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Current Resident: Jan 1, 2021–Jun 30, 2021

Fire Station - Qatar Museums

Studio #209

Artist

Yousef Bahzad

Yousef Bahzad works with painting and experimental photography. The artist maintains and builds upon what he refers to ‘visual mythos,’ consisting of past drawings, paintings, and photographs. Bahzad observes how the works supplement and speak to each other as a starting point to explore themes of individuality and universality.

Yousef Bahzad has exhibited work at Fire Station, Doha, Qatar, and ITSLIQUID Group, Venice, among others.

Current Resident: Mar 1, 2021–Jun 30, 2021

Consulate General of Spain in New York

Studio #214

Artist

Miki Leal

Miki Leal’s practice is characterized by the use of irony, distancing from conventional painting, and the questioning of “isms”. His work reflects his personal iconography and explores a range of topics including architecture, cinema, travel, jazz music, and the camp aesthetic. Over the years, he developed sculptural ceramic pieces to move his painting into three-dimensional space.

Miki Leal has exhibited work at Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles; County Hall Gallery, London; and CAC Málaga, Spain, among others.

Studio #215

Artist

Conny Karlsson Lundgren

Conny Karlsson Lundgren is a visual artist based in Stockholm and Hoby Mosse. He works with film, text, image, and archival documents, to explores themes around social, political, and individual identities. In his practice, the artist employs interdisciplinary methods to present alternative realities and social agreements reimagined through experiences, contrapositions, desires, and secret codes. Karlsson Lundgren is interested in the archive as both carrier of information and a mechanism of control. He holds an MFA from Valand Academy of Fine Arts in Gothenburg, Sweden, and participated in the Studio Research Program at Van Eyck Academie in Maastricht, The Netherlands in 2014–15.

Conny Karlsson Lundgren has exhibited work at Moderna Museet Malmö; Gothenburg Art Museum; and Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp, among others. He was recently awarded the 2020 Erna & Victor Hasselblad Foundation Research Fellowship.
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