BACK LANE WEST is a non-profit, artist led, residency, project, and meeting space in Redruth, Cornwall. Its aims are to support and encourage critically engaged contemporary art practice and artists' professional development, while contributing to the growth of a regionally, nationally and internationally connected, open cultural community and network in the South West.
Image: from Shallal residency 2015
Footprints - Shallal's 3rd annual collaborative residency
Open day Saturday 3rd Dec 3-6pm - 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.
Image: Joan Gabie - Shallal residency 2016