Mark Carlin is the founder and co-director of Islington Mill Arts Club, the organisation which programmes and manages all public facing events, exhibitions and residencies at Islington Mill. Whilst at Flux Factory, Mark will be researching artist residency models, and the cultural and creative funding landscape within the city, beginning with Flux Factory itself.
Christina Freeman is an interdisciplinary artist based in New York City. Her work takes on various forms including photography, video, artists’ books, multimedia installation, collaborative performance, and curatorial projects. She received her MFA in Studio Art from Hunter College, City University of New York in 2012 and her BA in Spanish and Latin American Studies from Haverford College in 2005. She has been invited to perform her participatory works as an artist-in-residence for SOMA in Mexico City, Heliopolis in Brooklyn, Galería Perdida in Michoacán, Mexico and the TEM market in Volos, Greece. She is a recipient of the Tuttle Fund, the Graf Travel Grant, the Pickett Fund Award and two Center for Peace and Global Citizenship grants. Her 2012 solo exhibition at the Red House in Sofia, Bulgaria was featured on Bulgarian national radio and television. In 2015 she was awarded the CUNY PSC Grant to study at the Center for Book Arts in New York. Christina is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Fine Arts at Haverford College and teaches in the Department of Art & Art History at Hunter College.