This year focuses on “developing new work within an atmosphere of collaboration”
Wysing Arts Centre in Cambridge have announced a full list of artists to appear in residence throughout 2018, and who will work across a range of practices including visual art, writing, choreography, dance, music and sound, with a focus this year on collaboration. Artists are set to work with Wysing across multiple visits to the complex, with many bringing existing networks of people with them, including children and relatives. The artists chosen make work that investigates family, disability, race and racism, gender, identity, sexuality, and more.
The list of contributors includes: Camae Ayewa aka Moor Mother, Leah Clements with Rebecca Bligh, Uma Breakdown, Elena Colman, Alice Hattrick and Lizzy Rose, Phoebe Collings James and Last Yearz Interesting Negro aka Jamila Johnson-Small, Brandon Covington Sam-Sumana aka N-Prolenta, Julia Crabtree and William Evans, Formerly Called, Ibrahim Cissé, Atum Farah, Cédric Fauq, Georgia Lucas-Going, Elijah Maja, Olu Ogunnaike, Cindy Sissokho, Kefiloe Siwisa, Dominique White, Anna McMahon, Salote Tawale, Joe Moran, Tessa Norton and family, Nastja Säde Rönkkö and family, Rachael Rosen and collaborators, Liv Wynter, also with collaborators, and more.
The event also features a Sonic Cyberfeminisms strand with Annie Goh, Marlo De Lara, Jane Frances Dunlop, Natalie Hyacinth, Miranda Iossifidis, The Wire's Frances Morgan, Shanti Suki Osman and Marie Thompson. More information can be found on Wysing's website.