Residents / 2018

  • Angeli Bhose

    Interdisciplinary Residency March 2018

    Performance and Drawing, UK

    Angeli Bhose graduated from BFA at the Ruskin school of Art in 2016. Since then, Bhose has worked on various projects both in Glasgow, where they live, and beyond, including exhibitions, reading groups and publications. Bhose’s art practice consists of performance, drawings and texts; with an interest in expanded practice including projects that fall into the cracks between art and other disciplines. Discussion with others is central to both the research process and the content of the work itself. In particular, Bhose focuses on how things are historicised, embodied knowledge, and alternate realities.

    http://cargocollective.com/angelibhose

  • Calum Sutherland

    Interdisciplinary Residency March 2018

    Painting and Writing, UK

    Calum Sutherland was born in 1992, Edinburgh, Scotland. He studied Fine Art: Painting and Printmaking at Glasgow School of Art (2009-2013), followed by a postgraduate diploma at The Royal Drawing School (2014-2015). In 2015-2016 he lived in Japan under the Working Holiday Scheme, and began writing for The Japan Times and Artforum. He is based in Glasgow, where he maintains a studio and continues to write.

    http://calumsutherland.co.uk

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  • Maria Howard

    Interdisciplinary Residency March 2018

    Writing, UK

    Maria Howard is a freelance writer and curator based in Glasgow. In her creative writing she explores the connection between place and memory, as well as women’s experience and the feminist critique of language – namely what we talk about when we talk about women.

    http://www.mariahoward.org

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  • Aideen Doran

    Summer Residency 2018

    Aideen Doran was born in Lurgan, Northern Ireland and now lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland. Doran works across moving-image media, installation and exploratory writing. She works primarily with materials already in circulation, exploring possible new meanings for these through processes of appropriation and postproduction. Her works emerge from a quasi-archival process of collecting, ordering and editing moving-image material, images and texts.

    www.adoran.co.uk

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  • Aikaterini Gegisian

    Summer Residency 2018

    Aikaterini Gegisian is an artist of Greek-Armenian heritage that lives and works in the UK. Building on her contribution to the Armenian Pavilion, 56th Venice Biennale (2015 Golden Lion for best national participation), she has over the past two years developed a series of new commissions exploring the role of images in the construction of national and gendered identities, for among others: National Arts Museum of China, Beijing; Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art; BALTIC, Newcastle; Calvert 22 Foundation, London; Kunsthalle Osnabruck; DEPO, Istanbul; Yermilov Centre, Ukraine. She is currently an AHRC Research Fellow at the Library of Congress, Washington DC.

    www.gegisian.com

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  • Elke Finkenauer

    Summer Residency 2018

    Elke Finkenauer (of New Zealand/German descent) is based in Glasgow, and has an MFA from The Glasgow School of Art (2015). Finkenauer received a commendation for her submission to the West Dean Tapestry Commission (2016), was a recipient of the Gilbert Bayes Scholarship whilst at GSA (2015), and was shortlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize (2014). Recent solo-exhibitions include Saturday Safari at Glasgow Project Room  (2017), Approximately Bacon at Old Hairdresser’s Glasgow (2016), Going Spare at Lust and the Apple Midlothian (2015), and escape (!), in association with El Refri, at Govanhill Baths, Glasgow (2015).

    http://elkefinkenauer.com

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  • Emmie McLuskey

    Summer Residency 2018
    Emmie McLuskey is an artist based in Glasgow. She works with other artists to produce collaborative work, this has previously taken the form of publications, events, objects, conversations and exhibitions.
    McLuskey believes the activities we partake in collectively – to publish, to dance, to speak, to make, 
to perform, to research, allow us to examine our relationships to the world and to others. For her, this space can allow us to reimagine and relearn the systems we have a role in, and help us imagine or build realities that might better work for us.

    Currently she is working on projects with Janice Parker, Freya Field Donovan, Jude Browning & Amelia Barratt, Will Holder, Scott Rogers and Collective Gallery.
    In 2017, she was in residence at KW Institute for Contemporary Art and CCA,Glasgow. Recently she has produced exhibitions at Intermedia Gallery CCA and Plymouth Arts Centre with upcoming presentations at Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Glasgow International and PAC Festival, Marseille.

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  • Ima-Abasi Okon

    Summer Residency 2018

    Ima-Abasi Okon lives and works in London. Upcoming projects include FREE.YARD: PRAISE N PAY IT / PULL UP, COME INTO THE RISE, South London Gallery, London, there’s something in the conversation that is more interesting than the finality of (a title), The Showroom, London, The Sonic Cosmologies of Halim El-Dabh in collaboration with Appau Jnr Boakye-Yiadom, 13th Dak’Art Biennale, Dakar, Senegal. She currently works as the Year 1 Leader on the BA Illustration and Visual Media programme at UAL.

    www.imaokon.co.uk

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  • Michael Barr

    Summer Residency 2018

    Michael Barr lives and works in Glasgow. He has degrees in Geography, and Sculpture and Environmental Art. Both inform a practice that often expands quietly into public space, where authorship can become more diffuse and meanings become more negotiable. Recent work includes a six-month period of performative research undertaken at the University of Edinburgh, leading to a solo exhibition as part of Talbot Rice Gallery’s TRG3 programme.

