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Current Resident: Sep 1, 2018–Aug 31, 2019

OCA - Office for Contemporary Art Norway

Studio #220


Helene Førde

Helene Førde is an interdisciplinary artist working with installation, sculpture, sound, mechanical or interactive elements, and performance. She uses a site sensitive approach throughout her practice. Førde is interested in exploring perception, awareness, memories, context, and the particular history and character of a space. Her recent works also reflect on cultural history, traditions and patterns of living, in the face of new times, change and prevailing politics.

Helene Førde has exhibited at Galleri F 15, Moss Norway; Møre & Romsdal Art Center, Molde, Norway; and has shown work as part of Bonn Hoeren, Bonn, Germany, among others. She is the winner of the sound art competition Sonotopia 2015.

Current Resident: Dec 1, 2018–Feb 28, 2019

Jane Farver Memorial Fund, Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation

Studio #222


Amanda Abi Khalil

Amanda Abi Khalil is an independent curator based in Beirut. She has been focusing her curatorial projects on socially engaged art practices. She is the founder of Temporary Art Platform, a curatorial platform that aims to shift artistic and curatorial discourse towards social and contextual concerns in Lebanon through residencies, research projects and commissions.

Amanda Abi Khalil has curated exhibitions at the National Museum of Beirut; Temporary Art Platform, Beirut; and Center of Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, among others.

Studio #301


Tali Keren

Tali Keren is a media artist whose work investigates the formation of ideology, violence, and political identity. She often conducts research at sites and organizations that execute state power such as municipalities, political lobby groups, and churches. The materials she collects in these locations result in multi-media installation, performance, and video-based works. Since moving to the United States, Keren has become increasingly interested in looking at USA/Israel/Palestine relations through the intersection of politics, propaganda religion and military technology.

Tali Keren has exhibited work at Eyebeam, New York City; Goethe-Institut New York; and Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, among others.

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