Residents / Interdisciplinary Residency March 2020

16-22 March 2020

  • Grace Maran

    Interdisciplinary Residency March 2020

    Grace Maran is an artist from Edinburgh. She has a BA (Hons) degree in Drawing and Painting from Edinburgh College of Art and Grace now focuses on large scale paintings of figurative subjects often composed with still life.

    Grace’s painting ‘Girl with Yellow Flowers’ was selected for the final of the Scottish Portrait Awards 2019, and her painting ‘Two Girls’ was awarded an ANGUSalive Purchase Prize 2018 and is now in the Angus Fine Art Collection.

    In this residency she will be working on a series of paintings that depict a semi fictitious ancient culture through the perspective of archeology and its documentation.

  • Kirsteen Macdonald

    Interdisciplinary Residency March 2020

    Kirsteen Macdonald is co-founder of the co-operative Chapter Thirteen and recently completed her doctoral research at the Glasgow School of Art. Recent work as an independent curator includes: What’s Love Got To Do With It? at Galerie Art-Cade, Marseille, France (2018); Art & Work for PARSE journal, Gothenburg, Sweden (2018-20); the group exhibition Who’s Counting? at Chapter Thirteen, Glasgow (April – May 2020); and a solo show by Chikako Yamashiro for Dundee Contemporary Arts (August – December 2020). Since 2011 she has developed discursive platforms including Framework (2011 – 2015) and the peer-learning project Curatorial Studio (2015 – 2020). She previously worked with Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art (2009-12), Timespan in Helmsdale (2010-12), was Lecturer in Design, History & Theory at the Glasgow School of Art (2014 – 2018) and director of The Changing Room gallery in Stirling (2001 – 2009).

  • Nicola Baldwin

    Interdisciplinary Residency March 2020

    Nicola Baldwin is a playwright and scriptwriter. Commissions include Royal Court, Royal Exchange, Sheffield Crucible, Bath Theatres, BBC Radio. Confetti won George Devine award; 23.59, Poppy Q, Seven Scenes, Tony &Rose shortlisted for Susan Smith Blackburn, BBC Audio or Sony awards. Currently; WeTheYoungStrong about far-right radicalisation of young women; Nosocomial a CSO award-winning collaboration with NHS Healthcare Scientists. Nicola is UCL Urban Lab Creative Fellow 2019-2020 exploring performative activism around Waste. She is a 2020 MGCfutures bursary recipient for Woman From Mars about astronaut Helen Sharman, and will write the first draft at Hospitalfield over 8 days – the duration of Sharman’s Mir mission.