The Beinghuman International Residency provides an opportunity for 6 inter-disciplinary artists to explore collaborative, art practice & develop new work under the leadership of a curator / lead artist. This 21-day residency in the Beinghuman Warehouse in Somerset, is non-prescriptive & process-based, allowing artists time & space to experiment with new ideas, methods & processes. Through dialogue & engagement, participants research & create inter-disciplinary work & explore the power of art for social change. The residency culminates in a Somerset event & an event at the Beinghuman warehouse in East London, Featuring performance, exhibition, screening, workshops or talks this residency offers an opportunity for local audiences to examine international work & engage directly with the artists.
Beinghuman is the company of itinerant nomad & inter disciplinary artist Gaynor O’Flynn & home to The Beinghuman Collective, artists & creatives who believe in the power of art for social change. Beinghuman works internationally with world-class art, music, media, music & festival partners including: BBC, British Council, Channel 4, Glastonbury Festival, The International Performance Festival, UKTI, Bjork, New Order, David Nash, Richard Long & Martin Creed.
Beinghuman Ltd & Humanbeing CiC - subsidizes the residencies. Artists contribute £750 for exclusive use of the Somerset Warehouse. Located 15 minutes from Hauser & Wirth Somerset, Bath, Bristol, Glastonbury & Stonehenge the warehouse is 600 sq. m. or urban loft space in the heart of SW England. Artists are responsible for their travel, food, insurance & materials. Artists exhibit in the Beinghuman Warehouse in East London, the cultural heartland of Britain. Beinghuman supports Fair Trade For Artists & provides guidance to create a sustainable business model for artist’s practice & a platform for both local & international media exposure.
Location: Beinghuman Warehouse, Somerset - 16.10.14 – 03.11.14
Beinghuman Warehouse, London Showing - 06.11.14
Duration: 21 days artist's residency
Curator: Jeannette Ginslov – (Denmark/South African)
Theme: Interdisciplinary Media & Art Practice
Ginslov is a specialist in dance on film for Screen, AR and the internet. She is an independent interdisciplinary collaborator, researcher, producer & workshop facilitator with an MSc Media Arts & Imaging - Screendance, University of Dundee, Scotland (Distinction) & an MA Speech & Drama (Choreography) from Rhodes University South Africa. Her works have been screened at the BBC Big Screens Outdoors, Danish Film Institute, Edinburgh Festival, British Film Institute, Lincoln Centre New York & Red Cat Theatre Los Angeles.
Recent works - www.jeannetteginslov.weebly.com
www.screendanceafrica.com - Director
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