Bursary winners

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #16: Geraint Edwards

Geraint Edwards' practice is an exploration of the art-object in an age of the non-object. Through various media such as painting, video, sculptural installation and web-based art, he explores the relationship between our physical and virtual worlds and interrogates our experience and behaviour within and between them.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #16: kane stonestreet

kane stonestreet (b. 1992, Lancs) is a multidisciplinary performance artist. Their practice is informed by visual art histories, from their time at Glasgow School of Art (2012-2015) where they specialised in Sculpture & Environmental Art. Their art school punk band Pennycress led them to DIY subcultures. They toured North America with Joanna Gruesome, screamed on Shetland with Damn Teeth and sang about roast dinners with Cat Apostrophe.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #16: Tina Ramos Ekongo

Tina Ramos Ekongo is an Equatorial Guinean painter and illustrator, based in the UK. She obtained her bachelor degree in 2010 from Escuela Superior de Disenyo (School of Design) in Valencia, Spain. Her work explores diasporic identity and heritage.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #16: Narbi Price

Narbi Price is a painter and winner of the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2017. His work involves journeys to specific places that have witnessed a range of events – variously historical, famous, personal or forgotten. Working from photographs taken at the site, he makes paintings in the studio focussing on abstract, formal and painterly qualities to simultaneously acknowledge and disrupt the representational image.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #16: Ding Ruyi

Ding Ruyi is an artist working in installation, moving image, performance and painting. Inspired by her nuanced observation and experience of the surroundings, most of her practice focus on a series of social issues, including surveillance, power relations and consumerism. Through her work, she allows the spectators to experience, question and criticize the ideologies that we take for granted.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #16: Angela Fox

Angela Fox's work is mostly autobiographical, a cathartic process of deep reflection, of how to process living with a diagnosis of stage 3 metastatic breast cancer. Her work incorporates a range of media, including watercolour, machine embroidery and printmaking, and aims to communicate what it is like to live with a long-term illness.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #15: Dyana Gravina

Dyana Gravina (She/They) is an independent curator, birth doula, activist and community builder, mover, and performance artist. They are currently studying for an MA in Gender Sexuality and Culture at Birkbeck University. Originally from Italy and now based in London, she is founder and creative director of Procreate Project, a pioneering arts organisation dedicated to womxn and non-binary artists who are (m)others. They have collaborated and curated projects with partners and venues including RCA, King’s College London, LADA Live Art Development Agency, Ugly Duck, Mimosa House, Women's Art Library, RichMix, Richard Saltoun Gallery, and 198 contemporary Art.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #15: Rosalind Lowry

Rosalind Lowry is a sculptor and installation artist who works with the land and environment in a range of materials. In 2021 she was elected to the Royal Society of Sculptors. She studied Fine Art at Chelsea and St. Martin's Schools of Art and has won several awards including a Social Art Award in 2021 from The Institute for Art and Innovation in Berlin.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #15: Katherine James

Katherine James is a contemporary artist and jewellery maker in Leeds. Graduating in 2020 from University of Leeds' School of Design, she crafts chainmail into lace-like patterns to create wearable works and sculpture which explore ideas around gender. She has exhibited with the Crafts Council and is an alumni of their 2021 Crafting Business Programme supported by Crafting Europe.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #15: Pamela Schilderman

Pamela Schilderman's mixed-media practice is influenced by science and often draws inspiration from her Dutch/Brazilian heritage. Through her work, she aims to encourage the viewer to question knowledge and value systems. Since graduating from Goldsmiths in 2004 she has exhibited in galleries, museums and alternative venues across the UK and completed residencies in France, Holland and Finland.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #15: Louise Ward Morris

Louise Ward Morris is a visual artist who works with experimental videos, sculpture, digital animations, installations, and computer networks to question the ever intensifying connection between people and technology.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #15: Leon Clowes

Leon Clowes is an older queer working class transdisciplinary artist in recovery. Their practice research examines the application of autoethnographic techniques in creative practice. As an artist that explores their own lived trauma, they are keen to self-compassionately mediate the sharing of their lived experience with participants, audiences, listeners and viewers.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #14: Kialy Tihngang

Kialy Tihngang is a Glasgow-based textiles graduate working in moving image. Her work exists as a collision of hand and machine. She is interested in the inability of the human hand to replicate the accuracy and cleanness of mechanised objects, the inability of mechanised objects to replicate the spontaneity and rawness of the human hand, and the tension elicited when those principles are played with. Her practice mixes hand craft techniques with digital drawing and making, and documents the results with analogue animation processes.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #14: Emilia Copeland

Emilia Copeland is a queer actor, model, and filmmaker. Emilia's acting work has screened internationally, including at Cannes, Berlinale, and BFI Flare Festival, as well as on BBC One and BBC America. Following on from directing amateur theatre, she is passionate about developing projects in factual entertainment and dramatic fiction for the screen.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #14: Naroa Pérez

Naroa Pérez is a photographer researching the sense of touch, nostalgia, pain, and fear. Her practice focuses on the darkroom and its craft, celebrating procedural concepts such as error, chance, and repetition. She uses E6 slides, liquid emulsion, and colour printing. Her work is already in the library of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, in the rare book collection of the Bodleian Library in Weston, Oxford. She graduated with a BA in Photography from the London College of Communication (UAL) in 2017.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #14: Clare Charnley and Farah Naz Moon

This project is a collaboration between Bangladesh artist, Farah Naz Moon and English artist, Clare Charnley, looking at the garment industry from different historical and geographical perspectives. Both artists are interested in the political implications of the movement of goods worldwide and to face the problem of how to represent and discuss such a complex subject with sensitivity. Clare describes their collaborative process below.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #14: Angela Charles/Blackwell

Angela Blackwell is a visual artist and Goldsmiths graduate who was recently registered Severely Sight Impaired (Blind). She has adapted her practice to include the use of brighter colours, bolder mark making and assistive technology to interpret memories of place, everyday life, and lived experiences.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #14: Chanelle Brown

Chanelle Brown is a British-Caribbean multidisciplinary artist, bridging the gap between contemporary art and heritage craft. Her live art demonstrations seek to document cultural legacies whilst uncovering postcolonial retention. Chanelle takes inspiration from her familial histories to facilitate new ways of understanding labour, craft and storytelling.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #13: Daura Campos

Daura Campos is a Latinx, self-taught, lens-based artist based in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Her photographic practice challenges traditional image-making processes, revealing itself as more than a meta-commentary with a subtext that prompts broader conversations on the implications of existing in a dissident body.

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CuratorSpace Artist Bursary #13: Cameron Naylor

Cameron Naylor is a UK-based artist specialising in sound design, and audio-visual installation pieces. Their pieces have been installed in galleries and venues around the UK. They are interested in the intersection of audio and visuals, and how they can be used artistically in installation settings. Their artistic influences are John Cage, Brian Eno, Daito Manabe, Agnes Varda, and Tarik Barri.

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