Residents / Interdisciplinary Residency August 2018

Selectors: Cara Ellison, games journalist and developer; and Jenni Fagan, novelist and poet.

  • 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 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.

    https://www.behance.net/isabancewicz

  • 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.

    https://www.joeetchell.com/

  • 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.

    http://lesleylogue.com

  • 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)

    www.giordanomarco.com

  • 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.

    www.utakoslik.org