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Current Resident: Jul 1, 2018–Dec 31, 2018

Alfred Kordelin Foundation

Studio #216

Artist

Eero Yli-Vakkuri

Eero Yli-Vakkuri is a multi-disciplinary artist currently based in Helsinki. Yli-Vakkuri creates performances, conceptual art pieces, as well as video works, often revolving around the condition of specific urban areas, spaces or groups. In his practice, he collaborates with professionals such as craft artists, astronomers and equestrians to realize his work.

Eero Yli-Vakkuri has exhibited work at Signal #6, Brussels; Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland; and New Performance Turku Festival, Finland, among others. 
eero.storijapan.net

Current Resident: Jul 1, 2018–Sep 30, 2018

Danish Arts Foundation

Studio #217

Artist

Rusudan Melikishvili

With painting as her main medium Rusudan Melikishvili examines and explores themes and relations between subjects such as gender, body and femininity. Her works are based on some of humankind’s longlasting existential and psychological questions about birth, life, sexuality and mortality.

Rusudan Melikishvili has exhibited work at The Lviv National Art Gallery and the Hungarian National Museum, among others.

rusudan.dk

Studio #218

Artist

Benjamin Hirte

Benjamin Hirte uses a combination of objects and text within his works to examine themes of semiotics, slang, and metaphor within cultural histories.

Benjamin Hirte has exhibited work at Museum für moderne Kunst, Frankfurt; Museo Canonica, Villa Borghese, Rome; and Leopold Museum, Vienna, among others.

benjaminhirte.com

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