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  • Sophie Cundale

    Summer Residency 2018

    Sophie Cundale (b.1987) works with film and performance. Her work involves collaborative processes of both scripted and improvised acting and depends on the chemistry of constructed situations. Cundale appears as a performer in her own work to varying capacities, from a voice directing action to an exposed and central protagonist. Bodies under the influence of love, loss and heartbreak are the subject of the work. Deploying personal experience, the work considers the systems that control and govern our desire and grief.

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  • Aman Sandhu

    Autumn Residency 2018
    Aman Sandhu is an artist currently based in Glasgow. His practice includes sculpture, drawing and performance and seeks to use improvisational strategies as a catalyst for the unearthing of third-space, collaged histories. Sandhu studied at Glasgow School of Art and Kunstakademie Düsseldorf (Klasse Rita McBride). Sandhu often works in collaboration with artist and curator, Swapnaa Tamhane under the title, August Fröhls. He has exhibited at Celine Gallery, Glasgow; Gardiner Museum, Toronto; Younger than Beyoncé Gallery, Toronto; FOCUS Photography Festival, Mumbai; and presentations of his pedagogical project, ELEFANT at Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach.

    www.amansandhu.net

  • Andrew Black

    Autumn Residency 2018

    Andrew Black’s background is in painting, but for the past couple of years he has been working mostly with video and writing for performance. His practice aims to contribute to a shared, communally-constructed queer imaginary/futurity that parasitises the ‘straight’ everyday, incorporating diverse positionalities and contexts, and is currently focused on expanded ideas of queer identities, friendships and communities in non-metropolitan environments. Organising has an important role in his practice. Black was on the committee at Transmission in Glasgow, 2016-18, during a period of radical change within the institution.

    www.ourandrewoftheflowers.com

  • Clunie Reid

    Autumn Residency 2018

    Clunie Reid is an artist working in print and digital media. She is preoccupied with questions of sexual representation and violence in capitalist culture through strong, ironic and desirous processes of reworking and reactivating imagery. She is interested in modern histories of image- based critique, images and identification, subjectivity and the ongoing function of the feminine in representation.

    www.cluniereid.com

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  • Katie Shannon

    Autumn Residency 2018

    Katie Shannon works across the mediums of drawing , print, sound and video. Previously she has exhibited at ZK/U Berlin, Evelyn Yard London and the Voidoid Archive Glasgow and worked on the programming committee of The Pipe Factory, Glasgow, 2015-18. In tandem with her visual art practice she co-runs record labels ‘So Low’ and ‘Domestic Exile’ and works collaboratively on an on-going club residency with artist France-lise McGurn under the name ‘Daisies’. Playing live within a band also informs her visual work.

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  • Rachel Reupke

    Autumn Residency 2018

    Rachel Reupke is a filmmaker interested in the aesthetic and political stakes of minor affects – with frustration, annoyance and paralysis. She frequently draws upon the tropes of commercial image production to provide a generic model with which to scrutinise the mechanics and subtexts of a particular type of social interaction. Recent solo exhibitions include Kunstlerhaus Stuttgart, Germany; Cubitt Gallery, London and Cell Project Space, London.

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  • Tom Varley

    Autumn Residency 2018

    Tom Varley is an artist working with film, video, text and installation. His artworks explore themes of prediction, prophecy and projection, considering the effects of advanced technology and the internet on human thought, speech and memory. Varley graduated from Glasgow School of Art in 2008 and Goldsmiths in 2017. He served on the Transmission committee between 2010 and 2012. His work has been shown in exhibitions and screenings at venues including, Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum; MUPO Oaxaca; Global Committee New York; Volksbuehne Pavilion Berlin; Tramway Glasgow; Collective Gallery Edinburgh; and ICA London.

    www.tomvarley.net

  • Patrick Errington

    SGSAH Researcher in Residence 2018

    Scottish Graduate School of Arts and Humanities Researcher in Residence 2018

    Patrick Errington is a academic, poet, and translator. A George Buchanan Doctoral Scholar at the University of St Andrews, supervised by Profs John Burnside and Don Paterson, his research explores how creative response composition (homage, imitation, translation) might provide an important  addition to critique as a means of understanding and engaging with poetry.  Patrick’s own poems has been widely published, appearing in Best New Poets, The Cincinnati Review, Boston Review, Oxford Poetry, and elsewhere, and have  won numerous prizes, including the Wigtown, The London Magazine,  the Flambard, and The National Poetry Competitions. His pamphlet, Glean,  was recently published by ignition press, and his French translation of PJ  Harvey’s The Hollow of the Hand was published in 2017 by Éditions l’Âge  d’Homme.

    http://pjerrington.com/

  • Astrid Leeson

    THIStudios Residency Exchange 2018

    Visual Art, UK

    Astrid Leeson’s work explores notions of history and our connections to place. She graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design in 2009 and returned to complete an MFA in Arts & Humanities in 2017. Leeson had a solo exhibition at The Meffan in Forfar in April 2018. She was part of TRIGGER, an ArtworksScotland/Paul Hamlyn Foundation funded research network (2011-13); received the RSA New Contemporaries, Stewart Prize (2010); and was commissioned to make a public artwork for Volvo in Perth (2009). She has also worked on cultural development and widening access programmes in further eduction and heritage organisations.

