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
Rajyashri Goody is a visual artist and ethnographer. Her practice is informed by her background in social science as well as her Dalit roots. Through the use of various media, including writing, ceramics, photography, video, and sculptural works made with found objects and food items, she attempts to decode and make visible instances of everyday power and resistance within Dalit communities in India. She is currently researching parallels and contrasts in foodways in the context of race and caste.
Rajyashri Goody has exhibited work at The Showroom, London; Harvard University, Cambridge; and Khoj International Artists’ Association, New Delhi, among others.rajyashrigoody.com