporary dancer in the Centro Pro-Danza in La Habana (Cuba), where she was tutored by Laura Alonso. From 2007 to 2012, Carolina Figueiredo was a solo dancer at the Ballet Nacional de Panamá. During her work with the company, she participated in the Dance Open International Festival of Saint Petersburg, in Russia. As an independent dancer she worked with the Fundación Espacio Creativo de Panamá (FEC), where she went through a technical creative training. She is also an educator and a jazz, tap and contemporary dance choreographer, and a certified instructor in pilates through the Body Balance Method in the Academia de Danzas Steps de Panamá. Throughout her career she has received the aknowledgements for the Passo de Arte in São Paulo, and in the Festival de Dança de Joinville (Brazil) and the jury’s special mention in the Concurso Jóvenes Creadores Panama.

  • Clare Robertson Moore

    Interdisciplinary Residency November 2017
    Art Writing, Fictocritism, Research as Practice, UK
    Clare Robertson Moore completed a degree in Fashion Design and co-founded the luxury accessories brand Strathberry of Scotland. In 2014 she left the fashion industry to study an MA in Contemporary Art Practice at Edinburgh College of Art. Graduating in September 2016 she has subsequently acquired a studio at Mutual Artists, had writing published in the JAWs journal of Art Writing and will be exhibiting as part of Edinburgh Students Art Festival at the City Art Centre in Edinburgh. Her work takes on a research as practice approach existing between theoretical and visual forms. She explores the self, identity and emotion through an ongoing critique of society and neoliberalism.

  • Elke Reinhuber

    Interdisciplinary Residency November 2017

    Conceptual / Media Art, Singapore

    Elke Reinhuber is a specialist on choice, decision making and counterfactual thoughts in media arts. Currently, Reinhuber teaches and researches as assistant professor at the School of Art, Design and Media at NTU in Singapore. In her artistic practice, she investigates on the correlation between decisions and emotions and explores different strategies of visualisation and presentation, working with immersive environments, augmented reality and imaging technologies. In 2013, she was awarded a practice-based doctorate degree in media arts at UNSW, Sydney. Her artwork has been exhibited in several internationally acknowledged institutions.

  • Hannah Rose Whittle

    Interdisciplinary Residency November 2017

    Visual Art, Sculpture, UK

    Hannah Rose Whittle graduated from University of Brighton where she was awarded a scholarship to study at Nagoya University of Arts, Japan. She has exhibited internationally and been selected for residencies at the International Ceramic Research Centre in Denmark and Scottish Sculpture Workshop in Aberdeenshire. She has participated in Home Workspace Programme at Ashkal Alwan in Beirut, Lebanon. Whittle works with sculpture, installation and the image to explore manifestations of time, impermanence and material values. Often responding to a specific place she is interested in the notion of the non-site, referencing rituals, material states and displacement.

  • Jenny Richards

    Interdisciplinary Residency November 2017

    Writing, Curation, Sweden

    Jenny Richards is co-director of Konsthall C, Stockholm where together with Jens Strandberg she produces the exhibition and research project Home Works exploring the politics of domestic work and the home. Independent projects include: Manual Labours – an ongoing collaborative research project with Sophie Hope exploring physical relationships; and Flaneuse – a writing project with Tessa Lynch exploring gendered experiences of public space. In 2012 Jenny completed an MA in Art and Politics from Goldsmiths University. Prior to this she worked as Gallery Manager of Cubitt Gallery, London and Programme Manager of the Collective Gallery, Edinburgh.

  • Lisa Lipton

    Interdisciplinary Residency November 2017

    Visual Arts – Installation, Performance, Video, Canada

    Maritime-born Lisa Lipton is a multidisciplinary artist, musician and director who received her B.F.A. from NSCAD University in 2003, and M.F.A. from the University of Windsor.  Her projects explore the potential for crossing genres of film, mixed media installation, performance, theatre and music.  She has exhibited her work on both a national and international level, most notably in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Windsor, Winnipeg, New York, Detroit, Texas, Berlin, and Amsterdam. She recently served as one of the Shortlist representatives for the Maritime Provinces within the Sobey Art Awards (2015).

