Robbie Coleman and Jo Hodges are public artists based in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. They have individual art practices but also work in collaboration on trans-disciplinary public art works.
Robbie Coleman is an artist and curator with a background in sculpture and live art. He project manages large-scale public arts projects and is Co-Director of the D-LUX Light Festival and The Environmental Arts Festival Scotland.
Jo Hodges is an artist, curator and producer with a background in Human Ecology, community development and social justice.
Jointly their work investigates ecological and socio-cultural systems, processes, relationships and change, their interests spanning environment, technology, culture, conflict, adaptation and resilience, speculative futures, global relationships to the local, participatory culture and the role of art in social and ecological change. They are interested in research, experimentation and collaboration and the resulting work takes many forms including temporary and permanent works, site specific installations, socially engaged and participatory processes and explorations of new strategies for working in public space.
They are Director-Curators of Sanctuary Lab, a public art laboratory in the Galloway Forest Dark Skies Park.
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