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Current Resident: Jul 1, 2019–Sep 30, 2019

OCA - Office for Contemporary Art Norway

Studio #221

Curator

Kristina Melbø Valvik

Kristina Melbø Valvik’s curatorial practice entails selecting space for projects with awareness of the audience’s experience in the room. Her curatorial focus lies in the intersections between disciplines. Since 2016 she has worked with the nomadic art space and concept Prøverommet, an independent entity beneath BIT-Teatergarasjen in Bergen, during which she has developed site-specific work in unconventional spaces with artists.

Kristina Melbø Valvik has curated projects at KODE, Bergen; KVIT Galleri, Copenhagen; and Nordnes Sjøbad – AdO arenaBergen, among others. 

Current Resident: Jul 1, 2019–Aug 31, 2019

ISCP ​Alumni Fund

Studio #222

Artist

belit sağ

belit sağ’s ongoing artistic and moving image practice largely focuses on the role of visual representations in the experience and perception of political conflicts and violence in Turkey, Germany, and the Netherlands. Recent works include a video piece that centers around the concepts and practices of conserving, conversing, absences and re-enactment.

belit sağ’swork has been exhibited in international art spaces including PEER UK and LUX, London; EYE Film Museum, Amsterdam; and documenta 14, Kassel, among others. 

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Past Residencies

Current Resident: Jul 1, 2019–Sep 30, 2019

Lenore G. Tawney Foundation

Studio #301

Artist

Sophy Naess

Sophy Naess is a multimedia artist based in New Haven who works with painting, printmaking, weaving, and writing.

Sophy Naess has exhibited work at 321 Gallery, Brooklyn; 17ESSEX, New York; and Växjö Konsthall, Sweden, among others. She is a lecturer in the Painting and Printmaking program at Yale University School of Art, and Director of Chateau d’Eau, an exhibition platform for artist designed fragrances. 
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