Taloi Havini utilizes a wide variety of media to explore issues about maintaining inherited knowledge systems across time and space, including ceramics, sculpture, installation, photography and film. Her practice centers on deconstructing the politics of location.
Taloi Havini was born in Bougainville, the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. She currently lives and works between Sydney and Bougainville. Havini received a Bachelor of Arts from the Australian National University where she majored in ceramics, photomedia, and art and politics. She engages with collections and archives and often responds to these experiences with experimental installations and exhibitions at institutions including the Sharjah Biennial 13; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; and Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane.
Residents from Australia
Sofie Krogh Christensen
Sofie Krogh Christensen is a curator, writer, and editor. She is interested in the dialogue between artist and curator and political narratives in contemporary art exhibitions today.
Sofie Krogh Christensen (born 1988) received her MA in Cultural Studies from University of Copenhagen. She was the Assistant Curator, 15th Istanbul Biennial, a good neighbor, 2017 and Curatorial Assistant, PRAXES Center for Contemporary Art, Berlin.
Events & Exhibitions
Residents from Denmark
Andreas Duscha creates work based on images that are often associated with specific places, historical events and political phenomena. He subjectively portrays events that are both banal and of importance to develop new narratives.
Andreas Duscha has exhibited work at 21er Haus, Vienna; Kunsthaus Zürich; and Manifesta 7, Rovereto, Italy, among others.