Caitlin Dick is a visual artist and curator based in Aberdeen. Her practice includes video, sculpture, installation, sound and photography and expresses her strong interest in the environment. The artist’s current research focusses specifically upon how plant life responds to an intense exposure to plastics. Her work is often playful and curious, and is underpinned by research into human impact upon the environment.

Caitlin is one of 11 artists taking part in the Crisis Residency Programme, 2020/21. Since graduating from Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen, in 2017 and Edinburgh College of Art in 2018, she has developed her studio-based practice alongside her work with arts organisations such as Talbot Rice Gallery, Peacock Visual Arts and the Bonnymuir Green Community Trust. She is also the founder of Nomad, an artist-run initiative presenting exhibitions and workshops in Aberdeen. This residency will enable Caitlin to re-engage with her own work following a period in which a number of planned opportunities and projects were cancelled and postponed. Direct access to Cove Park’s 50-acre site will also benefit her environmentally-focussed research.

Image: Caitlin Dick, ‘Honey, I Think We Have a Problem’, 2018. Rubber tubing, Video, sound piece, clear plastic sheets, metal frame, clear shower curtain, red food dye liquid, expanding foam arms.)