ROSL Residency: Cole Ndelu & Dimple B. Shah

01 September 2019 - 31 October 2019

The annual ROSL International Residency with The Art House invites two early career artists living and working in commonwealth countries for an eight week residency in UK, between London and Wakefield.

This year Cole Ndelu and Dimple B. Shah were selected by a panel of curators and professionals from ROSL, The Art House, The Tetley and Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

Both artists will be showing work at The Manchester Contemporary 2019.

About the artists

Dimple B. Shah is a multidisciplinary artist from Bangalore, India, and based in Vadodara, Gujarat. Across her career, Shah has working in painting, printmaking, installation, video art and performance. With an intention to blend these media into an interdisciplinary language and a  developing practice spanning decades, her work has primarily found its focus through humanitarian issues.

Cole Ndelu is a conceptual portrait and fashion photographer based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her work counters popularised representations of black people and of Africa by creating imagery in which black people are a central focus. Her work is a celebration of blackness and a reflection of the love of the artist for their kin.


Image: Dimple B. Shah photographed by Cole Ndelu

Watch and learn

Explore our film section to discover more about the creative process with the help of some of our previous artists in residence.

Films by TAH
Joey Chin, Artist in Residency at The Art House, Autumn 2018