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Past Resident
2014: Australia Council for the Arts

nova Milne

Nova Milne create moments of connection or disruption, often taking the form of encounters across the breach of time. These sometimes reveal invisible or poetic connections between minor-historical events, and shared fictional or popular references. Through their increasingly expanded video installations, they unleash the occult potential of recombining anachronistic elements, forging a magical sympathy between documentary or amature sources and fabricated material. Their process invents a de-centered point of view and the question of inter-subjectivity forms an ongoing curiosity, alongside considerations of time, mysticism, longing, and empathy.

Nova Milne is a relationship that began when the two artists met as teenagers in 1998, and started exhibiting in 2003. They are recent alumni of the Residency Program at the Bemis Center, Omaha and have undertaken several residencies, including at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, and Artspace, Sydney. Their solo exhibitions include the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia; The Physics Room, New Zealand; and Artspace, Australia. Other exhibitions include venues such as the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia; The Kadist Art Foundation, Paris; The Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania; The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne; 104 and The Musee Rodin, Paris.

Past Resident
2014: Foundation for a Civil Society

Staš Kleindienst

Staš Kleindienst’s work addresses issues of origin, representation, and naturalization of authority. Within this context he is shaping a social fiction, drawn through dystopian image of a social reality that stems from the present-day ideological, economic, and political co-ordinates.
Staš Kleindienst (born 1979, Slovenia) lives and works in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Kleindienst has an MA in Fine Art from the Academy of Fine Art and Design in Ljubljana. His exhibitions include U3-7th Triennial of Contemporary Slovenian Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova (MSUM), Ljubljana; Spaceship Yugoslavia- The Suspension of Time, nGbK, Berlin; Not So Distant Memory, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art; and Buy Your Own Art Experience, AC Institute, New York. In 2014 he won the OHO Group Award, the national visual arts award for young visual artists.

Past Resident
2014: Van Beuningen/Peterich Fund

Allard van Hoorn

Allard van Hoorn investigates relationships to our environment incorporating the disciplines of architecture, design, music and dance. He visually, acoustically and spatially transcodes our usage and perception of cities and nature in order to question preconceptions and experiences of the spaces we live and work in. Through mapping and the subsequent re-ordering of embedded rituals, rules and routines in buildings and public spaces, he allows for reinterpretation of form and function taking into account the inherent impossibility of complete description of our world by manmade systems.

Allard van Hoorn (Leiden, The Netherlands, 1968) has been shown at biennials in cities including Istanbul, Shenzen and Gwangju. His work has also been shown at the de Appel Arts Centre and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York City; Pinakothek der Moderne, Zurich; the Moore Space, Miami; MoCA and Zendai MoMA, Shanghai; Art Rotterdam; Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven; Gasworks, London; CCCB, Barcelona; Museu de Arte Moderna, Salvador; Museo de la Ciudad de México, the German Architectural Centre, Berlin and Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati. He currently collaborates as Outpost with OfficeUS, the official participation of the United States at the Venice Architectural Biennial. He tutors at the Architectural Association in London.