Sven Bergelt selected as artist-in-residence July - September 2015 / by Claire Farrell

We are delighted to announce that Sven Bergelt (Leipzig) will be joining WERK in residence with Glenn Howells Architects from 1st July – 30th September 2015

The residency is part of HALLE14 (Leipzig) scholarship programme exchange@2015.le

Sven Bergelt (http://www.svenbergelt.de/index.html) has been awarded the Birmingham residency following a selection process by the below panel:

Glenn Howells Founder | Director, Glenn Howells Architectshttp://glennhowells.co.uk/

Claire Farrell Director | Curator, WERK www.werk.org.uk

Cathy Wade Artist | Curator, http://cathywade.co.uk/

Rachel Bradley Curator, New Art West Midlandshttp://newartwestmidlands.org/

HALLE 14 created the scholarship programme exchange@2015.le between Leipzig, Lyon and Birmingham partner cities to celebrate the 1000th anniversary of the city of Leipzig.

The first two fellows selected by HALLE14 will be in Leipzig from May 1 to July 31 in Hall 14, are Tom Castinel (www.tomcastinel.com) from Lyon (FR) and Ian Richards (www.heavyobject.com) from Birmingham (UK).

WERK are delighted to work in collaboration with Glenn Howells Architects on this residency. The research-based residency will support the artist to explore the city, public space, architecture and urbanism.

Sven Bergelt will be based in a studio and project space with Glenn Howells Architects, 321 Bradford Street, Digbeth from July – September 2015.

The project space will be open to the public at junctures during the residency - more news to follow.

HALLE14 exchange@2015.le city partners are:
Kulturinitiative WERK & Glenn Howells Architects in Birmingham
Ecole nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Lyon 
Fugitif - volatile (Leipzig) & Prof. Joachim blank (Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst - HGB Leipzig)

More info: http://www.halle14.org/…/stipen…/exchange-2015-leipzig.html…