    http://astridleeson.co.uk/

  • Paula Smolarska

    THIStudios Residency Exchange 2018

    Visual Art, London UK

    Paula Smolarska works across sculpture, installation and text. She is interested in the production of space situated within the interface of the body and the built environment, where imagination completes tactile and visual knowledge. Smolarska graduated with MA in Sculpture from Royal College of Art in 2017. Her exhibitions include When I held you in my arms…, UCA Farnham (2018), Sculpture Project, Camden Art Centre (2017), The Lounger Lover, The Faker, The Ikea Expert, Passen-gers (2016), ECA, Scotland (2016). She is a current artist in residence at PSC, where her text-based work will take on a physical form in Castellon, Spain.

    www.paulasmolarska.com

  • Taha Belal

    CCA Partnership Residency 2018

    Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow Partnership Residency

    Taha Belal lives and works in Cairo, Egypt. His artistic interventions are labour-intensive, delicate and spectral. His works retain roughness and errors: smudges, scratches, dirt and fingerprints on items passed through many hands. He works with common, mass-produced, disposable objects, highlighting their construction in a formal investigation of the language and images exchanged in our daily life.

    His work has featured in exhibitions at MATHAF – Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha; MKG – Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany and Tartu Art Museum, Tartu, Estonia. He has exhibited at Haines Gallery and Southern Exposure in San Francisco, U.S.A. In Egypt, he has shown his work at Townhouse Gallery and Nile Sunset Annex (which Belal, Jenifer Evans and Hady Aboukamar founded). Nile Sunset Annex is an evolving artist-run production and dispersion outfit for contemporary art.

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  • Eve Fowler

    DCA Partnership Residency 2018

    Dundee Contemporary Art Partnership Residency 2018

    Eve Fowler (b. in 1964, Philadelphia, USA) currently lives and works in Los Angeles. Fowler is one of the most significant artists of her generation, having exhibited widely over the past two decades in the US. Her work uses art and language to disrupt and unsettle the dominant power structures that control much of the world around us. Fowler was in residence at Hospitalfield to develop work for a solo exhibition at Dundee Contemporary Art, which is the first major European exhibition of her work.

    Fowler organises Artist Curated Projects in Los Angeles. She has staged recent solo exhibitions at Participant Inc, New York; Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland; Mier Gallery, Los Angeles and at Artspace, Sydney. Her work was included in Sites of Reason: A Selection of Recent Acquisitions at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and in the Manifest Destiny billboard project, organized by LAND in 2014. Her book Anyone Telling Anything Is Telling That Thing was published by Printed Matter in September of 2013. Her second book, Hustlers, was published in May of 2014 by Capricious Publishing. Fowler’s work is included collections such as The Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Museum of Modern Art, San Fransisco; and The Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.

     

     

  • Marie Jacotey

    New Contemporaries Resident 2018

    Marie Jacotey is a London-based artist who graduated with an MA in Printmaking from the Royal College of Art, London in 2013 after completing a DNSAD in 2011 from École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, Paris. Jacotey’s work draws inspiration from the gathering of people together, the expression of emotions in their many and varied interactions and the contexts and details in which these engagements take place – architecture, landscape, or place; picking out wallpaper, furniture, clothes, and zooming in further to detail pattern, patina, texture… Her works – though insistently manual in their making (paintings on plaster and dust sheets, pencil drawings, sewing and fabric) – make use of perspectives that reference the world of cinema and slow-mo, the photographer’s point and shoot, identifying an artist who has come of age in the smartphone world with its prevalent verbs – zoom, scroll, tap, drag, swipe etc. Recent solo exhibitions include those at Hannah Barry Gallery, London (October 2017 as well as 2015 and 2014), McQueen Project Space, London (2016), Francis Carrette Galerie, Brussels (2016), Robert Blumenthal Gallery, Hamptons, NY (2015), Heike Moras Art, London (2015), and Galerie du CROUS, Paris (2013). In 2014, her work was included in Bloomberg New Contemporaries (ICA, London, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool and Newlyn Art Gallery, Cornwall). Recent group exhibitions include: Architectural ethnography, Japan Pavilion of Venice Biennale (2018); Watery, fluid, Cloud cuckoo land (2018); You see me like a UFO, Marcelle Joseph Project, Ascot (2017); Walled garden in an insane Eden, Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome (2017); Rhythm and depiction, Center for Recent Drawing, London (2016); PLAYROOM, Union Club Studios, London (2016); What’s the meaning of a goldfish, Tatjana Pieters Gallery, Ghent, Belgium (2015); She came to stay, Rook and Raven Gallery, London (2015); East London Painting Prize, Rum Factory, London (2015); Salon de Montrouge, Paris (2015); Drawing now, Carreau du Temple (2015). In 2018, Jacotey was commissioned by Art on the Underground to design the new night tube map cover for tfl, out in May 2018, and, in 2015, by Granby Workshop to make a set of limited edition digital prints for its shop. Granby Workshop is Assemble’s Turner Prize-winning community-rebuilding project in Liverpool. Her work can be found in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. Jacotey is represented by Hannah Barry Gallery, London.

  • Alice Wadkin

    Graduate Residency 2018

    Alice Wadkin’s practice is primarily led by research into a specific site or community. She considers the face-to-face encounter to be the most distinguishable form of inter-human communication, and her research frequently involves holding discussion workshops or action groups. The work Wadkin makes in response to these conversations often takes the form of a written piece or social installation, such as a theatrical set or staged performance. At present her research is focusing on Pedagogical Support Structures, in particular rethinking transitions for students moving from Higher Education into the world of work and sustaining their own artistic practice. She graduated from BA Fine Art at Duncan of Jordanstone College or Art & Design, Dundee in 2017.

