Residencies

Residencies

Writer-in-Residence Yvvette Edwards

Posted on 8th January 2021

In our latest blog, Writer-in-Residence Yvvette Edwards, reflects on her time at West Dean: a creatively inspiring experience in ‘one of the whitest spaces I’ve ever stayed in’. Her thoughts on hypervisibility during her stay offers an open and honest insight into her experience as a Black author, and we thank Yvvette for sharing this with us.

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    Alec Stevens’ Sausage Fest

    Posted on 7th August 2020

    Artist Alec Stevens is West Dean College's first remote Artist-in-Residence. Alec is working from his studio to develop new work in response to West Dean's surreal interiors and new-found research on Edward James. Read the blog post to find out more about Alec's process and plans.

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    Outside In residency 2020

    Posted on 10th July 2020

    Submissions are now open for artists from Outside In or artists that fit the criteria of the charity, to undertake a residency at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation in 2020. The selected artist will be invited to respond to the College’s Historic House, Collection and Archive as part of Whose Heritage? Rethinking the West Dean Collection.

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    Salon Imaginaire - Surrealism for the 21st Century

    Posted on 10th June 2019

    Originally conceived as a concert series celebrating the creative legacy of College founder, Edward James, Salon Imaginaire showcases some of the diverse explorative practices of different music and sound artists currently at work on the UK touring circuit.

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    International Women's Day 2019

    Posted on 6th March 2019

    West Dean College is celebrating International Women's Day 2019 by highlighting the work of women across the College. This year we are focussing on writing, weaving, and composing, and showcasing our residency programme and the professional Tapestry Studio. West Dean is committed to providing equal opportunities across all of its activity in the arts, conservation and making, as well as its support staff, and are proud to support International Women's Day #BalanceforBetter campaign.

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    PROFILE: Jez riley French

    Posted on 7th February 2019

    West Dean College is delighted to welcome the artist, sound recordist and composer, Jez riley French, to its 2019 programme. Jez will perform live at West Dean on 28th February as part of Salon Imaginaire #5 and will be running a Field Recording short course in September.

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