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
Residents from Sweden
Honkasalo-Niemi-Virtanen is a Helsinki-based collective of three artists working in the fields of music, theatre, sculpture and time-based arts. Their research-oriented and multi-disciplinary practice has as its main focal point the tension between historical narratives and the uncertain borderlands between scientific facts, myths and imagination.
Honkasalo-Niemi-Virtanen have exhibited work at Sinne Gallery, Helsinki; Helsinki International Artist Programme; and Kunsthalle Helsinki, among others.