     

     

  • Catriona Beckett

    Graduate Residency 2018

    Catriona Beckett works in sound, video, animation, sculpture and painting, fusing these mediums to create installations, which suggest visions of new landscapes and unseen architectural forms. The outcome is not a fixed presentation, but rather is a space which can be co-authored by the viewer. Therefore, the pieces exist by re-generating imaginatively within the space. This participatory element of her work is carried over to other aspects of her practice. As well as independent works, Beckett collaborates with other artists on sound projects, performance projects and curating exhibitions. She graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design in Dundee with a BA Art & Philosophy in 2018.

    https://catrionabeckett.cargocollective.com/

  • Flora deBechi

    Graduate Residency 2018

    Flora deBechi’s work is concerned with the potential of raw materials from microcosm to macrocosm in differing states of flux. She predominantly works using light and carbon, spanning across sculpture, video, sound, and installation. She is interested in the process of understanding and observing elemental change; from our relationship with the intangible to experiences in our everyday lives. Light and carbon are regarded for their purifying qualities, but paradoxically provide a black deposit, which we perceive as impure. It is this ‘black deposit’ which has been the inspiration for recent pieces drawing on concepts of transference and energy production and use. She graduated from Master of Letters in Fine Art Practice-Sculpture Glasgow School of Art in 2018.

    https://cargocollective.com/floradebechi 

     

  • Flora Hunt

    Graduate Residency 2018

    Flora Hunt is a recent graduate of the Sculpture and Environmental Art course at the Glasgow School of Art. Her practice considers the ways we think about our bodies as lived objects, in relation to history and the idea of ancestors. She creates interactive sculptural props and sets to stage imagined rituals and folkloric narratives exploring the squishy, slippery, heavy, poetic, ecstatic experiences of living in a body. She was recently shortlisted for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018, and is currently working on a new commission for Embassy Gallery in Edinburgh, opening in July 2018. She is based in Glasgow.

    www.florahunt.co.uk

  • Jonny Walker

    Graduate Residency 2018

    Jonny Walker is an artist based in Glasgow whose work is concerned with the nature of technological matter and its interactions with other objects. Working primarily with electronics, sculpture and performance he builds schizophrenic representations of mechanical processes which seek to explore the boundaries and relations between body, machine and object. He graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone in 2017 and exhibited within They Had Four Years at Generator, Dundee in 2018.

    http://jonnywalker.studio 

  • Karen Maxted

    Graduate Residency 2018

    Karen Maxted completed a BA Combined Studies at Edinburgh College of Art in 2018 and also has an undergraduate degree in Urban and Rural Planning from Heriot Watt University, 2006. Her work is held in the University of Edinburgh collection and the  NHS Lothian collection.  This year she has exhibited at Summerhall, Edinburgh and presented a solo exhibition with the National Trust in Ayrshire.

    http://www.karenmaxted.com

  • Katariina Yli-Malmi

    Graduate Residency 2018

    Katariina Yli-Malmi (b. 1991, Lahti, Finland) lives and works in Edinburgh, having recently received her undergraduate degree in Fine Art from Edinburgh College of Art. Katariina has exhibited work internationally, developing her practice through collaborations in both self-organised and editorial contexts. She is a committee member of Mutual, a new artist-run studio co-operative. At the heart of her involvement lay the co-operative values of mutual aid, self-organisation and solidarity. Katariina’s art practice is realised through lens-based media, publication and movement practices as well as participatory workshops and discussions, exploring feminism, authority and the relationship between the artist and the audience.

    https://www.instagram.com/katariinaylimalmi/

  • Lise Olsen

    Graduate Residency 2018

    Lise Olsen is a responsive artist who works in-between a sphere of space and the sonic. Her research focuses on the ‘in-between’ experiences of immersive soundscapes and embraces uncertainty. Olsen graduated in 2017 from the University of Dundee with an MFA in Art, Society & Publics. She has collaborated on several community projects since graduating. Her work involves facilitating sound walking experiences to create fragmented realities. Presentation of her sound work includes site-specific installations, exhibitions, and radio broadcasts.

    https://liseolsengenerates.com/

  • Marcus Alexander Murison

    Graduate Residency 2018

    Marcus Alexander Murison graduated from Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen in 2018. In 2017 he was awarded the Carnegie Trust’s Vacation Scholarship for travel to Norway and Denmark. His practice is concerned with the overlooked and unacknowledged objects and situations that occur in our everyday urban environment.

    http://marcusmurison.co.uk

  • Oona Wilkinson

    Graduate Residency 2018

    Oona Wilkinson (b.1995) is a visual artist working with sculpture, photography and installation based in London. In 2017 she graduated from Sculpture and Environmental Art from Glasgow School of Art. Her debut solo exhibition was Bald Heads Burn Quickly, The Artschool, Glasgow (2016) and selected group exhibitions include PC4PC, 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning, London (2017); Fallen Arches, The Tontine, Glasgow (2017) and Not Heavy just awkward, New Glasgow Society, Glasgow (2017).

    http://www.oonawilkinson.co.uk

  • Suzie Eggins

    Graduate Residency 2018

    Suzie Eggins is a visual artist living in Inverness. She completed a BA (Hons) Fine Art at Moray School of Art, Elgin in 2018. Recognising the limitations of previous personal attempts at holistic, environmental and ecologically focused activity has inspired her to embark upon an ongoing creative project called Many Ways to Be an Ecologist, exploring an alternative ecological arts practice to test what being ecological means in an increasingly complex world.

