Imke Zeinstra, a performance artist, creates images that embody an archive of what the qualifications are to be a feminist. Sònia Toneu’s current works reconfigure the contemporary landscape from layer overlays where she constructs, destroy and reconstruct images combines geometric structures and free traces, vibrant colours, maps, circuits and horizons in which she translates sounds, lights, movements, structures and natural energies. Artist, scholar, and mathematician Ian Jehle is exploring how mathematics can be used to precisely translate music into three-dimensional form. NANA & FELIX, an artist duo, are exhibiting a large-scale drawing in two parts which portray actual, possible and alternating realities of South Korea and Finland. Fibre-artist Astrid Lloyd’s installation, Spinnmaschine 2, suggests powerful elemental forces of the spinning wheel and bicycle, which could be thought of as totems of German culture and folklore, while also calling into question our current ecological circumstances.
Ilknur Demirkoparan journeys through the abstract language of Turkish Kilim; tweaking the generative algorithm of her digital paintbrush, she disperses the iconic hard-edged, geometric motifs into patterns of scattered dots and recreates them as paintings and sculptural objects. Multimedia artist Frank WANG Yefeng’s project titled BIRDS combines animations, digital sculptures, and research maps, which he will show for the first time at GlogauAIR. Spanish PhD student Daniel Dobarco’s work explores the aesthetic connections between contemporary practice and rites and rituals of the carnival, questioning along the way how a man can lose his natural identity by adopting the character of war. Olivia and Madeleine Peters are multidisciplinary artists from Toronto, Canada. Together, the sisters work as “EMILIJAH” to explore the intersection of time, nostalgia, and spatial awareness through film, photography, sound, and color. Artist and professional luthier Marcos Kaiser Mori’s project for the residency makes a fictional point of convergence between the writings of three German-language authors and and the building where the residency takes place at GlogauAIR, an old school built in the late 19th Century.
Junyi Lu, pursuing an abstract and effective visual expression with ambiguous gender and minimal body features in fictional scenes where components are attached to symbolic meanings to create narratives. Pamela Guest, a professional illustrator and animation artist, presents new work developed by retracing steps of documented memories, writings and retellings of childhood stories. Valdrin Thaqi’s artistic practice shifts between installation, experimental painting and sculpture, and considers the materials and the process itself as alchemical, where it creates new properties and meaning.