Metroland Studios Artist Residents Announced

27 January 2021

METROLAND CULTURES ANNOUNCES THE ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE AT METOLAND STUDIOS

New charity Metroland Cultures – set up to deliver Brent's year as London Borough of Culture and, crucially, its legacy beyond 2020 has established a new residency scheme for visual artists, including free studio space, at Metroland Studio in Kilburn.

The residencies form part of Brent Council and Metroland Cultures' commitment to support and develop provision for visual artists in Brent and will consist of a free studio space and the opportunity to take part in an open studio event in July 2021. These residencies fulfill one of the key commitments of the legacy of Brent 2020 - to make new places for artists and art in Brent.

Metroland Studio is offering residencies for individual artists and artist collectives that will run from November 2020 to September 2021.

The 10 residents are:
Taymah Anderson (graphic artist), Kes-Tchaas Eccleston (multidisciplinary artist), Adam Farah (artist and composter), Tom James (artist and writer), Linett Kamala (interdisciplinary artist), Smriti Mehra (video artist and storyteller), Yasmin Nicholas (multidisciplinary artist), Zeinab Saleh (artist), Abbas Zahedi (multidisciplinary artist), Culture Art Society (CAS) (interdisciplinary research platform) and Pesolife Art Collective (visual art and records collective).

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