Current Artist in Residence, Spring 2017
Movement artist Simon Whitehead who has previously been involved with Vegetable Agenda as one of the selection panel for Basic Human Needs is working with us one day a week, observing movement and practices on the market garden and engaging with permaculture principles and design as part of a research process.
” I’m interested in learning about permaculture through practice and in the kind of performance practice this will engender…slowly, over time …
I’m keen to experience what might emerge from this choice, the learning and possible collaboration … I want to start to make some new orientations in my work … and play!”
Artist in Residence opportunities
We are offering placements for artists to experience time in a rural setting, for contemplation, engagement with growing/living a sustainable lifestyle and the chance to make work if they choose to.
We have noticed that a lot of the WWOOFers (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms) who volunteer on the market garden have backgrounds in the arts. With that in mind we are considering a combined residency/ArtWWOOF …
Artist in Residence 2016
Mita Solanky was our first artist in residence, an experience we enjoyed immensely.