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Current Resident: Jul 1, 2019–Aug 31, 2019

Tauck Ritzau Innovative Philanthropy, Dennis Elliott Founder's Fund

Studio #210

Artist

Younes Baba-Ali

Younes Baba-Ali makes art that is unconventional and critical, mostly in public space or places uncommon to art practice. He holds a mirror up to society and confronts it with its ingrained habits and dysfunctions. Baba-Ali’s work often assumes the form of the readymade, but underneath its facade of simplicity there is a complex exercise in balance at work. He integrates technology, objects, sound, video and photography with political, social and ecological issues.

Younes Baba-Ali has exhibited work at ZKM | Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany; BOZAR – Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, Belgium; and MACAAL, Marrakech, Morocco, among others. 

younesbabaali.com

Studio #212

Artist

Borjana Ventzislavova

Borjana Ventzislavova is a Sofia born, Vienna based cross-disciplinary artist working with video, installation, photography, and performance, among other media, often blending documentary and narrative styles to tests the line between personal and social in the context of current events and history. Throughout her practice, she analyses how stereotypes, models of representations, and political and social power structures control mechanisms of society. She also addresses issues of mobility, the crossing of socio-geographical and cultural borders, and the processes of communication and translation.

Borjana Ventzislavova has exhibited work at Belvedere 21, Vienna; Salzburger Kunstverein; MAK LA + MAK Vienna; TRIENNALE LINZ; Museum of Modern Art, Salzburg; Carinthian Museum of Modern Art; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sofia; Lentos Art Museum, Linz; Austrian Cultural Forum Washington; Austrian Cultural Forum London; Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; Sofia City Art Gallery; and Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, among others.
borjana.net

Current Resident: Aug 1, 2019–Dec 31, 2019

Danish Arts Foundation

Studio #213

Artist

Helene Nymann

Helene Nymann’s practice addresses the concept of embodied knowledge and the ways in which associative images stimulate memory. Applying mnemonic devices and memory-systems to image-making, Nymann constructs performative environments in which the moving image, sound and sculpture make way for transformative arrays of consciousness, deepening the understanding of the fundamental aspects by which we process information, store knowledge and create memories for more sustainable futures.

Helene Nymann has exhibited work at The New Museum, New York; Fridman Gallery, New York; and Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark, among others.

helenenymann.com

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