Uwa Iduozee is a photographer and documentary filmmaker based in Helsinki and New York. Iduozee works with narratives that opens new visual representations and understandings towards identities: his work focuses on expanding the ways in which contemporary society understands blackness by challenging this traditional framework. History of Afro-Finnishness and Black identities are recurrent topics in his recent work.
Uwa Iduozee has exhibited work at Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, and will be exhibiting at the Helsinki Biennale 2021.uwaiduozee.com
Residents from Finland
Yousef Bahzad is a Qatari/American visual artist who mainly works with painting and experimental photography. He explains that all his art forms supplement and feed into one another, with regards to tone, color and imagery. The artist maintains and builds upon a ‘visual mythos’ which consists of past drawings, paintings, and photographs to create new artwork. Through this ‘visual mythos’, he explores personal and universal human themes.
Yousef Bahzad has exhibited work at Fire Station, Doha, Qatar, and ITSLIQUID Group, Venice, among others.
Residents from Qatar
Devin N. Morris
Devin N. Morris collapses memory and space to envision delicate new realms of existence. Informed by his upbringing in Baltimore and his personal experiences as a queer man of color, his work often portrays semi-fictive characters who exchange acts of kindness and care within surreal domestic settings. Extending his practice of collage into physical assemblage and sculpture, Morris creates site-specific environments that refract the domestic interior and subvert traditional values and social boundaries.