Laura Bradshaw

Scotland
www.scrimshawprojects.org

Laura Bradshaw is an artist working in performance and movement. As a performer and devisor Laura has worked with a number of companies and artists including Uninvited Guests, Fish and Game and most regularly under the direction of Nic Green. Her practice foregrounds collaboration and to reflect this initiates performance work under the name of Scrimshaw Projects. Scrimshaw Projects focuses on the body and its histories, memories and inheritance, the performance work is made across generations using movement as its primary art form. Laura supports other artists through mentorship, dramaturgy and Somatic Movement Education practices. Laura is also a lecturer in Contemporary Performance Practice at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.


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Artist Orange

Just as a performance artist uses their body as their medium, this is a fragrance composed entirely of the orange tree: fruit, leaves, bark, roots, and flowers. Artist Orange performs itself.

Top Notes

neroli, blood orange

Middle Notes

fresh orange juice, petit grain

Base Notes

orange twig, orange seed