Remy Jungerman’s recent work relates to his Surinamese roots and global citizenship. He places traditional materials and objects in different contexts that challenge the established notions of their representation within Western society. Jungerman derives his inspiration from the Maroon culture and the global black diaspora. He is also inspired by Western traditions and developments in the arts, such as the twentieth century Dutch De Stijl movement.
Remy Jungerman (born, Suriname) has lived and worked in Amsterdam since 1990. He has exhibited his work at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam; Gemeente Museum, The Hague; Havana Biennial, Cuba; Prospect.3: Notes for Now, New Orleans; and the Brooklyn Museum, New York, amongst others. Jungerman is the recipient of the Fritschy Culture Award, The Netherlands. His work has been featured in numerous publications and has been acquired by various institutions and private collectors worldwide.
Residents from The Netherlands
Helene Førde is an interdisciplinary artist working with installation, sculpture, sound, mechanical or interactive elements, and performance. She uses a site sensitive approach throughout her practice. Førde is interested in exploring perception, awareness, memories, context, and the particular history and character of a space. Her recent works also reflect on cultural history, traditions and patterns of living, in the face of new times, change and prevailing politics.
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Residents from Norway
Benedikte Holen’s curatorial work is rooted in the connections between the personal, the political and the academic. She is particularly interested in context-based practices and various types of knowledge production. Holen often engages in collaborations with artists in which the production of new works is essential.
Benedikte Holen is a curator at Jugendstilsenteret and KUBE, Aalesund, Norway, where she has worked with several artists in developing solo and group exhibitions as well as presenting projects in public space, public programs, publications and discursive platforms. She has previously lectured at the University of Bergen, worked for Bergen Art Museum’s educational department and published critiques and essays in KunstForum, among other publications. She has authored and edited several essays and publications. Holen has an MA in Art History from the University of Bergen and a degree in Creative Curating from the Bergen Academy of Art and Design.