Anna Frost is a Danish curator based in Los Angeles. Her practice focuses on nomadic, multi-purpose and artist initiated projects. Together with creative director Jordan Richman she directs Atrium, a series of site-specific interventions in the historic architecture of The Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Since 2016 her and collaborator Agnes Bolt have directed BLUE RUIN, a curatorial platform that aims to subvert a traditional gallery context to present art exhibitions within the more precarious and shifting space of a home for sale. From 2011 to 2017 she was co-director of the Danish exhibition space and production unit TOVES in Copenhagen.
Anna Frost has realized projects and exhibitions at renowned galleries and institutions across Europe and America. As curatorial assistant and coordinator she recently worked on the exhibition project The Lost Museum with curator Charles Esche as part of the collaboration with the Munch Museum in Oslo. Anna Frost was part of the team that launched the Danish run art institute PRAXES Center For Contemporary Art in Berlin, where she worked as program coordinator with the directors Rhea Dahl and Kristine Siegel. Recent curatorial projects include: Bonbons Diplomatiques with Agatha Wara at 123 Astronaut Gallery, 10.000 Words with dis + semiotext(e), Nobody Owns The Beach, Sunset Island, Miami, Choreography For Crane for the 9th Berlin Biennale; IMPRESSIONS, a bi-coastal billboard campaign in New York and Los Angeles; PLANES at Bas Fisher Invitational Miami; LOVELACE at Import Projects, Berlin; Formation Center at TOVES, Copenhagen; and AMICI at STORE Contemporary, Dresden.annafrost.org
Residents from Denmark
Charlotte Eifler works at the intersection of film, sound and science. In her essayistic videos and multimedia installations she interrogates the politics of representation, abstraction and computation. With a focus on feminist approaches and elements of science fiction, she explores processes of image production and imaginations of alternative futures.
Residents from Germany
Johannes Heldén’s interdisciplinary works deals with artificial intelligence, ecology, poetry, science fiction, sentience, nature and interactive narrative structures. He is the author of sixteen books, the most recent being New New Hampshire & Clouds, 2017, and Astroecology, 2016. Astroecology was published simultaneously in three languages, made into an interdisciplinary performance at the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, and into a digital artwork published by Bonniers Konsthall. He has published four music albums and seven interactive online works of poetry and visual art.
Johannes Heldén has exhibited work at the Riga Biennial; Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm; and Centre Pompidou, Paris, among others. He is the recipient of the inaugural N. Katherine Hayles Award.johanneshelden.com