Residents / 2018

  • 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, Anna has been studying the practices and processes of large and small transmedia companies and the effects these have on their storytelling practices. Anna regularly collaborates with other writers and artists.

  • Benjamin Davis

    Interdisciplinary Residency May 2018

    Interdisciplinary visual arts practice (drawing, painting, video, and installation), 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’s 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. Funds from this award have also gone towards a membership with ESW and Edinburgh Printmakers.


  • 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.

  • 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, listening, language, embodied text, place, memory and being. She has won the Strathbutler Award, the Linda Joy Award, has been the recipient of many grants and has shown/screened her work across Canada, the United States, and in South America, China and Europe. She lives in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada beside the Bay of Fundy.


  • Meg Peacocke

    Interdisciplinary Residency May 2018

    Poetry, UK

    Born 1930 into a musical family; her father was an educationalist and freelance writer. Boarding school; read English at Oxford, though she spent most of her time on music (singing, playing the oboe.) Taught and travelled; married 1949; four children; continued part-time teaching. Work for the Samaritans led to studying counselling in 1980. When the children had left home, she left also; kept a smallholding in the high Pennines, living self-sufficiently as far as possible. Started to publish poetry; supplemented her income with freelance counselling, running workshops and giving readings of her own work. Left the farm in 2010.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Sophie Cunningham

    Interdisciplinary Residency May 2018

    Conceptual art and gallery manager, 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.

  • Suchitra Choudhury

    Interdisciplinary Residency May 2018

    English Literature, Textile and Design History, UK

    Suchitra Choudhury gained her PhD in English literature from the University of Glasgow. Currently she is occupied with writing a monograph on the representation of Cashmere and Paisley shawls in British literature.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 several years of experience in the art field, working as art director, concept artist, illustrator and comic book artist for 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 specialized 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.

  • Joe Etchell

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2018

    Sculpture and Intermedia, Scotland

    Joe Etchell is an artist, technician and fabricator who is currently based at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop. Graduating with a First Class BA (hons) in Sculpture from ECA in 2012 he has been involved with numerous art institutions in Edinburgh and beyond. He served as a committee member and director of the Embassy Gallery from 2012 to 2014 and has shown works across Scotland and the UK.

  • Julia Griffin

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2018

    Dance/Video, UK

    A graduate from Middlesex University (1988) with a BA (Hons) in Performing Arts, a Special Certificate in Choreography and Performance from LCDS (1989) and an MA in Media Arts from MIRIAD (2003). Griffin has worked with dance companies, artists, musicians and photographers. She worked in the UK and Europe with Gestures Dance Company, Sensa Tempo, Manuel Vason, Voidance Co, Fallen Angels Dance Theatre, Marina Abramovich, Common Ground Sign Dance Theatre, Joan Jonas, Black Grape, Tosh and Lisa Ryan-Carter, The Beautiful South, Stephen Petronio, Emilyn Claid, David Massingham, Earl Lloyd Hepburn, Siobhan Davies, Penny Arcade, Julie Tolentino, Katherine Dawson, Igloo, Louise Wilson.

  • 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.

  • 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,(2017) “Self-Fulling- Ego” Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh, (2017) “Asnatureintended” Frutta gallery, Rome (2016). Group show include “I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice cream” Fondazione Baruchello, Rome, (2017) “The gap between the fridge and the cooker” The modern institute, Glasgow (2017)

  • Olivia Jones

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2018

    Sculpture, writing and sound, UK

    Jones is a multidisciplinary artist, currently based in Glasgow. Her practice is expansive and far reaching, utilising an array of different materials and concepts. Currently, she is concerned with using poetry as a methodological and research device to produce sculpture. Her position, as working as an artist and single mother, is important as an exploration of subjectivity, interuption and the body. Georges Bataille’s Formless and Donna Haraway’s Cyborg Manifesto have underpinned her practice and serve as a key texts in enquiry and production of work.

  • Uta Koslik

    Interdisciplinary Residency August 2018

    Drawing and Painting, Germany

    Uta Koslik graduated 2006 with diploma, afterwards she gained 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 is shown in national, international exhibitions, recent exhibitions include: WAY TO SEVEN Spinnerei Leipzig, GOGOGO Galerie Bridged Stern Hamburg, KLASSENTREFFEN Kunsthalle Sparkasse Leipzig, DIESES JAHR Alabama, Sir Leipzig. Koslik exhibited 2016 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.

  • 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.

  • 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, but 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 subsequently exhibited and performed in a wide variety of settings.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Luke Pell

    Interdisciplinary Residency November 2018

    Choreography and performance (maker, curator, dramaturg), Scotland

    Fascinated by detail, nuances of time, texture, memory and landscape Luke Pell is a maker, curator and dramaturg, who collaborates with other artists and organisations imagining alternative contexts for performance, participation and discourse that might reveal wisdoms for living. Noticing threads that weave between people and place his artistic projects take form as intimate encounters, poetic objects, installations and designed environments – choreographies – for physical and digital spaces. 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.

  • 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 appeared in The Toast, Kotaku, and ZEAL.

  • 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.

  • Siún Ní Dhochartaigh

    Interdisciplinary Residency November 2018

    Visual Art, Ireland

    Siún 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 graduating class. Siún continues to live and work in Dublin city, she has a studio-based, research-driven practice involving writing, video works, and performative engagements

  • 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.

  • 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 organizations and community events.