Knut Åsdam is a filmmaker, installation artist, sculptor, photographer, and writer. His work explores contemporary society and its psychological and material effects. He is also interested in the toll of everyday life, including how individuals construct and negotiate their identities in reaction to the rules and organizations of contemporary society. Åsdam is engaged in a deep reworking of narrative film from within a contemporary art context and also works in the public realm.
Knut Åsdam has had exhibitions at Tate Modern, London; Kunsthalle Bern; and The Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, among others.knutasdam.net
Residents from Norway
Bettina Brunner is a curator, art critic and academic focusing on avantgarde film and contemporary moving image practices.
Bettina Brunner has an MA in Art History and recently completed her PhD at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. As an independent curator she has organized film screenings and exhibitions at mumok kino, Vienna; das weisse haus, Vienna, and Auto Italia South East, London. She has previously worked at Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna; British Film Institute, London; and Cubitt Artists, London.
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Residents from Austria
Belle Bassin is an experimental visual artist. In her practice, she pursues new formats and modes of presentation where she exhibits within urban and biological spaces, as well as within galleries and museums. Situated at the intersection of sculpture and performance, her work often fixates upon the sentient dimension of color and form. Her work is currently concerned with early female Abstraction, the psychic space of visions, and the occupation of bodies and space by invisible forces.