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 Israel
In his work, Krišs Salmanis employs animation, video, photography, and his own body. The artist attempts to uncover paradox and a quest for truth, as well as subtle irony and existential sadness, by frequently employing minimal form.
Krišs Salmanis has exhibited work at the 55th Venice Biennale; Kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga; and Art in General, New York, among others.
Residents from Latvia
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.