  • Tinja Ruusuvuori

    Graduate Residency 2018

    Tinja Ruusuvuori is a visual artist and film director working in Glasgow. Her work incorporates ready-made and self-made objects, text and photography as well as video work, including more produced documentary films. Originally from Helsinki, Finland, Ruusuvuori graduated from The Glasgow School of Art in September 2018 as a Master of Letters in Fine Art Practice. In her practice she tends to find humor in giving a mundane thing a far-fetched and exaggerated meaning.

  • Kazuya Takagawa

    Japan Residency Exchange 2018

    Kazuya Takagawa is an artist based in Tokyo, Japan. His work often refers to western psychology as well as Japanese society, asking “How you can understand others?; How can you understand other people’s pain?”. He works with performances to camera after setting up for group interaction and reflection. He has exhibited Consensus, 2014, as part of Socially Engaged Art at 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo, 2014 and Ask The Self at Tokyo Wonder Site Hongo, Tokyo in 2017.

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  • Natsumi Aoyagi

    Japan Residency Exchange 2018

    Natsumi Aoyagi studied at Tokyo University of the Arts and lives in Tokyo. Observing the growth processes of everything from certain insects to familiar people, to plants and to landscapes is at the heart of her work. She aims to incorporate expressive elements, creating the illusion that things appear just as she, the artist, sees them. Some of her processes emulate educational research and observation that would be used by a school pupil to show their investigations into a chosen subject; the artist also includes elements of her own life. Aoyagi is also a Manga writer. Her recent solo exhibitions include Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions 2018; Fuji Diary, NADiff Gallery, Tokyo, 2016; and Incubation Diary 2011, 2014-2016, NTT Intercommunication Center [ICC], Tokyo, 2016.

    http://datsuo.com/

  • Sarah Rose

    Meander Residency 2018

    Sarah Rose is an artist based in Glasgow. Rose considers the histories, present realities and future potentialities of undocumented communication exchanges. She is interested in the stories that emerge through speech involving processes of translation, abstraction, mutation and transformation. Recent exhibitions include NOW, Scottish Museum of Modern Art (2017) , Lilt Twang Tremor, Centre for Contemporary Art Glasgow (2017), Stem, Baltic 39, Newcastle (2017), Difficult Mothers, SWG3 (2016).

  • Anna Zaluczkowska

    Interdisciplinary Residency May 2018

    Screenwriting, transmedia/multi-platform, UK

    Anna Zaluczkowska is head of screenwriting at the Northern film School and is an award-winning filmmaker and writer. She has had works screened at film festivals, on television, in museums and at live events. She continues to work as a screenwriter and her current interests centre round writing for transmedia and multi-platform production. As well as making transmedia productions, Zaluczkowska has been studying the practices and processes of large and small transmedia companies and the effects these have on their storytelling practices. Zaluczkowska regularly collaborates with other writers and artists.

  • Benjamin Davis

    Interdisciplinary Residency May 2018

    Interdisciplinary Visual Arts Practice, Canada

    English-born visual artist Ben Davis has taught and exhibited widely. His work resides in collections in Canada, England, USA, Botswana, and Australia. Since moving to Canada in 2008, Davis has taught at Brandon University, where he is Adjunct Professor in the Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art. The study of land underpins much of Davis’ work, its many forms and the multiple ways it may be understood. Through an interdisciplinary, often collaborative, research practice, he explores and responds to the physical and socially-constructed terrain of a location. Davis has been awarded two Banff Residencies and has won multiple grants.

     

  • Eleanor McCullough

    Interdisciplinary Residency May 2018

    Printmaking – Solo Printmaking Place during Interdisciplinary Residency, UK

    At the heart of McCullough’s practice lies the problematic of ‘originality’ and the status of the copy in our image-saturated culture of excess. She engages with a variety of media including printmaking, casting, and digital media to challenge the ‘problem’ of the copy-as-a-work-of-art, prove the creative potential of multiplicity, and propose the inadequacy of the dominant discourse of originality. Since graduating, she is a studio holder with WASPS in Edinburgh funded by the Artists’ Collecting Society residency award. She is a member of Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop and Edinburgh Printmakers.

    http://www.eleanormccullough.com

     

  • Heather Sincavage

    Interdisciplinary Residency May 2018

    Performance Art, USA

    Heather Sincavage is an interdisciplinary artist using drawing, sculpture, installation and performance as part of her studio practice. She received her BFA from Tyler School of Art, Temple University and her MFA from University of Washington. She has exhibited both nationally and internationally in over 40 solo and group exhibitions. She was a fellow at Can Serrat International Art Center, Spain; Arteles Creative Center, Finland; Artix Creative Espacio, Spain, and Vermont Studio Center. She has also attended the NES Artist Residency, Iceland and SIM Artist Residency, Iceland. In 2015, she was a Fulbright Scholar finalist to Lithuania.

    www.heathersincavage.com

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  • Janine Soper

    Interdisciplinary Residency May 2018

    Architecture, USA

    Janine Soper is a Brooklyn-based architectural designer originally from Massachusetts. She received her Master of Architecture degree from the Rhode Island School of Design and has worked on design competitions, residential, cultural, and institutional projects in New York architecture offices. She volunteers for the Cape Cod Modern House Trust. In 2017, she was an architecture fellow at the Omi International Arts Center. She is a founding partner of Collected Matters, a research-based architectural design studio.

