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Current Resident: Jun 1, 2023–Aug 31, 2023

Canada Council for the Arts

Studio #201


Sukaina Kubba

Sukaina Kubba is a multidisciplinary and material-based artist whose work is strongly rooted in material and cultural research, story-telling, and drawing connections. Kubba works with industrial and packaging materials as signifiers and concrete indices, and explores traveling objects, textiles and vehicles as carriers of cross-cultural histories. She depicts rugs as peripatetic architectural components rolled and unfurled by nomads and migrants and put over sand, rocks, floors, and walls to denote a re-location.

Sukaina Kubba has exhibited work at The Next Contemporary, Toronto; Aga Khan Museum, Toronto; and Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, among others.

Past Residencies

Current Resident: May 1, 2023–Aug 31, 2023

Danish Arts Foundation

Studio #202


Carl Mannov

Carl Mannov uses painting and other mediums to explore the role that fiction plays in the formation of identity, drawing on his own experience and theatrical upbringing as a source of maxims.

Carl Mannov has exhibited work at Salzburger Kunstverein, Austria; Overgaden Contemporary Art Institute, Denmark; and La Casa Encendida, Spain, among others.

Current Resident: Apr 1, 2023–Jun 30, 2023

Alberta Foundation for the Arts

Studio #204


Mandy Espezel

Mandy Espezel is an interdisciplinary artist working with paintings and site-specific installations. Espezel’s works engage in an intersectional feminist-phenomenological discourse and investigate visceral representations of anxiety, desire, humour, and failure. She explores how intuitive processes manifest bodily knowledge, while questioning the division of the material and the conceptual and addressing the authority of a hierarchical-binary-system.

Mandy Espezel has exhibited work at Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Canada; Trükimuuseum Gallery, Estonia; and Space Gachang Gallery, South Korea, among others.

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