Artist Studios

In Transit offers open virtual studios as part of our residency programme which aims to create an accessible, dynamic and supportive environment for UK-based and international artists. The studio features research, work-in-progress, reflections, etc by our resident artists, enabling them to research, reflect and develop new work in their own terms. Focusing more on process than the final outcome, the open studios encourage interaction and dialogue between artists and audiences.

April - May 2022

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Latifah A. Stranack

Born to parents from the East and the West, Latifah is fascinated with cultural hybridity and how this shapes her senses and the lens through which she experiences the world. In pursuit of a fleeting moment, she contextualises and reframes the presence and absence of family members and belongings. Partially revealed, Latifah attempts to collapse her present reality and bring the past to life, forever layered in washes of paint, helping her work through subconscious emotions and fears.

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Arabel Lebrusan

Arabel Lebrusan is a visual artist working in sculpture and jewellery and based in the UK. Focusing on transforming materials into physical metaphors — such as toxic mercury from small scale gold mining into a child’s tinny hand — she seeks to amplify the voices of the people and the land falling through the cracks of the system.

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Alecia Neo

Alecia Neo develops long-term projects that involve collaborations with individuals and communities. Her practice unfolds primarily through photography, video, and participatory workshops that address modes of radical hospitality, caregiving, and wellbeing. She is the co-founder of Brack, a platform for socially engaged art and collaborative practices.

January 2022 | Pilot

Image shows a still from a video taken in 1999. It depicts a boy toddler touching a framed portrait of a woman that is laid flat on a coffee table in a living room. Below the still is a caption that reads '*Pablo cataloguing family archives*'.

Pablo Paillole

Pablo Paillole works with moving image, sound, text and photography to explore the relationship between popular culture and politics; fiction and reality; past, present and future. Through his audiovisual installations - often personal and inspired by his own Spanish cultural heritage - he asks questions around the concepts of truth, narrative and history using archival media and found footage.

Light projection of marbles in bright colours projected on a historical building

Abdul Shakir (Grasshopper)

Abdul Shakir (also known as ‘Grasshopper’) is a multidisciplinary multimedia artist and one of the co-founders of Filamen, Malaysia's leading new media art collective which focuses on projection mapping, light installation and interactive installation projects.

A close up of someone wearing adult diapers with the words 'Unlearning Shame Bowel Incontinence Is my Normal' stitched across the back of the diaper. On the left, it is written 'Unlearning shame bowel incontinence is my normal and that is okay' in cursive.

Charlie Fitz

Charlie Fitz is a sick and disabled artist and writer based in the UK. Her work both as an artist and medical humanities postgraduate researcher is rooted in narratives and representations of illness, disability and trauma. She frequently explores shame, objectification, power dynamics and the limits of language and representation..

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Yasmine Aminanda

Yasmine Aminanda (b.1997) explores the idea of time passing and themes of the 'mundane' in daily life through Performance, Time Based media and Archive as Moving Image. They mainly use the narrative of journals and inner monologues as 'everyday performances'.