  • Michael Kent and Thom Walker

    Interdisciplinary Residency November 2017

    Drawing and Printmaking, Germany / UK – Collaborative Solo Printmaking Place in Kinpurnie Print Studio

    Michael Kent, was born in Paisley in 1984 and is currently based in Berlin. Studied printmaking at the Glasgow School of Art with an exchange to Carnegie Mellon University in 2004 and attended the Mountain School of Art in Los Angeles in 2012.

    Thom Walker (born in Huddersfield, 1985) is an Artist and Writer who lives and works in London. He gained his Ba (hons) Fine Art: Environmental Art from Glasgow School of Art in 2007 after completing his Art Foundation at Leeds College of Art in 2004. He has recently become a member of the East London Printmakers studio.

  • W. Gage Ehmann

    Interdisciplinary Residency November 2017

    Music (Cello Performance); Visual Arts, UK

    Cellist Gage Ehmann completed his MMus degree at the Royal Academy of Music in London with the creative direction of his first cross-arts collaboration Ligetilines, which explores the Ligeti Solo Cello Sonata through fresh watercolour, choreography, and composition. Now based in Edinburgh, Scotland, Gage wants to investigate gesture as a means of interdisciplinary creation, both through site-specific residency work with Glasgow’s Surge, and through educational outreach development with the Edinburgh International Festival. Chamber music is what first drew Gage to the moment when traditional communication ceases, and in its place a concentrated energy drives the music.

  • Camille Chedda

    British Council Transatlantic Resident 2017

    Camille Chedda was born in Manchester, Jamaica. She graduated from the Edna Manley College with an Honours Diploma in Painting, and received an MFA in Painting from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Her works have been featured in major exhibitions at the National Gallery of Jamaica including the Jamaica Biennial 2014 and New Roots (2013). She has also exhibited internationally in Boston, New York, Germany and China. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the Albert Huie Award, the Reed Foundation Scholarship and the inaugural Dawn Scott Memorial Award for an outstanding contribution to the Jamaica Biennial 2014. Chedda currently lectures in Painting at the Edna Manley College and Life Drawing at Utech.

  • Isabel Cordeiro

    Mondriaan Fonds Resident 2017

    Isabel Cordeiro was born in Lisbon, Portugal and currently lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. She has an MFA from the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam (2006) and an MA in Architecture from the Faculty of Architecture of Lisbon (2000). Exhibitions include The Relational Nature of Things, Bradwolff, Amsterdam (2017); Foreign Affair, Bookstore space, Amsterdam (2017); Pushing Boundaries, RAM Foundation, Rotterdam (2016); My Respects to Madame Bernard, MoMart, Amsterdam (2015); The Comma in the Right Place, Halle14, Leipzig (2014); Zwischen Innen und Aussen, das weisse haus, Vienna (2010); Royal Prize for Painting, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag (2007). She woks across the mediums of painting and installation.

  • Theophile Krosi-Doute

    Interdisciplinary Residency March 2017

    Music (Composition), France – Scottish Graduate School of Arts & Humanities Researcher in Residence 2017

    Born in Paris in 1991, Theophile Krosi-Doute is a composer of contemporary classical music. Theophile’s music has been performed around the UK and internationally. Commissions include pieces written for the North Wales International Music Festival, Spectrum: New Music Ensemble, King’s College Choir, Aberdeen, and the University of Aberdeen Chamber Choir. His arrangement of Robert Burns’ Rattlin’ Roarin’ Willie, was included in the University of Aberdeen’s recent CD The Immortal Memory – A Burns’ Night Celebration, which stayed in the UK Classical Charts for several weeks, peaking at #3. Theophile currently studies towards a PhD in composition under Paul Mealor at the University of Aberdeen, having previously studied under Anthony Payne at the University of East Anglia, and Michel Merlet at the Maurice Ravel Conservatoire in Levallois-Perret (France). He is also a proficient conductor, singer, and cellist.
  • Ranjeeta Kumari

