Imogen Taylor’s practice seeks to illuminate the modernist painting movement’s embedded relationship with LGBTQ+ histories. Her reclamations of modernist tropes emerge on parallelogram shaped canvases to create a sense of disorientation for the viewer through queer phenomenology. Taylor believes that parallel to the physical act of painting, queerness functions as a medium activated by her body.
Residents from New Zealand
Anna Estarriola is interested in the exchanges and interactions between visual and media arts with other disciplines, including performing arts and technology. The themes of her work revolve around perception of reality, individual and communal behavior, and communication. She uses cross-disciplinary narrative structures that explore and question the union of content, medium and context. Over the last years, she has created media installation works combining sculptures and moving image with dramaturgy, mechanics and electronics.
Residents from Finland
Agostino Iacurci works with a wide range of media, including painting, wall-painting, sculpture, drawing, and installation. He creates immersive spaces to transform the perception of given environments. Starting from specific topics like the use of colors in the ancient and classical world, he questions issues of traditions and identity, investigating the process of idealization underlying historical myths and their impact on the collective imagination.