Fertile Ground is delighted to announce an up and coming residency with Despina, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil October 2019.
Despina is an independent space committed to develop platforms for research, production and exchange in the fields of art and cultural activism. It has been working since 2013, and in 2015 it was established as a non-profit association. The space offers artists studios, and an international residency program for artist and curators. The team also program exhibitions, workshops, courses, performances and talks among other activities.
The organisations approaches include; strengthening connections between art and activism, widening access to contemporary art and fostering the participation and visibility of historically marginalised agents.
Fertile ground is the curatorial platform for Rachel Grant. A curator based in Aberdeen, in the North East of Scotland. This blog is kept up to date with selected project activity and research.