Scotland's Islands - 6 Degrees West
17 June 2011
FUNDED ARTIST RESIDENCY ON INCH
, the new artist collective based on the Isle of
Mull, has received funding from Hi-Arts and Creative Scotland to
have an artist residency on the island of Inch Kenneth in June 2011
as part of the Year
of Scotland's Islands.
6°WEST has been giveen the unique opportunity
to have complete access to Inch Kenneth house, archive and island
by the Barlow family who own the island.
members of the collective taking part are Anne Devine,
David Faithfull, Mhairi Killin, Veronica Slater and curator Alicia
Hendrick. Joining 6°WEST during part of the
residency will be photographer Shannon Tofts, art critic Georgina
Coburn and art historian Murdo MacDonald.
All of the
creatives taking part will be responding to this culturally
significant island, which has a fascinating
history. An exhibition of the developed work
from 6°WEST's residency will be shown as part of the Year of
Scotland's Islands and tour internationally.
For more information:
07590 385 571
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