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
Knut Åsdam is a filmmaker, installation artist, sculptor, photographer, and writer. His work explores contemporary society and its psychological and material effects. He is also interested in the toll of everyday life, including how individuals construct and negotiate their identities in reaction to the rules and organizations of contemporary society. Åsdam is engaged in a deep reworking of narrative film from within a contemporary art context and also works in the public realm.
Knut Åsdam has had exhibitions at Tate Modern, London; Kunsthalle Bern; and The Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, among others.knutasdam.net
Residents from Norway
Bettina Brunner is a curator, art critic and academic focusing on avantgarde film and contemporary moving image practices.
Bettina Brunner has an MA in Art History and recently completed her PhD at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. As an independent curator she has organized film screenings and exhibitions at mumok kino, Vienna; das weisse haus, Vienna, and Auto Italia South East, London. She has previously worked at Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna; British Film Institute, London; and Cubitt Artists, London.