The cohort on a retreat.

The cohort on a retreat.

Satellites Participants 2024-25 Announced!

Collective is delighted to announce the selected practitioners of the Satellites Programme 2024-25: Clarinda Tse, Emelia Kerr Beale, Hannan Jones, Josie KO, Katherine Fay Allan and Rowan Markson.

The 2024-25 selection panel consisted of artist Sulaïman Majali, curator Amal Khalaf, and artist Jennie Temple, and was facilitated by Collective’s former Head of Programme Siobhan Carroll and Producer Rachael Simpson.

Satellites is Collective’s development programme for emerging creative practitioners based in Scotland. Through discussions, workshops, events, retreats and public presentations of new work, practitioners are invited to engage critically with each other in a programme specifically developed to support them at a pivotal point in their practice.

In response to evaluation from previous cohorts, and the challenging financial climate, Collective has made some amends to the structure of the Satellites Programme; increasing the number of participants and extending the programme timeframe for Satellites 2024-25 to work with 6 participants across 2 years.

Satellites is at the core of Collective’s mission and creative vision. Collective aspires to respond to the changing needs of artists in Scotland, including the rising costs which have exacerbated the lack of support and opportunity for making and presenting new work. This new structure will allow us to provide each practitioner with long-term organisational support, greater scope for peer engagement, reflection and time to develop their own practice.

The 2024-25 iteration of the programme will run from mid-2023 until the end of 2025, with presentations of new work taking place in 2024-25. Exact dates to be announced.

2024-25 Satellites Programme participants

Clarinda Tse is an interdisciplinary performance maker, bodyworker and facilitator – Hong Kong born and Glasgow-based. Their work explores emergent compositions of material ecologies and bodies as agency for worlding. Their habitat is sensual, slippery, more-than-human, transitional, drawn from everyday experience, multiplicities of selves, play and cellular reconciliation. Recent works are supported by Take Me Somewhere (2023), Tramway (2023), and BUZZCUT Double Thrills (2022).

Emelia Kerr Beale is a Glasgow-based artist working across drawing, sculpture, and textile to process body-mind complexity and hold space for multiplicity – underpinned by feminist disability studies and lived experience. Recent projects include There Has To Be Somewhere, Grand Union Gallery, Birmingham (2023); Platform: 2022, Institut Français d'Ecosse, Edinburgh (2022); and Hospitalfield’s Graduate Programme, Arbroath (2021-2022).

Hannan Jones is an artist of Algerian and Welsh origin raised on Binjareb Noongar Boodja, Australia, now based in Glasgow. Led by research, Hannan deep dives into concepts of hybridity, language, and rhythm associated with cultural and social migration, and psychogeography. Hannan practices at the intersections of sound, sculpture, installation, and moving image to find ‘togetherness’, and to enable space and expand our perspectives while reflecting ourselves in our surroundings. Recent presentations include Counterflows, Glasgow (2023); Edinburgh Art Festival (2022); Well Projects, Margate (2022); and CCA Annex (2022).

Josie KO is a Glasgow-based artist who brings together a kitsch DIY aesthetic full of colour and humour to playfully present narratives which speak towards Black British histories and Blackness in a white dominated environment. Group shows include Monuments on Paper, VITRINE, Basel, Switzerland (2022), Touch Me Baby, BadArt Collective, London (2022) and TH4Y, GENERATORprojects, Dundee (2022), Corporeal Confusion, ASC Studios, London (2022), Poor Things, Fruitmarket, Edinburgh (2023) and New Contemporaries, RSA, Edinburgh (2023).

Katherine Fay Allan is an interdisciplinary artist, researcher, and creative facilitator based in Edinburgh. Her practice grows from lived experiences of illness to discuss the wider politics of societal and ecological health. Working with the activity of nature, Katherine produces works that engage the senses, exploring notions around ephemerality, embodiment, and renewal.

Rowan Markson is an artist based in Glasgow. In practice, questions form around uneasy and haunted objects, sounds, words, images; namely figures of 'The Wandering Jew.’ A live growing archive/depository can be found at, supported by Creative Scotland Open Fund.

Satellites Programme is supported by Baillie Gifford.

Collective is supported by Creative Scotland and City of Edinburgh Council