  • Linda Rae Dornan

    Interdisciplinary Residency May 2018

    Video, Performance, Installation, Bookworks, Canada

    Linda Rae Dornan’s art practice is performative and interdisciplinary, inclusive of video, installation, performance, sound and writing. Each feeds into the other exploring how we speak/communicate and connect to each other and the land around us through voice and body, language and place. She has won the Strathbutler Award, the Linda Joy Award, has been the recipient of many grants and has shown/screened her work across North and South America, China and Europe. She lives in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada beside the Bay of Fundy.

    www.lindaraedornan.ca

  • Meg Peacocke

    Interdisciplinary Residency May 2018

    Poetry, UK

    Born into a musical family in 1930, Peacocke read English at Oxford and spent most of her time on music (singing, playing the oboe.) She taught and travelled, continuing to teach after having a family of four children. Work for the Samaritans led to studying counselling in 1980. Following this Peacocke kept a smallholding in the high Pennines, living self-sufficiently as far as possible. She started to publish poetry in 1995 alongside working as a freelance counsellor and running workshops. She received a Cholmondeley Award in 2005 and recorded poems for the Poetry Archive in 2015. In 2010 she left the farm and now lives in Barnard Castle in County Durham.

    www.claresambrook.com/meg-peacocke/bio.html

  • Nick Cole-Hamilton

    Interdisciplinary Residency May 2018

    Linear and non-linear audio design, UK

    Cole-Hamilton is a recent graduate with distinction of a Sound Design MSc at Edinburgh University. Although this was an audio focused masters he also explored and experimented with game development, and video content creation, not shying away from the visual arts. Cole-Hamilton grew up in a coastal village in Fife. This instilled a love for the wild, craggy coastlines and rolling farmlands of the region, and he believes this is something which comes through in his audio work. Crashing waves, crying gulls and whistling winds combine with the dry crackling leaves under foot and fires in the hearth.

    https://betterrunaudio.com/

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  • Orlaith Treacy

    Interdisciplinary Residency May 2018

    Visual Art- Curating & Producing, Ireland

    Orlaith Treacy is an independent curator and a project producer, working with Callan Workhouse Union, a developing facility and commissioning agency for visual art, architecture and design, since January 2016. Orlaith programmed and produced the festival arts programme, Inhabitants, in Callan in 2016 and 2017 with Trasna Productions. She completed a Masters in Curating Contemporary Art with Limerick School of Art and Design as Limerick National City of Culture 2014 scholar. She was Assistant Curator with Askeaton Contemporary Arts during Welcome to the Neighbourhood 2014. Orlaith was Director of Occupy Space from 2012-2014, a visual art organisation based in Limerick.

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  • Sophie Cunningham

    Interdisciplinary Residency May 2018

    Conceptual art, Exhibition Production and Arts Education, UK

    Originally from the West Midlands, Cunningham developed and formed her art practice at Glasgow School of Art. In 2015 she was awarded the Royal Scottish Academy’s John Kinross Scholarship, where she travelled to Florence to make artwork, which was later exhibited in The Grace Cark Fyffe Gallery for solo exhibition The Flood. Since moving to London in 2016 she worked on various TV and film productions using her skills as an artist to produce sets. In 2017 she progressed to managing artist-run gallery Shotgun Studios, where she produced and curated group exhibition Strange Lands, among other events.

    www.sophiecunningham.co.uk

  • Suchitra Choudhury

    Interdisciplinary Residency May 2018

    English Literature, Textile and Design History, UK

    Originally from Delhi, Suchitra Choudhury is an independent design historian and literary critic. She completed her Ph.D. in English literature from the University of Glasgow, where she researched British imperialism and nineteenth-century literature. Choudhury has published articles in academic journals. Currently, she is engaged in writing a monograph on how writers such as Wilkie Collins, William Thackeray and Walter Scott view Cashmere and Paisley shawls in their writing. Her research explores the often overlooked links between industry, art and literature, and the ways in which original artefacts compare with imitation objects.

  • Cinzia Mutigli

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2018

    Visual Artist, Wales UK

    Mutigli is a Cardiff-based visual artist who writes texts and performs live and recorded spoken word with printed and projected imagery. Recent projects include a commission for CCQ Magazine; I always skip it performance, Elysium Gallery, Swansea and Language Lab research mini-residency at Three Doors Up, Cardiff. In 2018, she will participate in Voice Summer School, Can Serrat, Spain. She collaborates with Freya Dooley combining cultural commentary with semi-autobiography. They are currently developing work about the structures and sexual politics of soap operas. Projects include On Record, Cardiff Contemporary 2014 and Talk Pretending, CAB, Cardiff 2017.

    www.cinziamutigli.com

  • Eleonora Belfiore

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2018

    Writing (academic) and Education (teaching and research), UK

    Belfiore is Professor of Communication and Media Studies at Loughborough University. She has published extensively on the role of the ‘social impact’ of the arts in British cultural policy discourses, including for Palgrave The Social Impact of the Arts: An intellectual history (with Oliver Bennett, 2008) and co-edited Humanities in the Twenty-First Century: Beyond Utility and Markets (2013). More recently, her research has focused on cultural value and participation: she co-led the Warwick Commission on the Future of Cultural Value, and co-authored its 2015 report. She is researching, with Fun Palaces, community activation through self-provision of opportunities for cultural participation.

