This year BAG Art Camp is a self- directed residency with invited Scottish Artist and Curator David Faithfull. David will be offered the large studio (26m2) with use of the new woodwork shop, kitchen and other shared failities in July 2017. At the start of the residency David along with resident artists from USF and HKS will be invited for lunch at BAG, after which David will be working on new body of work and a collaborative project for the Society of Scottish Artists.
David Faithfull (b.1961 Scotland) is a an artist, printmaker and curator based in Edinburgh and on the Isle of Mull. He studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design in Dundee and then lived in Copenhagen for 8 years working as an illustrator. He currently lecturers at the University of Dundee. His practice involves a broad range of processes, from installation and site interventions, to Artists Books, multiples, sculptures and murals. Current themes include investigating landscape and the etymology of place names, shifting geological planes and environmental issues. Much of his landscape-based work includes collaborations with writers and poets including ‘Jura’ with TS Elliot Poetry Prize winner John Burnside
BAG Art Camp 2017 is organised by Imi Maufe with assistance of Marit Tunestveit Dyre and supported by Bergen kommune.