Søren Thilo Funder
Søren Thilo Funder’s works are carefully crafted cinematic mash-ups of diverse cultural fields and social histories, integrating aspects of critical theory, literature, cinema, popular culture and counterculture. Through the use of cinematic narratives, mise en scène and video documents the artist aspire to propose new connections between historical, cultural and political matter and generate new potential spaces, third places, for political contemplation and counter-memory.
Søren Thilo Funder lives and works in Denmark. He has participated in international exhibitions at 19th Biennale of Sydney; Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen; 12th Istanbul Biennial; Turku Art Museum; Critical Distance, Toronto; amongst others.
Residents from Denmark
Deborah Edmeades’s work exists at the intersection of performance, the lens, object-making and drawing. Her performative practice has at times extended outside of an artistic or academic context and into therapeutic and esoteric experiments. Recent interests include the history of western esotericism and its manifestation in contemporary New Age religion.
Deborah Edmeades has shown work at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, United Kingdom; Ars Electronica, Austria; Dixon Place, New York; Artspeak, Vancouver; and The Knitting Factory, New York, among others.
Residents from Canada
Anu Vahtra employs an artistic approach to site-specific, space-oriented problematics. Her installations, which often include photography, capture the surrounding spaces of their sites, making them both the subject and the physical form of the artwork.
Anu Vahtra has exhibited her work in Estonia and abroad including at the Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn; Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania; and Kjubh Kunstverein, Cologne. Vahtra has participated in residency programs in Norway and Lithuania, and is a founder of the independent publishing initiative Lugemik in Tallinn. She is the winner of the Köler Prize, 2015 and the Cultural Endowment of Estonia Annual Award, 2017.