14.00-16.00, S12 Galleri og verksted.
Welcome to a new edition of Meet the residents, this time with presentations by Michelle-Marie Letelier (USF Verftet) and Angela Davies (S12).
Meet the residents is a collaboration between VISP, USF Verftet and S12, aiming to introduce artists in residence to Bergen and the Bergen art scene. The talks will be held in English, coffee and tea served – free entrance.
Michelle-Marie Letelier (Chile, 1977) lives and works in Berlin.
Inspired by juxtaposed historical contexts, Letelier’s drawings, installations, videos and sculptures encompass orchestrated transformations of minerals alongside extensive research into the landscapes where their exploitation and speculation take place.
She obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the Universidad Católica de Chile in 2000 and has participated in postgraduate programmes such as Goldrausch Künstlerinnenprojekt art IT (Berlin) and as guest student in the Experimental Media Design studies at the Universität der Künste (Berlin).
Letelier is currently a resident at Artist in Residence Bergen at USF Verftet in Norway, unfolding a new project based on living marine resources.
Angela Davies is an interdisciplinary artist based in Wales, working across the intersections of art, science, technology and nature. Her work engages with contemporary themes within the context of site, space and process. The works interaction allows for intimate experiences that encourage altered perceptions between inner and outer space. This extends to reflections upon the way the environment is experienced and imagined. Davies draws upon a hybrid of traditional disciplines alongside creative technologies to create interactive eco-light sculptures and installation. Angela is the Co-Director of Studio MADE, a cross-disciplinary studio and gallery space in Denbigh and is a resident artist at Pervasive Media Studio, Bristol. She has exhibited on an international level and has work within public and private collections in the UK, Europe and the USA. She has been the recipient of several awards, most recently she was granted the Impact Acceleration Account Award from the Economic and Social Research Council. The award allows her to work with a Scientist at Bangor University to develop research in relation to human induced climate change. Davies completed her MA with Distinction at Manchester School of Art in 2013.