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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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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.

  • 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.