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Søren Thilo Funder

Søren Thilo Funder’s works are carefully crafted cinematic mash-ups of diverse cultural fields and social histories, integrating aspects of critical theory, literature, cinema, popular culture and counterculture. Through the use of cinematic narratives, mise en scène and video documents the artist aspire to propose new connections between historical, cultural and political matter and generate new potential spaces, third places, for political contemplation and counter-memory.

Søren Thilo Funder lives and works in Denmark. He has participated in international exhibitions at 19th Biennale of Sydney; Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen; 12th Istanbul Biennial; Turku Art Museum; Critical Distance, Toronto; amongst others.

Past Resident
2017: Rubicon Gallery

Lucy McKenna

Lucy McKenna’s work is concerned with information systems that attempt to explain the universe and our place in it. She has a multidisciplinary practice that includes drawing, photography, film and installation.Through her projects she traces different forms of data extraction, collection and communication developed by humans. This can include methods of scientific experiment, invention of technology, intuitive belief, or myth. In her work, McKenna seeks to unfold the information hidden in those spaces where the analytic and the intuitive concur.

Lucy McKenna has had several international solo and group exhibitions, including at The Lab Gallery, Dublin; gallerywest, Toronto; and VISUAL, Carlow. She had participated in residency programs at Vermont Studio Center, Toronto Artscape, and NES, Iceland.

Anu Vahtra

Anu Vahtra employs an artistic approach to site-specific, space-oriented problematics. Her installations, which often include photography, capture the surrounding spaces of their sites, making them both the subject and the physical form of the artwork.

Anu Vahtra has exhibited her work in Estonia and abroad including at the Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn; Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania; and Kjubh Kunstverein, Cologne. Vahtra has participated in residency programs in Norway and Lithuania, and is a founder of the independent publishing initiative Lugemik in Tallinn. She is the winner of the Köler Prize, 2015 and the Cultural Endowment of Estonia Annual Award, 2017.