    http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/socialsciences/staff/eleonora-belfiore/

  • Erika DeFreitas

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2018

    Visual Art, Canada

    Scarborough-based multi-disciplinary, conceptual artist Erika DeFreitas explores the influence of language, loss, and culture on the formation of identity through public interventions, textile-based works, and performative actions that are photographed, placing an emphasis on process, gesture, and documentation. DeFreitas has shown nationally and internationally. In 2016, DeFreitas was a Toronto Friends of Visual Arts Award finalist as well as the 2016 Recipient of the John Hartman Award. She was a 2017 nominee for the Sobey Award. DeFreitas is a graduate of the Masters of Visual Studies Program at the University of Toronto.

    www.erikadefreitas.com

  • Flavia Ribeiro

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2018

    Visual Artist, Brazil

    Ribeiro was born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1954. Her non-traditional education came about through her close work alongside artists, as a student and assistant, since the age of sixteen. She attended the Slade School in London, 1978-80, in a non-diploma graduate program in printmaking. Currently, her work is regularly exhibited and contemplates sculpture, printmaking, installation and photography. Drawing is a fundamental tool in her process. One of the awards she received was at XX Bienal de São Paulo, in 1989. Ribeiro’s sculptures deal with the plastic and symbolic possibilities of matter.

  • Isabella Mazzanti

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2018

    Illustration, Italy

    Mazzanti is a freelance illustrator based in Rome. She has broad experience working as art director, concept artist, illustrator and comic book artist in Italy, USA and France. She graduated in Chinese language and culture, and lived in China for one year where she studied in numerous art institutes and fine art academies. She attended specialised courses for publishing illustration in Milan, Florence and Macerata where she perfected her knowledge and developed a broad professional network. She loves taking long walks, drawing in her Moleskine and reading ghost stories with her cat Petronilla.

    https://www.behance.net/isabancewicz

  • Joe Etchell

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2018

    Sculpture and Intermedia, Scotland

    Joe Etchell is an artist, fabricator, curator and technician currently working at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop. His work spans sculpture, performance, digital media and moving image and explores technological development, economics and their effects on society as a whole. He graduated with a First Class BA (hons) Sculpture from Edinburgh College of Art in 2012. He was a director of the Embassy Gallery, 2012 – 2014, and has exhibited across the UK. He regularly teaches on the education programme at ESW and has delivered lectures as part of the professional development programme for Embassy Gallery at Edinburgh College of Art. In 2013, Etchell was awarded the Edinburgh Visual Artist Award and, in 2012, the Helen A. Rose Bequest.

    https://www.joeetchell.com/

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  • Lesley Logue

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2018

    Printmaking – Solo Printmaking Place during Interdisciplinary Residency, UK

    Logue is an artist based in Scotland, working from her studio in West Lothian, specialising in printmaking and sculpture. She has over twenty years experience as an art educator, working across both fine art and design practice. From 2008 to 2016, she served on the Board as Vice Chair at Edinburgh Printmakers. She has exhibited nationally and internationally. Solo exhibitions include Wild Lament, which was shown at the Foyer Gallery, Aberdeen in 2012. Group exhibitions include Reflective Histories: Contemporary Art Interventions at Traquair, 2012 and Contemporary British Printmaking at the Browson Gallery, New York, 2005.

    http://lesleylogue.com

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  • Marco Giordano

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2018

    Visual Art, Scotland

    Marco Giordano (Turin, 1988) lives and works in Glasgow. Solo exhibitions include Pathetic Fallacy, il Colorificio, Milan in 2017, Self-Fulling- Ego Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh in 2017, Asnatureintended Frutta gallery, Rome in 2016. Group show include I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice cream Fondazione Baruchello, Rome in 2017, The gap between the fridge and the cooker The Modern Institute, Glasgow in 2017.

    www.giordanomarco.com

  • Uta Koslik

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2018

    Drawing and Painting, Germany 

    Uta Koslik graduated in 2006 with her first degree before gaining her Meisterschüler in Fine Art at Academy of Visual Arts (HGB) in Leipzig. She had a lectureship for two years in the Department of Painting & Graphic Arts, Academy of Visual Arts. Her work has been shown in national and international exhibitions, including: WAY TO SEVEN Spinnerei, Leipzig; GOGOGO Galerie Bridged Stern, Hamburg; KLASSENTREFFEN Kunsthalle Sparkasse, Leipzig; and DIESES JAHR Alabama, Sir Leipzig. In 2016 Koslik exhibited in the show Something about breaking limbs of statues at GENERATORprojects in Dundee. She has a forthcoming group exhibition Follow the line in Kunsthalle Sparkasse, Leipzig in 2018.

    www.utakoslik.org

  • Chris Alton

    Interdisciplinary Residency November 2018

    Visual Artist, UK

    Alton is an artist and curator, whose practice spans; documentary film, music videos, online interventions, clothing, disruptive design, live events and exhibitions. Whether deploying disco music in opposition to fascism or playing table tennis in competition with aggressive architecture, his work addresses an array of interwoven socio-political phenomena. His practice is research led and often interrogates symbolic manifestations of power, such as; coats of arms, Latin mottos, corporate identities, mythological weaponry and national flags. He works to destabilise or subvert their logic, revealing and undermining their shaky foundations through humour and play.

