Residents / Interdisciplinary Residency March 2017

Selectors: Jude Barber, Architect-Director, Collective Architecture; Janine Matheson, Creative Producer, Visual Artist and Executive Director of Creative Edinburgh; Nuno Sacramento, Director, Peacock Visual Arts

  • 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.