RESIDENCIES

Christopher K. Ho (24th June - 14th July 2019)

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 Christopher K. Ho (b. Hong Kong, 1974)  is a speculative artist based in New York, Hong Kong, and Telluride, Colorado. He is known for a practice that includes object making, institution building, writing, and teaching. His multi-component projects address privilege, community, and capital, and draw equally from learned material about, and lived encounters with, power and otherness in an unevenly de-colonialized, increasingly networked world.  

Rob Crosse (1st March - 31st March 2019)

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Rob Crosse is interested in documenting private behaviors or stories of older men engaged in hobbies and social groups. For Rob’s residency at Eaton HK, he incorporated his ongoing ideas of intergenerational desire and explore older / younger relationships with references to past / present historical perspectives.  

Francesca Bertolotti-Bailey (11th January - 18th January 2019)

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Founded in New York in 2011 and based in Liverpool from 2016–18, The Serving Library is a non-profit organisation that variously serves as a publishing platform, a seminar room, a collection of framed objects and an event space. The enterprise is rooted in a journal published biannually as Dot Dot Dot from 2000–10, Bulletins of The Serving Library from 2011–17, and since then annually as The Serving Library Annual, which is released simultaneously online and in print every autumn. Apart from me, the other directors of The Serving Library and editors of its journal are London Institute of Contemporary Arts' Head of Design Stuart Bertolotti-Bailey, Milan-based novelist and translator Vincenzo Latronico and New-York-based graphic designer and programmer David Reinfurt. 

Zheng Mahler (2018)

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Zheng Mahler are an artist (Royce Ng) and anthropologist (Daisy Bisenieks) duo working together on research intensive, community based, site-specific projects often utilising digital media, performances and installation to explore relationships between art and research practice. Drawing from each other’s respective backgrounds, they examine the limits as well as the methods and strategies of expanding both their familiar disciplines while experimenting with new interdisciplinary possibilities or cross pollinations, where anthropological approaches are applied to art practice and artistic methodologies are utilised as research exercises in the studies of anthropology. Together they have exhibited, performed and participated in numerous art spaces, institutions and residencies, working alongside various communities in Australia, Asia, Africa, Europe and the US.