A Social Residency – Gordon Douglas – Artist in Residence with The NewBridge Project

A Social Residency
Gordon Douglas
1st – 29th September, The NewBridge Project

Throughout September artist Gordon Douglas stayed at HMO while he was undertaking A Social Residency with The NewBridge Project as part of Practice Makes Practice. It was a good opportunity to spruce up the guest bedroom. We enjoyed sharing time, food and ideas with Gordon and we look forward to hosting him again soon.

For more details about the Practice Makes Practice Social Residency and a full programme of events visit here.

Gordon Douglas is a performer, curator, and collaborator based between Glasgow and Edinburgh. He served on the Transmission committee between 2013-15, and has since been working on several self-initiated projects focused on the limits of collaboration and the performativity of the social. He is currently working with Platform, Easterhouse and Edinburgh College towards an understanding of the performance of coexistence.

The NewBridge Project + Practice Makes Practice

The NewBridge Project is an artist-led community comprising of over 80 artist studios, an exhibition space and book shop based in a 29,000sqft former office block in Newcastle city centre.

Practice makes Practice is an artist development programme run by artists for artists, initiated by The NewBridge Project. Practice makes Practice is a regular programme of events, workshops, opportunities, talks, field-trips, exchanges and mentoring, creating a forum for shared learning, critical conversation, space for networks to cultivate and alternative models of practice to develop.


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