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Announcing CCA's Digital Residents 2023


CCA Derry~Londonderry are delighted to present this year's recipients of CCA's Digital Residency, Ella Yolande and Peter Glasgow. Ella and Peter will be undertaking two Digital Residencies in 2023, each taking place over two weeks on our website

Throughout her residency, Ella will be working on a project that explores the history of medicinal and commodified plants, botanical gardens and the role of seed banks as speculative spaces to consider adaptation, hybridity and future ecosystems.

Throughout Peter's residency, he will share a collection of thoughts, ideas and sounds relating to a body of research that delves into the pedal steel guitar, an instrument predominant in country music.

Keep an eye out for residency announcements coming soon!

CCA's Digital Residencies are supported by Art Fund, and curated by Cecelia Graham.


Cover image: Ella Yolande, Nettle. Courtesy of the artist. Image Gallery: Peter Glasgow and Sun Park, At Once It Dreams In Multiple Tenses', South Kiosk, London. Photography by Denis Guzel. Ella Yolande, We are prone to infinite transformations

Artist biographies

Ella Yolande (GB, 1997) is a visual artist who grew up in Devon where she began studying art, before completing her BA at Edinburgh College of Art, 2019. Driven by a curiosity around interspecies entanglements, metamorphic states and queer ecology, her practice explores the fluidity and resilience of non-human organisms. Through considering the history and medicinal properties of plants as well as the need for mutual flourishing and mutable, multi-species bodies, she explores our interwoven existence with our surroundings through playful thinking on speculative ecologies. She works across video, 3D animation, sculpture, textiles and text to create surreal biomes that reference microscopic life forms, sci-fi and botanical architecture.

Ella has presented her work at various exhibitions, festivals and residencies such as Melkweg (Amsterdam), 11:11 Online Residency, Staffordshire St. Gallery (London), UKNA Sustainability Micro Residency (Leicester), Artcore Gallery (Derby), FIBER Festival and with The Human Cell Atlas.

Peter Glasgow is a visual artist who lives and works in Belfast. His work investigates the slipperiness and subjectivity of words, objects and narratives and the imaginative space they might hold for us. His research is often a process of chasing why a particular image, sound or activity produces an affect or generates a meaning, and has culminated in live talks, printed matter and audiovisual installations. He graduated in 2015 from MA Fine Art Printmaking at the Royal College of Art.

Exhibitions include Mediating Signals, Flax Art Studios, Belfast (2021), Tap, tap, tap, millimetre02 at Kingsgate Project Space, London (2019) and Imagining Lines In Other Narratives for Art Licks Weekend 2018. His recent collaboration with artist-filmmaker Sun Park, At Once It Dreams In Multiple Tenses, was presented by South Kiosk, London (2021) and exhibited as part of it feels hairy to start from nothing again at Catalyst Arts, Belfast (2022).

Announcing CCA's Digital Residents 2023
Announcing CCA's Digital Residents 2023