Zai Nomura describes his work as a kind of “indecisive point” between death and life. His abstract work drifts between artificial and natural, sculpture and photography, and static and dynamic. According to Nomura, this kind of indecisiveness is based on the ephemerality and vulnerability of the Japanese environment in relation to natural disasters and nuclear experiences.
Residents from Japan
Antoinette Zwirchmayr’s work consists of concise juxtapositions that reveal sensitive relationships between human beings, objects and nature. Her lyrical visual compositions show vulnerable surfaces separating the inner from the outer, where she examines stereotypical ideas of physique and identity. The reduced formal aesthetic that she employs is marked by a critical ambivalence and directs the viewer’s attention to details that are correlated in the transient and physical quality of analog film.
Residents from Austria
Maja Bekan is calling upon Brooklyn residents to participate in a timely exploration of (art) work, (art) institution and (art) community, in her project (Rehearsing) Togetherness HOLD IT TOGETHER. WE HAVE EACH OTHER. Click here to view the open call.
Maja Bekan’s work explores and questions mediation and delegation of artwork production. She is interested in a collaborative and social approach to explore personal histories, truths, economies and social relations. Bekan works on long-term research-based projects that involve different levels of collaboration, presented to the public in the form of performances, site-specific environments, and video/audio/text-based installations.