Dark Skies Park Residencies

A residency opportunity for two artists to explore Galloway Forest Park and its status as a Dark Skies Park and to create links with other European Dark Sky areas.



Our residency in the Dark Skies Park has focused on an exploration of the human relationship with the night sky and the dark.

Through a series of events and interventions we have been experimenting with ways of creating work in response to this remote place.

We have installed temporary roadside shrines, transmitted new sound works, experimented with performance based interventions, put on a drive in movie, produced a graphic novel, and created a 24 hour radio broadcast of previously unheard sound from around the world. The Astronomer Royal of Scotland has performed magic tricks in The Dark Star Lounge. We have created a new kingdom.

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Jo Hodges / Robbie Coleman

Artists in Residence Galloway Forest Dark Skies Park / Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere