The Residency: Bold Fluidity

Fact Not Fiction Films have produced a unique documentary entitled The Residency, directed by Monika Grassl, a feature-length film that explores the first ever da Vinci artist residency, which took place in the summer of 2016 in Nuremburg. A year on, the five leading emerging artists who attended the residency meet again for a special one-week exhibition at the Herrick Gallery, London, from 26 September to 1 October.

With an understanding of landscape as corporeal, geographical, psychological and or political, leading emerging artists Dr Suzi Morris, Melody Park, Sam Stopford, David Schroeter and Jonathan Kelly reveal one or more of these elements through a range of painting practices. The five artists were originally selected for the Residency in Germany from five of the leading British art schools as representatives of painting today. David Schroeter (Royal College of Art) lives and works in London. Schroeter earned his BS at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York in 2010 and his MA in Painting from the Royal College of Art, London in 2016. He has exhibited in London, China, The Bronx Museum of Art and Columbia University New York. His work includes bold, fluid shapes and expressive markmaking.

The film includes a unique exhibition at the Herrick Gallery, London, this autumn.

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