Yael Frank is a multi-disciplinary artist working mainly in sculpture and video. Her satiric projects conceptually hack cultural and textual systems, arguing for emotional connections between historical memory and esoteric consumerist goods. Frank employs comedic strategies to expose multiple points of view on the precarious state of ethical concepts. Her work aims to test the seriousness of political ethos by orchestrating situations that are physically beyond language.
Yael Frank has exhibited work at The Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel; The Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel; and FuturDome, Milano, among others.
Residents from United States
Kenji Yamada is an artist who carries out social practice and activities to share conﬂicts and paradoxes within international society. These conﬂicts and paradoxes emerge from application and misuse of ethnographical wisdoms, remains and modern heritages, including war ruins in a particular cultural area. He complexly questions undiﬀerentiated historical views and public interest by cooperating with citizens to publicize and reveal historical artifacts that have been buried by the construction of public spaces to society.
Kenji Yamada has exhibited at 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo; Yang Art Museum, Beijing; and Morgue Gallery, Chelsea College of Arts, London, among others.
Residents from Japan
Dimitra Kondylatou is a video producer, editor, writer, and host interested by the boundaries of art and how it interacts with tourism and daily life. Kondylatou explores gestures, practices, and correspondences through the lens of hospitality and exchange contexts and spaces. Her work merges ideas and crosses boundaries with other disciplines such as anthropology.
Dimitra Kondylatou has exhibited work at the 27th Athens International Film Festival; State of Concept, Athens; and W139, Amsterdam, among others.