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Current Resident: Jun 30, 2017–Sep 30, 2017

Gallery 301

Studio #222


Yumiko Ono

Yumiko Ono is interested in form and formats. Repetition and reproduction are often seen in her work, which ranges from drawings to sculptures to videos to sound installations. Her aim is to interpret the subjects that she finds, and give them a new order through her point of view, which usually results in laconic expressions. She is currently experimenting with minimalistic geometric forms, particularly those related to the field of architecture.

Yumiko Ono is a contemporary artist who works with various media. Ono completed her BA in Oil Painting in Kyoto, Japan. She then went on to study in various countries including Hungary, Czech Republic and Israel as a government scholarship student before receiving an MA in Intermedia in the Czech Republic. She is currently completing her second MA degree in ceramics in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Current Resident: Sep 1, 2017–Nov 30, 2017

Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec

Studio #301


Eli Kerr

Eli Kerr is committed to artistic practices that investigate the unfolding of technological and social modalities. His research currently observes situational and environmental risk as a relation to legacies of modernity.

Eli Kerr (born 1988) is a Canadian curator based in Montréal. With interest in architecture and agency of infrastructures, Kerr co-founded VIE D’ANGE with Daphné Boxer in 2016. Their exhibition program borrows devices from theatre to explore the internalization of economic and historical complexities within a shifting built environment.

Current Resident: Mar 1, 2017–Feb 28, 2018

Australia Council for the Arts, Creative New Zealand

Studio #303


Jess Johnson

Jess Johnson’s drawings and installations are influenced by the intersections of language, science fiction, culture and technology. In her drawings, she depicts complex worlds that combine densely layered patterns, objects and figures within architectural settings. Johnson’s drawings are often displayed within constructed environments. Her recent video collaborations with Simon Ward have involved translating her drawings into animated videos and virtual reality, enabling audiences to have simulated experiences of her drawings.

Jess Johnson was born in Tauranga, New Zealand in 1979. After ten years of living and working in Melbourne, she relocated permanently to New York City in 2016. Her work has been exhibited internationally in solo and group exhibitions at Jack Hanley Gallery, New York; Art Basel Hong Kong; Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh; Centre CLARK, Montreal; National Gallery of Victoria, Australia; Museum of Contemporary Art Australia; and Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, New Zealand. She is represented by Jack Hanley Gallery, New York; Darren Knight Gallery, Australia; and Ivan Anthony Gallery, New Zealand.

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