    India Exchange 2017

    Ranjeeta Kumari did her Bachelors of Fine Arts in painting from College of Arts and Crafts Patna in 2008 and then shifted to Delhi for a junior fellowship by HRD government of India and an a Masters in Fine Arts at the Agra University. She did an Art Appreciation Short Course at the  National Museum, New Delhi. In 2016 she graduated with a Masters in Fine Art (Research Program) School of Humanities and Social Science, Shiv Nadar University.  Her final year graduate project was Hashiya (Margin) shown at Kiran Nadar Museum, Noida.

    In 2014 she was part of And I laid traps for Troubadours a collaboration between Kadist Art Foundation, Paris & Clark House Initiative, Bombay. In 2012 she was part of Sarai Reader 09, a nine month exhibition at Devi Art Foundation curated by Raqs Media Collective. Her solo exhibition Labour of the Unseen – Sujani – Nihilism in the Craft was at Clark House Initiative in 2016. She has been a part of of many group exhibition around the country and has  been nominated for Delfina Residency and short listed for a Pernod Ricard Fellowship at Villa Vassilieff, Paris. She was also part of River with a Thousand Holes, Clark House Initiative, Bombay, curated by Sumesh Sharma and text by Zasha Colah and Guadeloupe Oriental, Clark House as the Collective and Stories My Country Told Me, ACC, Gwangju, South Korea. She was born in Mokama, Bihar in 1983 and is now based in Bombay.

  • Adam Lewis Jacob

    Summer Residency 2017

    Adam Lewis Jacob graduated from the MFA programme at the Glasgow School of Art in 2015 and primarily works in video and installation. He studied on exchange at Piet Zwart Institute in 2015 and in 2011 was selected for the Mountain School of Arts program in Los Angeles. In 2016, Adam was the recipient of the Superlux research award alongside Elizabeth Murphy. Recent exhibitions include: Double Parrhesia, Catalyst, Belfast and FFWD, Duolon Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai. Adam is co-founder of exhibition space Celine and a committee member at Transmission Gallery. He is taking part in Collective’s 2017 Satellites Programme.

  • Alexander Storey Gordon

    Summer Residency 2017

    Alexander Storey Gordon is a Glasgow based artists writer and curator. He graduated with a degree in Printmaking from Grays School of Art in 2010 and has since exhibited widely both within the UK and abroad. recent exhibitions have included
    A P A R I Ç Ã O, Phosphorus, Sao Paulo (solo) 2015; UR/ERR, Film Open Touring Programme, Selected by Steven Cairns, exhibited at Eastside Projects, Spike Island, Castlefeild Gallery, S1 Artspace, Tramway and the ICA 2015; Be Vigilant Dear Friends, Because You Never Know When Your Going To Have Your Eyes Gouged Out, 2016, Glasgow Project Rooms 2014 (solo).

  • David Raymond Conroy

    Summer Residency 2017

    David Raymond Conroy’s compositional works investigate the performance and construction of subjectivity within shared social space. Utilising commercial display strategies, curatorial methods and theatrical staging techniques, Conroy assembles products, texts and images that position the rhetoric of fidelity in relation to desire. His live arrangements for multiple readers phase authorial presence in a counterpoint of voices that conjoin singular audibility and fractured noise. Central to the practice is this circular overlapping of production and consumption, how authenticity meets artifice in the formation of the self. David Raymond Conroy (b.1978 Reading) lives and works in Brussels and London.

