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
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Residents from Sweden
Eero Yli-Vakkuri is a multi-disciplinary artist currently based in Helsinki. Yli-Vakkuri creates performances, conceptual art pieces, as well as video works, often revolving around the condition of specific urban areas, spaces or groups. In his practice, he collaborates with professionals such as craft artists, astronomers and equestrians to realize his work.
Residents from Finland
With painting as her main medium Rusudan Melikishvili examines and explores themes and relations between subjects such as gender, body and femininity. Her works are based on some of humankind’s longlasting existential and psychological questions about birth, life, sexuality and mortality.
Rusudan Melikishvili has exhibited work at The Lviv National Art Gallery and the Hungarian National Museum, among others.