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Cove Park’s One-to-One programme was established in 2012 and is designed to support artists working in collaboration. To date, One-to-One residencies have been awarded to Matt Keegan & James Richards, Kelly Dobson & Ilana Halperin, Ruth Beale & Amy Feneck, Shireen Taylor & Sandra Ross, Victor & Hester (Amelia Bywater & Emma Fitts) and Sam Watson & Eleanor Wright.

This year’s One-to-One residency has been awarded to Netherlands-based curator and writer Pádraic E. Moore and London-based visual artist Ian Whittlesea. This will be the first time Moore and Whittlesea have worked together and they intend to use this residency to collaborate on a new publication. For Whittlesea, this book follows on from his earlier work ‘Mazdaznan Health & Breath Culture’, and will reflect upon his, and Moore’s, interest in the life and work of the early twentieth century colour theorist and teacher Johannes Itten (a devout Mazdaznan and follower of Dr. Otoman Zar-Adusht Ha’nish and his Chicago based global religion). For Moore, the residency will enable him to develop further his research into esotericism in contemporary cultural production.

Image: Ery Nzaramba demonstrating twelve Finger Exercises from the Egyptian Postures (exercise four). Ian Whittlesea, 2015