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  • Ellie Kyungran Heo

    Summer Residency 2017

    Ellie Kyungran Heo is a Korean artist-filmmaker based in London. She makes experimental films by collaging performances with documentary footage of her subject, tracking how her relationship with the subject changes over time, with respect to conflict, intimacy and sensitivity. Her recent works have been exhibited and screened at the Whitstable Biennale; Whitechapel Gallery; South London Gallery; LightNight Liverpool; Today Art Museum in Beijing; C.A.R. Media Art Fair in Berlin; Cyart Space in Seoul; and Isshi Art Space in Nagano. She received an MA from the Royal College of Art in 2015 and a BA from the Chelsea College of Arts in 2013.

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  • Jane Topping

    Summer Residency 2017

    Jane Topping graduated from the Glasgow School of Art and served on the Transmission committee. Recent exhibitions include solo show Screen Used, Patricia Fleming Projects, Glasgow, Glasgow Short Film Festival (2016), Transit #3 and everything crooked will become straight, Glasgow (2016), FILM OPEN (Spike Island, Eastside Projects, Castlefield Gallery, S1 Artspace, ICA (2015), 31st International Short Film Festival, Hamburg (2015), Ripples on the Pond, GoMA (2015-16), LUX Scotland’s Artists Moving Image Festival, Tramway, Glasgow (2015) and 12th International Festival Singes de Nuit, Institute Finlandais, Paris (2015). Topping was on the jury of the No Budget Competition at the 32nd Hamburg International Short Film Festival (2016).

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  • Laura Phillips

    Summer Residency 2017

    Laura Phillips’ work investigates obsolescence and precarity as narrative devices. Questions about how we come to know an object; its temperament, texture, colour, hue and smell. The work aims to explore the complexity of resonance and incongruence between sound/image, often using a mixture of photochemical processes, found sounds and digital imagery. Most recent activity includes a performance at The Nunnery Gallery in London, and a group exhibition at East Bristol Contemporary.

  • Mark Aerial Waller

    Summer Residency 2017

    Mark Aerial Waller employs relationships between cinema, sculpture and live performance, where the spectator, art object and its relative position in space and time become an interdisciplinary medium. Waller founded the event based project The Wayward Canon in 2001, where archival film and video artworks are reconfigured with audience and spatial considerations. Exhibitions and events include Yoga Horror at Tate Britain (2014), the feature length episodic film Time Together at 11th Baltic Triennial, Vilnius and and the title work for Superpower: Africa in Science Fiction, Arnolfini (2012). His films are distributed by LUX, London and he is represented by Rodeo.

  • Mark Vernon

    Summer Residency 2017

    Mark Vernon is a sound and radio artist whose practice is focused on live performance, installations and transmission works. Operating on the fringes of sound art, music and broadcasting, his works main concerns are with field recording, the manipulation of environmental sounds and the power of the disembodied voice. A keen advocate of radio as an art form, he co-runs Radiophrenia, an art radio station based in Glasgow. His solo and collaborative sound works have been published on a roster of international labels including Staalplaat, Ultra Eczema, Entr’acte, 3Leaves, Kye and Gagarin Records.

  • Aniara Omann

    Autumn Residency 2017

    Aniara Omann (b. Denmark). Graduated from Glasgow School of Art, MFA (2014) and Funen Art Academy, BFA (2012). She works across sculpture, drawing, writing and live performance, often using forms and materials found in manual special effects and prop productions. Recent exhibitions include: Transformationer, Kunsthal Ulys; Final Incarnation, VoidoidARCHIVE; 3016, Glasgow Project Room; In Drógum, Akureyri Art Museum; Aniara Omann l Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys, Celine Gallery; Brad Pitt, Intermedia Gallery, CCA. Other projects and events include: Performance at Artists Moving Image Festival, Tramway; Organiser and curator of Hybrid, performance event at Gallery Celine. Recent text pieces in publications: Words of Unknown Origin, Uncle Chop Chop and Gnommero.

