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Current Resident: Apr 1, 2017–Jun 30, 2017

Danish Arts Foundation

Studio #213

Artist

Honey Biba Beckerlee

Honey Biba Beckerlee’s practice revolves around the belief that images co-produce our view of the world and the way we relate to each other. Through installation art she aims to push the visual medium to the point where it challenges our perception of reality. Her work revolves around how images may challenge the idea of a coherent objective reality and other singular paradigms, such as the principle of originality, individualism and anthropocentrism.

Honey Biba Beckerlee (born 1978) obtained an MFA from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and an MA in Contemporary Art Theory from Goldsmiths, University of London. Her work is research-based and theoretically informed, with a keen interest in Quantum Theory, animism and materialism.

 

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Studio #214

Artist

Elli Kuruş

Elli Kuruş critically examines the development of media and technology, reading the present as material history. Her artistic and curatorial practice converge into installations, videos, drawings, and lecture performances. In her ongoing project History of Political Operating Systems, she examines the relationship between blockchain technology, ideas of utopia, and the organization of political life.

Elli Kuruş is a Leipzig-based collective artist. Her most recent solo exhibition Invisible Hand, The Great Book of … was held at Galerie Miroslav Kraljević, Zagreb, Croatia, 2016. She has shown work in several spaces in Leipzig, Berlin, Basel, and Los Angeles. A chapter of her work on the blockchain will be part of the upcoming book Artists Re:Thinking the Blockchain published by Furtherfield and Torque.

 

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Studio #215

Artist

Jonas Nobel

Jonas Nobel is an artist and the co-founder of the artist/design/architect group Uglycute. Nobel works with sculpture and drawing based on historic texts and/or events. With texts as a starting point, he creates representations of historical events influenced by his ideas, personal associations, and reflections. Nobel’s body of work stems from an interest in material culture, both contemporary and historic.

Jonas Nobel graduated in 1998 from the Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå, Sweden. Uglycute works toward expanding the concept of design by integrating professionals from other fields in the various undertaken projects. Uglycute has been featured in numerous international shows including 50th Venice Biennial, 2003, and Emscherkunst, Germany, 2013. Nobel has exhibited and created public commissions mainly in Scandinavia. He is represented by Galleri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm.

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