Ufuk Gueray is interested in how cultural and political context can shape the understanding of art. Although primarily a painter, his current work uses sound, installation and relational processes in a project dealing with memories of his late uncle’s mirror shop in Izmir, Turkey.
Ufuk Gueray (born in Herrenberg, Germany), is an artist of Turkish background who has lived and worked in Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom. His work has been featured in group and solo exhibitions in Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom.
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Residents from Canada
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
Bettina Brunner is a curator, art critic and academic focusing on avantgarde film and contemporary moving image practices.
Bettina Brunner has an MA in Art History and recently completed her PhD at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. As an independent curator she has organized film screenings and exhibitions at mumok kino, Vienna; das weisse haus, Vienna, and Auto Italia South East, London. She has previously worked at Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna; British Film Institute, London; and Cubitt Artists, London.