  • Ian Giles

    Autumn Residency 2017

    Ian Giles (b. Gloucester) MFA Slade School of Fine Art, London 2012 and was LUX Associate Artist 2012/13.  Solo exhibitions include: Youth Forum Performance, Whitechapel Gallery, London (2016); On Air, (2015); Free Time, Poole Museum (2015) and The In Between, Carroll/Fletcher, London (2013).  Selected group exhibitions include: m-Health, Cell Project Space, London (2015); The Decorator and the Thief, The Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland (2015) Beatrix Kiddo, Global Committee, New York (2015); Videoclub: Selected IV, Nottingham Contemporary, selected by Jessica Warboys (2014); 21st Century Screening, Chisenhale Gallery, London (2012); Glasgow International Festival (2012) and Whitstable Biennale (2010).

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  • Jade Montserrat

    Autumn Residency 2017

    Jade Montserrat studied at Courtauld Institute of Art (2003) and Norwich School of Art and Design, MA Drawing (2010). Jade works at the intersections of art and activism, progressing through performance and live art, works on paper and interdisciplinary projects. Jade works collaboratively with Network 11, Press Room, the Conway Cohort and Rainbow Tribe:Affectionate Movement. Recent selected contributions, exhibitions, screenings and performances include: (Forthcoming, July 2017: “Towards the Rainbow Tribe”, Alison Jacques Gallery), recipient of Stuart Hall Foundation practice based PhD Studentship at IBAR, UCLAN; Associate Artist, Holding Space Programme, The Showroom, London (2017-); Spike Island, Bristol (2017); Arnolfini, Bristol (2017); Panolopy Lab, Brooklyn (2016); The Kitchen, New York (2016); 198 Gallery, London (2016); Spill Festival, Ipswich (2016); Steakhouse, Rich Mix, London (2016); IBAR UCLAN, Preston (2016); Princeton University, New Jersey (2016); Durham University (2016); Latitude Festival, Suffolk (2015); Conway Hall, London (2015); Steakhouse, ArtsAdmin, London (2015); Iniva, London (2014); Performance ]s p a c e[, London (2014).

  • Laura Morrison

    Autumn Residency 2017

    Laura Morrison turns intimate personal and professional experiences into subjects, utilizing writing, video, performance, and painting to consider what it means to be both vulnerable and accountable. Recent exhibitions include Feral Kin at Auto Italia, London (2017); We Do Not Speak But Confine Ourselves Briefly To The Surface (A Dramaturgy of Interiority), ICA Theatre, London (2016); Safe, HOME Arts Center, Manchester (2015); Name It By Trying To Name It, The Drawing Center, NY (2015). Her writing has been published by Cornerhouse and Ment Journal. Her book The Burning Of The Coops was published by Ingrid Projects and Montez Press (2016). Residencies include Pioneer Works Studio Residency, NY (2016), I-Park, Connecticut (2016) and Open Sessions at The Drawing Center, NY (2014-16). She has an MFA from Goldsmiths and BA Painting from Chelsea, both in London.

  • Richard John Jones

    Autumn Residency 2017

    Richard John Jones’ work is concerned with works or histories that have been erased, forgotten or marginalised. He uses domestic craft techniques alongside performance, video and installation. Jones is a graduate of the Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam and until 2012 was a Co-Director of Auto Italia South East, London. His work has been shown at EYE Film Museum, Amsterdam; Rond Point Projects Room, Marseille, SPACE, London and the Gwangju Biennial in collaboration with AA Bronson.

  • Susannah Stark

    Autumn Residency 2017

    Susannah Stark is a Scottish artist working with print, sound and digital media, incorporating issues of voice, power and reappropriation. Recent work features intricately layered printed architectural objects that form the backdrop to a cacophony of disembodied voices, percussion and live spoken word elements. North East Wis-Dom (2016) won the Augustus Martin Print Prize at the Royal College of Art. Recent shows include Third CAFAM Biennale, Beijing, Idols and Impossible Structures, IPCNY, Surround Sound at Art Basel in Miami Beach 2016. She is currently developing collaborative sound work which explores tensions between the written/spoken word within a decolonial framework.

