Our latest exhibition includes new work by August’s resident artists Nadine Mckenzie, …kruse, Siphenathi Mayekiso and Rebekah Ubuntu. Each artist has produced work that resonates with the work they did throughout their residency, reflecting on memory, personal narratives, experience, and movement. See the exhibition from 30 September at 11am.
Laura Lulika is interviewed by Corridor8 about their recent virtual residency on Vital Capacities & their ‘Body Builder’ exhibition. Read the interview by clicking here.
An article written for Arts Professional by videoclub & Vital Capacities’ director, Jamie Wyld on art, accessibility and digital inclusion. The article can be read on Arts Professional by clicking here.
Find outmore about …kruse’s work by clicking here to visit their studio.
For the fifth Vital Capacities‘ residency, we partner with Institute for Creative Arts (Cape Town) and Wysing Art Centre (Cambridge) to work with artists from both South Africa and the UK. From 2 August, artists Siphenati Mayekiso, Nadine Mckenzie, Rebekah Ubuntu and …kruse will join Vital Capacities, to undertake research and develop new work. Working with our partners, they will explore and exchange new ideas using their studio spaces, and create new commission works throughout the residency.
The artists for August 2021’s residency are:Continue reading “UK & South African artists join Vital Capacities for August”
Vital Capacities resident artist, Seo Hye Lee, was interviewed by lutte collective as their featured artist for August. Lee talks about her work as a deaf artist working with sound, and her time during the residency on Vital Capacities.
Read the interview here: https://luttecollective.com/
[Sound of Subtitles] by Seo Hye Lee (2021), commissioned with University of Salford Art Collection as part of Seo Hye Lee’s residency, can now be seen in the exhibition by clicking here.
Seo Hye Lee, whose work is now exhibiting on Vital Capacities, was interviewed by textur mag about the development of her new work, [Sound of Subtitles]. Read the interview now on textur.
Intertwined, which features Seo Hye Lee’s work, as well as artists Laura Lulika and Linda Stupart, can be seen now by clicking here.
Intertwined is our new exhibition on Vital Capacities, presenting new works by resident artists – Seo Hye Lee, Laura Lulika and Linda Stupart. The works have been commissioned in collaboration with our partners: Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network (FLAMIN), Phoenix and University of Salford Art Collection. Intertwined opens on 22 July. See the exhibition now by clicking here.
Our latest exhibition by May 21 resident artists, Vishal Kumaraswamy, Tzu-Huan Lin and Katarzyna Perlak. See the exhibition now by clicking here.
For June 2021’s Vital Capacities’ residency, we are collaborating with Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network (FLAMIN), Phoenix and University of Salford Art Collection. Working with three artists from across the UK, Seo Hye Lee, Laura Lulika and Linda Stupart.
Across June, artists will be researching and developing new work, with work commissioned in collaboration with our partners. Artists will be experimenting with ideas, developing new projects, and sharing work with audiences. The artists are:Continue reading “Artists from across UK join Vital Capacities as artists-in-residence for June 21”
Digital workshop on Mozilla’s immersive platform Hubs – imagining and building Utopia by Vital Capacities artist, Tzu-Huan Lin
A Train to Utopia is a digital workshop taking place on Mozilla Hubs led by artist, Tzu-Huan Lin. Questionning Utopia’s existence (and if we can create it), the workshop explores ideas related to this unknown but longed for place.Continue reading “Free workshop by Tzu-Huan Lin – A Train to Utopia”
Find out more about Vishal’s work by visiting his studio.
Jamie Wyld (Vital Capacities’ director): Thanks for being part of the Vital Capacities residency programme! Can you say a little about yourself and your work, perhaps in relation to what you are thinking about doing during the residency?
My practice engages moving image, performance, sound, installation and textiles and explores the intersection of politics and feelings, tackling perceptibly static subjects such as history, nationalism and power, through affect, desire and collective memory – informed by my own experience as a queer woman and immigrant to the UK from Eastern Europe. I am interested in the capacity of art to move us through our shared vulnerabilities and enable us to problematise how history is written and traditions represented.Continue reading “Interview with artist Katarzyna Perlak”
We will be delivering our third residency programme on Vital Capacities – bringing together artists from UK/Poland, India and Taiwan, which will take place throughout May 2021. Artists will be experimenting with ideas, developing new projects and sharing work with audiences. The artists are:Continue reading “New international artists for May 2021”
Disability Arts International’s Joe Turnbull spoke with videoclub and Vital Capacities’ director, Jamie Wyld about the development of Vital Capacities. Read the article on Disability Arts International.
Inside Your Body is an exhibition of work created by Jaene F. Castrillon, Damien Robinson, Clifford Sage and Angela Su during a month-long online residency on Vital Capacities in November 2020.
The exhibition can be seen on the exhibition page from 7 December 2020.
Jaene F Castrillon introduces their practice and what they’re going to be doing during the residency, to find out more visit Jaene’s studio: https://vitalcapacities.com/artists/jaene-castrillon/studio/
Damien Robinson talks briefly about her work and residency with Vital Capacities and what she’s working on.
Find out more about Damien Robinson and her work in her studio: https://vitalcapacities.com/artists/damien-robinson/studio/