Residency duration: March & April
Who am I?International Scottish based Artist Thomas Abercromby (BA Hon’s Visual art) will be taking up a 7 week residency program in Iceland, Were I plans to do research on the social differences and similarities to both nations, themes include social issues, public policy, equality, and identity.
What is my plan?
The work focuses on a verity of different themes, the main outcome is textile instillations, I use felt and sewing as my main sources of material, the main point is to get participants to work with textiles that they would never normal use.
I will Run workshop and talk days (dates still to be confirmed) where locals and some students from the Academy of arts Reykjavik will be invited to attend. The main objective will be to produce a large textile piece that will go on display at the Listhús Gallery and will also go on display at the Gallery of Modern art Glasgow, Scotland (still to be confirmed)” I hope to engage with Locals and also with other artist that will be in residencies at the time, and look forward to exploring Iceland’s culture and magnificent Landscape”