  • Amy Jones

    THIStudio Residency Exchange 2017

    Amy Jones is an Artist, Curator and Co-Founder of Dundee Print Collective based in Dundee. Studied Fine Art at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (2010). She interested in collaborative practices as a way of making, often creating opportunities to explore ideas in dialogue with others. Her approach is underpinned by utopian principles of camaraderie and co-operation. Most recent projects include; Two Nights Stands, Dundee Print Collective collaboration with Lynda Morris, (Cooper Gallery). HERE, Glasgow International (DEUCE DEUCE).


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  • Sophie Mallett

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2016

    UK, Visual Art – selected with Tottenham Hale International Studios

    Sophie Mallett is a London based artist. Her practice is concerned with forms of belonging and exclusion, and how these manifest through national borders, capital and migration. Through music, radio, video and installation she pursues a practice focused on sounds’ intersection with affect, politics and value, concentrating on the connections between sound, music, history and place. Educated at Open School East, London College of Communication and Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Mallett’s practice is both interdisciplinary and collaborative, with a reflexive emphasis on how individuals work together. Recent projects include: ‘Paradise Island’, OUTPOST, Norwich (2017); ‘Hypersea’, Turner Contemporary, Margate (2016); Artist-in-residence, [SPACE], London (2016); Horrid Little Hands, Eastside Projects, Birmingham (2016); Liminal States, RCA, London, (2016); Project Radio, &Model, Leeds, (2015); Live ASMR, Resonance FM and Open School East, London, (2015); Sonic Blind Dates, Tate Britain, London, (2015).

  • Alice Browne

    New Contemporaries Resident 2017

    UK – Visual Art – selected with New Contemporaries for the Bloomberg New Contemporaries Alumni Residency.

    Alice Browne (b. 1986, Oxford; based in London, UK) gained her BA Fine Art Painting at Wimbledon College of Art (2009) and her MA Fine Art Painting at the Royal College of Art (2016). Recent and forthcoming solo shows include Limoncello, London, UK (2016); OUTPOST, Norwich, UK (2015), Prosjektrom Normanns, Stavanger, NO (2014); Limoncello, London, UK; annarumma, Naples, IT (both 2013) The China Shop, Oxford, UK; Supercollider, Blackpool, UK (both 2012). Recent group shows include Eduardo Secci Gallery, Florence, IT (2017); Francesca Minini, Milan, IT;  Attic, Nottingham, UK; OVADA, Oxford, UK (all 2014); Fjord, Philadelphia, US; Interno 4, Bologna, IT; Matthews Yard, Croydon, UK (all 2013); dienstgebäude, Zurich, CH (2012). She is the current recipient of the Land Securities Studio Prize, 2016-2017.

  • Adam Benmakhlouf

    Graduate Residency 2017

    Adam Benmakhlouf is an artist and writer. He works across painting and installation, in places overlapping with a prolific experimental and critical writing practice. He also considers the interests and enquiries of his practice as tightly tucked in with his own mixed-raced and queer identities. In addition, he positions himself amongst a series of important friendships and bonds within Glasgow that colours his environment vibrantly. This community gives him the enthusiasm, criticism and context that he considers to be essential to a continuing artistic practice.

  • Daisy Chetwin

    Graduate Residency 2017

    Daisy Chetwin graduated form the Sculpture and Environmental Art department at The Glasgow School of Art in 2017. In her practice she constructs set-like situations creating a feeling of imminent action whilst holding the viewer in a moment of suspense, using their presence to activate the work. She is interested in the way viewers move in relation to the work and each other and the tension between the observer and the observed. She does this using a range of media including sculptural structures, sound and video works.

