Belinda Kazeem-Kamiński is a writer, artist, and scholar. Her research-based and process-oriented practice rooted in Black feminist theory revolves around archives, specifically the gaps and blanks in public archives and collections. Her works, which intertwine documentary and fiction and are presented in a wide range of mediums, examine the present of an everlasting colonial past. Kazeem-Kamiński’s first artistic monograph a past without closure will be published by Sternberg Press in 2023.
Belinda Kazeem-Kamiński has exhibited work at 2023 Liverpool Biennial, United Kingdom; Camera Austria, Austria; and Kunsthalle Wien, Viena, among others.
Residents from Austria
Ruth Patir is a media artist and filmmaker who combines historical and national narratives with her personal history to explore gender paradigms and power dynamics. Patir’s works push the frontiers of representation in the digital age, challenging the gender and racial inequalities that exist in the fields of animation, 3D simulations, and AI.
Ruth Patir has exhibited work at Center of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv; Danspace Projects, New York; and Hamidrasha Gallery, Tel Aviv, among others.
Residents from Israel
Alex Nowak is a transdisciplinary artist creating sculptures and paintings in the realm of a comical archeology. Blurring the lines between the built environment and the natural world, his artworks are characterized by raw texture and organic forms. Nowak explores spatial stories about the human figure that are influenced by folk props and horror fiction. His work aims to interweave artistic materiality with contemporary social and philosophical theory.
Alex Nowak has exhibited work at Folkwang Museum, Germany; Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada; and KIT, Germany, among others.