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Current Resident: Jan 1, 2018–Jun 30, 2018

Alfred Kordelin Foundation

Studio #216

Artist

Iiu Susiraja

Iiu Susiraja is a self-portrait artist who works mainly with photography and video. Her practice involves capturing mundane domestic situations that relate to themes of femininity, the body, and social stereotypes.

Iiu Susiraja (born 1975) lives and works in Turku, Finland. She graduated from the Arts Academy at Turku University of Applied Sciences in 2012. Susiraja has shown her work at Ramiken Crucible, New York; Rubell Family Collection, Miami; and the Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, amongst others. Her art is in several collections including the Heino Art Foundation, Helsinki Art Museum, Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, National Museum of Finland, and Gothenburg Museum of Art.

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Current Resident: Mar 1, 2018–Jun 30, 2018

Australia Council for the Arts, Dame Joan Sutherland Fund

Studio #217

Artist

Lauren Berkowitz

Lauren Berkowitz is an Australian installation artist who creates mostly ephemeral and site-specific works. She describes her art as one of retrieval, and works with natural and found materials. She seeks inspiration from modernist art of the 1960s and 1970s as well as from connections to her Jewish heritage. Often inspired by the landscape but troubled by its degradation, she recycles materials and themes into environmental narratives as an act of regeneration.

Lauren Berkowitz has exhibited across commercial and institutional spaces within Australia and internationally including National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne; and Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.

laurenberkowitz.com.au

Studio #218

Artist

Luisa Kasalicky

Luisa Kasalicky works with painting, textile, drawing and light installation. The forms and components of her pieces often relate to architecture and design. In her practice, Kasalicky makes use of metal furniture, gutters, tiles, and decorative house plants, that appear as fragments in enigmatic contexts.

Luisa Kasalicky has exhibited work at LENTOS Kunstmuseum, Linz; Bawag Contemporary, Vienna; and Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna.

kasalicky.com

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