  • Daniel Leyland

    Graduate Residency 2017
    In order to measure and archive a relationship with memory, landscape, sexuality, and Materiality, Danny Leyland makes work with a visual language informed by a reading of comparative mythology, folklore, romance literature, and archaeology. Since 2015, Danny has directed the poetry-led event ‘Vine Box’, through which he has formed on-going collaborations with musicians and writers, with up-coming events including Book Week Scotland. He also presents work as ‘Cave Collective’ with the sculptor Connie Hurley. 
  • Donald Butler

    Graduate Residency 2017

    Donald is a recent graduate of the Contemporary Art Practice course at Gray’s School of Art, where through the courses’ emphasis on interdisciplinary practice he has developed a mode of working using a variety of image based mediums. Over the past year, his research has developed towards creating bodies of work that seek to document the various realities of living within a networked global age. He is also on the committee of the new artist run space Tendency Towards launching in Aberdeen this autumn, and a member of STACK Collective which runs creative outreach workshops within the North East.

  • Emma McCarthy

    Graduate Residency 2017

    Graduating in 2017 from DJCAD’s Art Philosophy and Contemporary Practice course, Emma McCarthy maintains a demonstration-based practice, playing out speculative investigations in work that involves video, sculpture and public event. Her latest work has been developed from an essay thematically assessing the compound practice of ‘Care’. This recent project facilitated an interest in the relationship between physical and emotional involvement – through the lens of exercise.

  • Emma Nellies

    Graduate Residency 2017

    Emma Nellies is an artist based in Dundee, graduating in 2017 from the Art, Philosophy and Contemporary Practices course at DJCAD. Her practice is based primarily in research, with outcomes ranging from academic papers and discussion groups, to performance, film and sculpture. Emma imposes metaphor on materials, with an emphasis on their critical and performative potential.

  • James St Findlay

    Graduate Residency 2017

    James St Findlay is a 2016 graduate of the Edinburgh College of Art. He is called “James” in real life and he is called “@perfect.girlfriend” on instagram. His work consists mostly of drawings, writing, videos, and sometimes he ‘performs’ for people too (don’t we all!). He works in a stream of consciousness way and produces a lot of content. In the last year he has worked and exhibited with various collectives and galleries including HUTT and most recently, The White Pube. Since October 2016, he has sent out a weekly newsletter cataloguing his output and outlook since leaving an institution and being jettisoned like a rock out into the void!

  • Rachel Sharpe

    Graduate Residency 2017

    Rachel Sharpe (b. Blackpool, 1988) graduated from The Glasgow School of Art with a BA Hons in Painting and Printmaking in 2011, and received a Masters in Fine Art from GSA in 2017. Rachel is an interdisciplinary artist and curator working in video, sculpture and installation. In 2014 she curated the moving image exhibition TRIPLE FEATURE, which utilised an underground car park space in Glasgow as a multi-screen grindhouse theatre. She exhibited work in the exhibition POKEY HAT at the New Glasgow Society as part Glasgow International 2016. She has also exhibited work as part of Glasgow Open House, Arches Live, and //Buzzcut//.

  • Rhona Jack

    Graduate Residency 2017

    Rhona Jack is a multi-disciplinary artist, primarily working in print and sculpture, who graduated in 2017 with a BAHons in Fine Art from DJCAD. Her artistic practice generally evolves through repeated processes. In each piece of work she creates, a great deal of time and energy is exerted into the physical making of the work. Her art is slow and systematic, much of the meaning behind the work becoming clear through the process of making itself. In this way, her practice reflects on the process of labour and working with raw materials, exploring its role in the human psyche and its impact on our built environment. Post-University she has remained in Dundee where her artistic practice continues to grow and be influenced by the city.

