G Â S T (October 2017 - April 2018)

We are pleased to announce G Â S T as our new artists in residence in partnership with the Centre for Rural Economy at Newcastle University
 
G Â S T are visual artists Laura Mahony and Dale Fearnley and their practice uses found photography and objects, sculpture, performance, print and time based media, to survey folklore, myth and its curious relation to site. 
 
Recent works have included ‘Beacons’ (2017) a temporal landscape intervention made in partnership with The Woodland Trust, which celebrated the uncovering of a secret fire control bunker on the site and ‘Old Town New Town,’ (2016) undertaken with the University of Lincoln, which explored the third wave of ‘New Town’ model planning through the Media Archive for Central England. 

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Berwick Artists’ Moving Image Residency 2018

Berwick Visual Arts (BVA) and Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival (BFMAF) are pleased to announce applications are now open for their annual artist's residency. The residency is for a six-month period beginning in April 2018 and is an opportunity for an artist with a moving image-based practice to create a new work. A bursary of £7500 as well as private accommodation and studio space in Berwick-upon-Tweed are available. The outcome of the residency will be premiered at Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival between 20th and 23rd September 2018.

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