Angie Goto, Dual Worlds (detail). Acrylic,aerosol,oil sticks and charcoal on wood board. Courtesy Anala Art Advisory.
Michele Freeman is a Sydney-based writer, producer and teacher who grew up in Western Sydney. Her work has been published in the Sydney Morning Herald, Daily Life, Meanjin, Overland and on FBi Radio.
Michele’s residency will focus on editing and revising her first novel which explores the tensions within a working-class family from Sydney’s west.
Angie Goto is a Deaf visual artist based in Sydney whose vivid paintings reflect her interpretation of the images and stories she experiences in silence. Angie also works as an Art Educator at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art.
Angie’s residency will focus on researching how to represent sound in a visual context.
Sarah Houbolt is a Sydney-based circus and physical theatre performer, specialising in aerials, acrobatics, hula hoop and sideshow. She has toured extensively both locally and internationally as a solo performer as well as with companies including Cirque du Soleil, and has received numerous awards for work.
Sarah’s residency will focus on researching and developing the script for a new show exploring blindness, technology and digital apartheid.
Guy Morgan is a Sydney-based visual artist with visual impairment who has an interest in portraiture. His work has featured in many national and municipal exhibitions including the Archibald Prize, Moran Prize, Black Swan Portrait Prize.
Guy’s residency will focus on creating drawings and painted studies for a major new series of oil on canvas works which will explore identity, disability and achievement.
Sri Thulin is an Indigenous visual artist from Western Sydney who works across a range of mediums. She works out of the Little Orange supportive studio in Campbelltown and uses texture and bright colours to explore themes of hope and possibility.
Sri’s residency will focus on creating a series of paintings which will explore her family connections and cultural heritage from the Shoalhaven region.
Lucas Wright is a visual artist with Down Syndrome from Lismore who paints, draws and creates ceramic artworks. He works out of the REDinc. Supported Art Studio and has an interest in architectural plans, photographs of old buildings and the natural landscape.
Lucas’ residency will focus on creating new works which explore his experience of the built environment of Lismore, as well as the buildings and surrounds of Bundanon Trust.
IN RESIDENCE 2019
Michele Freeman, Angie Goto, Sarah Houbolt, Guy Morgan, Sri Thulin and Lucas Wright will undertake a two week residency at Bundanon Trust between 26 August and 9 September 2019.
Susan Oxenham, Felicity Nicol, Phillip Debs, Kate Matairavula and Livonne Larkins will undertake a week-long residency at Bundanon Trust between 27 August and 3 September 2018.
Kate Matairavula, Darlene Thornton, and Sue Jo Wright will undertake a week-long residency at Bundanon trusts between 4 and 11 September 2017. They will spend the week developing their disciplines in beautiful surroundings of Bundanon under the mentorship of various people including visual artist Luke King.
They'll have the time and space to reflect on their work to date, work on a project or gather ideas and support for embarking on a new project. Mentoring will include advice on developing professional practice and accessing funding opportunities.