  • Richard Taylor

    Graduate Residency 2017

    Richard Taylor (b. Sheffield UK, 1985) grew up in Derbyshire and moved to Scotland in 2009 after studying with ravers at Leeds University. His work is driven by a writing practice in which autobiographical, historical and geographical sources are points of departure. Recorded voice, slide photography, video, sound, object-making and performance are then used to create larger narratives. Corporeal and aural intimacies and proximities are considered, as are dialogues around the connections identity can or cannot have with landscape, community, people or things. As a co-editor of the artist-run pamphlet series Gnommero, Richard is also interested in how writing takes form within printed material. He completed an MFA at Glasgow School of Art in 2017, lives in Glasgow, and hopes there will soon be a dog in the family called Ambrosia.

  • Sofia Sefraoui

    Graduate Residency 2017

    Sofia Sefraoui graduated from the Master of Fine Arts at the Glasgow School of Art in 2016. Being from a multicultural family, she questions the concepts of exchange, confrontation, travel, borders. She assembles materials that come from different realms in order to create tension within her works. She often works with fabrics as she sees the structure of textile as the construction of a network, with a strong basis (bare-threads) and important connections and associations (knots). For her, this material is a metaphor to approach the notions of the social fabric, construction, representation and culture.

  • Svetlana Panova

    Graduate Residency 2017

    Svetlana Panova is a recent fine art graduate from Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen with a broad inter-disciplinary practice within the fields of sculpture, moving image, photography and print. The current critical focus of her work lies in the question of belonging and its versatile manifestations within the physical environment of the everyday. At this point in her creative practice she is looking to reflect on her path so far and identify new connections and ideas through the process of building new networks of support and creative exchange.

  • Madiha Aijaz

    ROSL Visual Art Scholars 2017

    Madiha Aijaz works with photographs, film, and fiction. Her practice is concerned with how people experience pleasure, privacy and entertainment in changing, often fractured urban spaces. She has been photographing railroads, traveling fairs, devotional towns and public libraries to read into found situations and conversations which embrace failure and yet continue to offer resistance. She is also interested in what the camera often accords – the simultaneous occurrence of veracity and theatricality in its reproduction of events and scenes.

    Aijaz has shown in Pakistan and internationally and is currently developing a documentary feature on traveling fairs and performers in Pakistan with co-director Maheen Zia. The film has received support from Locarno’s Open Doors Programme and the IDFA Bertha Fund. Her book on the Hindu temples in Pakistan was published in 2014 (Call to Conscience, Abbasi, Aijaz, Niyogi Books, New Delhi).

    Aijaz is an Assistant Professor at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Karachi and holds an MFA in Photography from Parsons as the recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship.

  • Stephanie Hier

    ROSL Visual Art Scholars 2017

    Stephanie Hier was born in Toronto, Canada, in 1992 and is currently based between Toronto and New York. Recent exhibitions include: Part and Parcel, Downs and Ross, New York, 2017; Be true to your teeth and they won’t be false to you, NEOCHROME, Turin, 2017; Bone Dry, ThreeFourThreeFour, New York, 2016, Here’s the catch, Johannes Vogt Gallery, New York, 2015; Pot Shop, Ed Varie, New York, 2014

    Hier’s work recognises that nothing sits in isolation, ideas and objects are emboldened by their neighbour and relationships constructed by context and surrounding, an idea emphasised by the internet, where all exists and is readily available in a single, level entity. It is within this flatness of possibility that Hier’s practice emerges: paintings that fold in imagery and symbols from a multitude of sources. Her use of contemporary cultural symbolism, such as temporary tattoos or cartoon hands, evokes the idea of the everyday and mass produced. The use of this content alongside skilled, traditional brushwork, opens up the relationships between images, art and painting.

    Hier’s work speaks directly to the labour of artists and specifically the canon of painting, by depicting and displaying pertinent materials and tools used in the making of art, while also pointing a finger (both literally and figuratively) to all 21st Century image consumers. Her choice in materials, imagery, tools and references epitomises the visual world as it currently exists and the painter’s relationship to it.