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Footprints – Shallal’s 3rd annual collaborative residency

Open Day: Saturday 3rd December 2016, 3pm – 6pm (including refreshments)

(Show of residency work 3rd – 16th January at Helston Museum)

Shallal are delighted to be back again for their third residency at Back Lane West. Each year what we research informs and extends our work for the year to come.

Footprints is a cross art form residency by artists from Shallal Studios, Shallal Dance Theatre and visiting local and national artists who will be using the space in a variety of ways, to take risks, explore, experiment and collaborate. This year we plan to host more Sharing and Showing of work and trial 2 interactive installations.

Shallal are an inclusive arts charity and always open to collaboration and ideas, do contact us if you are interested.

This year the ideas are as diverse as interactive “Convalesence” and Sketchbook installations, Moving figure responses, Collaborations of music, movement, images, photography and more. Artist Laura Menzies has an a-n bursary for her time in the residency and is offering a free workshop.

The video piece, by Shallal’s Jo Willis, is composed of photographs from Oliver Raymond Barker and Emily Dobson and Shallal artists and highlights some of the cross art form collaborations within Shallal’s Footprints residency. Funded by The Arts Council the residency in November 2016 included a range of new and returning artists . A showing of work was held in Helston Museum Gallery, January 2017. Writing produced in the residency and ‘ladder exploration’ is in Shallal’s new Ladders and Footprints, which was performed on Friday July 14th and next at The Acorn Penzance 1 December and AMATA, Falmouth University 12 January. There is an exhibition in theCommunity Space at Falmouth Art Gallery for July. Emerging composer Darcy Hodgkinson’s piece is also featured in ‘As we get older’.