Imogen Taylor’s practice seeks to illuminate the modernist painting movement’s embedded relationship with LGBTQ+ histories. Her reclamations of modernist tropes emerge on parallelogram shaped canvases to create a sense of disorientation for the viewer through queer phenomenology. Taylor believes that parallel to the physical act of painting, queerness functions as a medium activated by her body.
Residents from New Zealand
Ruth Beraha’s research investigates elements that can commonly be labeled as evil, stranger, or unknown, focusing on the disruption of the certainties we base our experience of the world on. With immersive audios, sculptures, installations, drawings and photographs, her work makes the viewer consider the adversary no longer as a distant and incomprehensible entity, but as a constitutive part of our identity.
Residents from Italy
Agostino Iacurci works with a wide range of media, including painting, wall-painting, sculpture, drawing, and installation. He creates immersive spaces to transform the perception of given environments. Starting from specific topics like the use of colors in the ancient and classical world, he questions issues of traditions and identity, investigating the process of idealization underlying historical myths and their impact on the collective imagination.