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Current Resident: Jan 1, 2020–Dec 31, 2020

Mondriaan Fund

Studio #216

Artist

James Beckett

James Beckett’s work in diverse media examines subjects of a historical nature, from the development (and subsequent demise) of European industry, to the more metaphysical aspects of dowsing and voodoo. His constructions favor an obscure and rambling logic, often within a strict formalism reflecting the mechanisms of display. A sometimes-dubious approach to his subject matter entertains the historic as suspended in a state of constant re-interpretation, a portrayal of a world where anomaly and change are fundamentals.

James Beckett has exhibited work at Belgian Pavilion of the Venice Biennale; MAAT, Lisbon; MCAD Manila – Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, among others. 
jamesbeckett.tk

Studio #218

Artist

Yuki Higashino

Yuki Higashino investigates how art could respond to the ever-shifting visual culture, historical contexts and social, political, and economic realities. Through his painting, photography, writing and film, he explores the possibilities of the synthesis between conceptual rigor and pictorial precision.

Yuki Higashino has exhibited work at Contemporary Art Factory, Kyoto; Galerie Kunstbuero, Vienna; and The Brno House of Arts, among others.
yukihigashino.com

Current Resident: Jan 1, 2020–Dec 31, 2020

Mondriaan Fund

Studio #219

Artist

Maja Bekan

Maja Bekan is calling upon Brooklyn residents to participate in a timely exploration of (art) work, (art) institution and (art) community, in her project (Rehearsing) Togetherness HOLD IT TOGETHER. WE HAVE EACH OTHER. Click here to view the open call.

Maja Bekan’s work explores and questions mediation and delegation of artwork production. She is interested in a collaborative and social approach to explore personal histories, truths, economies and social relations. Bekan works on long-term research-based projects that involve different levels of collaboration, presented to the public in the form of performances, site-specific environments, and video/audio/text-based installations.

Maja Bekan has exhibited work at Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw; Kunsthaus, Graz; and Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, among others.
majabekan.com

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