Current Resident: Jan 1, 2023–Jun 30, 2023
Uniarts Helsinki Academy of Fine Arts in partnership with Saastamoinen Foundation
Felipe de Ávila Franco
Felipe de Ávila Franco investigates materiality through the lens of environmental aesthetics, creating sculptures, multimedia installations, and electromechanical systems, among other things. By combining traditional and experimental sculpture techniques, the artist explores the boundaries between different mediums.
Felipe de Ávila Franco has exhibited work at Helsinki Art Museum; Kiasma Contemporary Museum; and Amos Rex Museum, all in Helsinki, among others.felipedeavila.com
Events & Exhibitions
Residents from Brazil
Current Resident: May 1, 2023–Aug 31, 2023
Fire Station - Qatar Museums
Almaha Nasser is a multimedia artist working with printmaking, mixed media, and photography. She develops her visual narrative through different media and focuses on symbolizing trees and time to revisit memories.
Almaha Nasser has exhibited work at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar; and al markhiya gallery; all in Qatar, among others.
Current Resident: Apr 1, 2023–Jul 31, 2023
Ministry of Culture, Taiwan
In her practice, Hung-Yen Chang explores and reexamines the relationship between artistic development and social context during and post the Cold War era through the writing, archive-collection, and curating, with the goal of rediscovering the momentum and reflections between of historical moments. As an art administrator, Chang is also interested in the generative system and trends of cultural institutions in contemporary urban spaces.
Hung-Yen Chang has curated exhibitions at Tainan Art Museum and Taoyuan Museum of Fine Arts, in Taipei, among others.