Read the work reports of the outgoing artists-in-residence at EMB

The first cohort of EMB’s artist-in-residence programme ‘EMBracing the Ocean’ have finished their one year residency (2022-2023).  Following you can read reports on their beautiful and inspiring work!

Emily Lartillot is a French dancer, dance teacher, and choreographer. During her residency she co-developed the “Of Roots and Sea” choreography with Yunne-Jai Shin (Senior Scientist at the French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development, IRD). The piece focuses on mangroves as major socio-ecological systems for biodiversity conservation and climate change mitigation and adaptation. You can find out more about the project and read the impact report here.

Michael Begg is an experimental composer and sound artist. Along with researchers based at AWI (Germany) and Hokkaido University (Japan), he has created new recordings, broadcasts, and performances to explore the beauty, complexity and fragility of the Southern Ocean and Antarctica. You can find out more about his project and read the impact report here.

Lera Litvinova is a Ukrainian artist and art curator. As an EMBracing the Ocean artist, she has created new work co-designed with scientists to look at the impact of the war on marine pollution in the Black Sea, and links to the Mediterranean. The work was exhibited in galleries and cultural institutions and promoted through local media outlets. You can find out more about her project and read the impact report here.

via EMB
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