    www.chrisalton.com

  • Eddy Dreadnought

    Interdisciplinary Residency November 2018

    Visual art, writing, UK

    Dreadnought is a visual artist working in Sheffield. His work uses drawing, writing, performance, video, found object sculpture, and significant research. It is preoccupied with horizontal structure, as opposed to the hierarchical vertical. It aims to raise questions about life – open questions posed in a poetic way. While a psychiatrist he completed a part-time BA (Hons) in Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam University, graduating with a first in 2000. He became a full-time artist in 2010, after an MA in Contemporary Fine Art Practice, and has subsequently exhibited and performed in a wide variety of settings.

    http://eddydreadnought.tumblr.com

  • Landon M. Perkins

    Interdisciplinary Residency November 2018

    Printmaking – Solo Printmaking Place during Interdisciplinary Residency, USA

    Landon M. Perkins is an interdisciplinary artist originally from the quiet suburbs of Tallahassee, Florida. Perkins earned his MFA degree in Printmaking from Syracuse University in 2017 and his BFA degree in Studio Art from Florida State University in 2014. Perkins currently works as a full-time Art Preparator at the Everson Museum in Syracuse, NY, and has artwork in various collections in the United States, Australia, Belgium, and the United Kingdom.

    http://www.landonmperkins.com

  • Linda Duvall

    Interdisciplinary Residency November 2018

    Video, Performance, Canada

    Linda Duvall is a Canadian visual artist whose work exists at the intersection of collaboration, performance and conversation. Her hybrid practice addresses recurring themes of connection to place, grief and loss, and the many meanings of exclusion and absence. Duvall has completed degrees in Sociology and English (Carleton University) and Visual Arts (OCAD University, University of Michigan and Transart Institute) and is currently a Professional Affiliate at University of Saskatchewan. Her work has been exhibited locally, nationally and internationally, including exhibitions in Guatemala, Ireland, Barcelona, Slovenia, Berlin, London and across Canada.

    http://www.lindaduvall.ca

  • Luke Pell

    Interdisciplinary Residency November 2018

    Choreography and performance, Scotland

    Luke Pell is an artist based in Edinburgh, Scotland – a maker, curator, dramaturg – who collaborates with people and places, imagining alternative contexts for performance, participation and discourse that might reveal wisdoms for living. Working with words and movements – words as movements – to draw together seemingly unrelated constellations of bodies and thought their practice takes form as intimate encounters – poetic objects, installations, performances and designed environments – choreographies in print and in person. His curatorial and participatory projects create spaces for artists and experts from different fields and realities to gather to explore relationships between words and movement, periphery and community.

    http://lukepell.org

  • Matthew Seji Burns

    Interdisciplinary Residency November 2018

    Interactive Fiction, USA

    Matthew Seji Burns is a writer, composer, and video game designer based in Seattle. He writes stories, dialogue, and music for video games for a living, and also creates personal creative work including narrative-driven games, music, and cultural criticism. His interactive short story The Writer Will Do Something, co-written with Tom Bissell, was exhibited at the WordPlay Showcase in Toronto and received an Honorable Mention for Narrative at the 2016 Independent Games Festival. Some of his other writing has appeared in The Toast, Kotaku, and ZEAL.

    http://www.magicalwasteland.com

  • Sharon Sekhon

    Interdisciplinary Residency November 2018

    History, USA

    Sekhon is a Southern California based cultural historian. She uses art as a vehicle for sharing history. In 2006, she founded the nonprofit organization the Studio for Southern California History and has collaborated with many different groups in order to document and share the social history of Southern California in order to foster sense of place.

    http://www.lahistoryarchive.org

  • Siuán Ní Dhochartaigh

    Interdisciplinary Residency November 2018

    Visual Art, Ireland

    Siuán Ní­ Dhochartaigh recently graduated from the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, with a First Class Joint Honours in Fine Art and Visual Culture. Her degree showcase, which focused on the archives of Gallery 287, was critically acclaimed and earned her the highest grade in her class. Siuán continues to live and work in Dublin city, she has a studio-based, research-driven practice involving writing, video works, and performative engagements.

    http://287gallery.wixsite.com/287gallery

  • Skye Renee Foley

    Interdisciplinary Residency November 2018

    DIY, Spoken word and performance, UK

    Skye Renee Foley recently joined the weirdo DIY band Fallope & The Tubes to perform alongside them as a guest spoken word artist with post-punk undertones. She is an activist and advocate for gender identity discussions, attending national consensuses through Transgender Alliance to discuss and contribute to recognising transgender and non-binary requirements and status within current systems. She regards herself as a voice and an ally for people that identify as non-binary, transgender, genderqueer, gender non-conformist and/or intersex.

    http://fallopeandthetubes.hotglue.me/

  • Tegan L. Smith

    Interdisciplinary Residency November 2018

    Artist, Canada

    Tegan L. Smith works across art disciplines in projects that have measurement and vibrant stuff in common.  Smith has exhibited work across Canada and in Italy, USA and Japan. She has a BFA from the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon and MFA from York University, Toronto. She participates in artist-run organisations and community events.

    http://tegansmithca.wordpress.com