End of ArtFunkl Open Studio and Garden Party, Saturday 21 June, 2 – 6pm

For this final Open Studio, in addition to the artists in residence listed below, there was also an opportunity to see work by local artist Ruby Tingle, as well as watch her take part in a collaborative piece with USA based performance artist Marina Kelly. See more info about Ruby below.

Contributing artists:

JJ Foley (USA) http://jjfoley.fineartstudioonline.com/

Marina Kelly (USA) http://marinaykelly.com/

Sumit Sarkar (UK) http://www.kriksix.com/

Rachel Sylvan (USA) http://www.rachellynnsylvan.com

Ruby Tingle | Sound | Collage | Model

http://rubytingle.tumblr.com/

Ruby Tingle works as an artist and model in Manchester after graduating from Manchester School of Art in 2011. Specializing in hand made collages, music and performance inspired by myth and folklore, her work deals primarily with the idea of personal psychology and  how this can be translated via the re telling of stories, normalization of the fantastical and exploring the in between places in reality. Often appearing in her collages, the works act as an environment where desired creatures or events impossible to experience in day to day life become real; the collages are for the artist, a vicarious existence. Ruby’s music operates in a cyclic pattern alongside her physical artworks, her lyrics often referring to or inspired by landscapes, characters and suggested occurrences within the collages and vice versa. Her musical arrangements and physical aesthetics of her work aim to function harmoniously, questioning and engaging with the other worldly, dark and surreal.

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JJ Foley

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Marina Kelly (in collaboration with Ruby Tingle)

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Marina Kelly (in collaboration with Ruby Tingle)

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Marina Kelly (in collaboration with Ruby Tingle)

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Marina Kelly (in collaboration with Ruby Tingle)

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Rachel Sylvan

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Rachel Sylvan

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Ruby Tingle

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Ruby Tingle

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Ruby Tingle

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Sumit Sarkar

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Sumit Sarkar

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