Creative Workshop: Robbie Coleman & Jo Hodges

Covid has changed all of our lives over the past six months and as we enter a new world, has our sense of time changed too?

As part of our Creative Work Shop artist residency programme, our latest artists-in-residence, Robbie Coleman & Jo Hodges, are developing an evocative project and inviting around 50 participants to record and reflect on the passing of time entitled Northern Exposures. Over a two-month period, Northern Exposures will capture both a photographic and personal memory of that time.

How does it work?
Each participant will be asked to take home a pinhole camera and place it in a window looking out or in their garden and leave it there for two months. The single image that the camera captures includes the movement of the sun through the sky and will be a record of the passing of time and place.

You will also be asked to reflect and comment on your own personal experience of how that time has passed. The project will culminate in an exhibition of images and words, as both collective memory and a communal sharing of time.

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More about Robbie & Jo…

Robbie Coleman and Jo Hodges are public artists based in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. They have individual art practices but also work in collaboration on transdisciplinary public art works.

Robbie Coleman is an artist and curator with a background in sculpture and live art. He project manages large-scale public arts projects and is Co-Director of the D-LUX Light Festival and The Environmental Arts Festival Scotland.

Jo Hodges is an artist, curator and producer with a background in Human Ecology, community development and social justice.

Jointly their work investigates ecological and socio-cultural systems, processes, relationships and change. Their practice takes many forms and includes temporary and permanent works, site specific installations, socially engaged and participatory processes and explorations of new strategies for working in public space.

Throughout their Creative Work Shop artist residency with Findhorn Bay Arts, Robbie & Jo will be writing a blog about their experience. You can read this blog and explore more about their work on their website by following the link below.

Robbie & Jo’s Creative Work Shop Blog & Website

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