SUSTAIN: Announcing the Residency & Exchange Artists!

Posted on 29 September 2021

Castlefield Gallery and Aarhus Center for Visual Art are pleased to announce the contemporary visual artists who have been selected to take part in SUSTAIN, a two-year programme of professional development and artist exchange focussed on developing low carbon and ecologically aware ways of producing and experiencing art. 

Greater Manchester-based artists Chris Alton, Omid Asadi, Maya Chowdhry, Sophy King, and Jessica El Mal have been selected to take part in an Artist Digital Exchange, alongside Mads Borre, Sophie Filtenborg, Heidi Nikolaisen. Stine Rosdahl-Petersen and Sabine Wedege from Aarhus. From October 2021 to March 2022 the ten artists will take part in a six-month programme of digital workshops, talks, visits, critical feedback and professional support focussed on low carbon artmaking.

In late summer 2022 Heidi Nikolaiesen and Kevin Hunt will undertake a 2-month Slow Culture Residency, making use of only slow and low carbon travel to travel between Manchester and Aarhus.

SUSTAIN is supported by Creative Industries Trafford, the Danish Arts Foundation and Manchester City Council.