Introducing participants in the Offcity online residency programme.
Luke Conroy & Anne Fehres (AUS/NL)
- "We are an artist duo that specialise in projects dealing with the themes of identity, history and the culture of everyday life. The project we plan to undertake during the ‘Offcity Residency’ is titled ‘News From Home’. This is an ongoing documentary project, which has taken place in 6 countries to date, that explores the meaningful yet often overlooked or omitted stories of a community. Usually, these stories are explored research ‘in-person’ in a particular city. In the current climate of "switched off cities" however, we plan to complete this project in ‘virtual space’."
Luke (1990, Australia) and Anne (1988, The Netherlands) are an artist duo working together since 2016. From their diverse geographic and disciplinary background they bring together a creative and information exchange. Drawing upon Luke’s background as a sociologist and Anne’s training as a documentary filmmaker, the projects they create are born out of a shared curiosity for the themes of identity, history and the culture of everyday life. Responding to these themes, they use a wide range of media that includes photography, digital art, textile design, video, and installation.
Open call for Pardubice!
- "Because we are unable to visit Pardubice ourselves, we would love to get some input from those that live there. If you are living in Pardubice, we want to hear from you! Using this form, let us know about any stories, controversies, mysteries or personal reflections about your city. You can also attach an image, which may be used in our art works. This image can be of anything related to Pardubice: yourself, a personal object, a public statue, the sky or an old photo from a family album. We want to see YOUR unique window in to life in Pardubice."