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AR Resident – Kholod Hawash

Related: Welcoming Kholod Hawash to AR Saari Residence/Saastamoinen Residency Kholod Hawash is a self taught textile artist Born in Albasra, Iraq, in 1977. Her work is inspired by the heritage and archeological landscapes of the region she is from. Its … Continue reading

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Welcoming Kholod Hawash to AR Saari Residence/Saastamoinen Residency

We are pleased to welcome Kholod Hawash, accomplished Iraqi textile artist, who joins us as Artists at Risk (AR) Safe Haven resident with her husband, Saddam Jumaily. The couple’s first stop will be the Saaren kartano – Saari residence, funded … Continue reading

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Welcoming Saddam Jumaily to AR Saari Residence/Saastamoinen Residency

We are pleased to welcome Saddam Jumaily, renowned Iraqi painter, writer, and graphic artist, as a Artists at Risk (AR) Safe Haven Resident. It has been almost two years that we have been working to achieve this reprieve from highly precarious … Continue reading

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AR Resident – Saddam Jumaily

Related: Welcome Saddam Jumaily – AR Safe Haven Helsinki Saddam Jumaily (born Saddam Al Saeedi in Basra, Iraq, 1974) is a painter and sculptor with a significant following in his country, where he is known for works that use symbolism … Continue reading

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AR Resident – Spartak Khachanov

Related: Welcome to Spartak Khachanov as AR-Resident in Helsinki Spartak Khachanov is from Kiev, Ukraine, where he was studying in his fourth year at the Kiev Art Academy before being expelled by its Director Andrei Chebykin for making ‘immoral’ artworks. … Continue reading

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AR Resident – Barıs Seyitvan

Related: Welcoming Barış Seyitvan as AR-Resident at Suomenlinna   Barış Seyitvan (1982) is a Turkish born artist and curator based in Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey, working around the themes of contemporary art and migration, conflict, imprisonment and torture, nomadism, and exile. … Continue reading

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PRESS: Soldaten in Phallusform Ein Student hatte eine Phallus-Parade aus Gipssoldaten aufgestellt. Pazifistisch sollte diese sein – der Direktor des Instituts findet sie „unmoralisch“.

Source: TAZ, January. 2019 Bernhard Clasen   PRESS TEXT: Ein Student hatte eine Phallus-Parade aus Gipssoldaten aufgestellt. Pazifistisch sollte diese sein – der Direktor des Instituts findet sie „unmoralisch“. Lange stand die „Phallus-Parade“ nicht. Auch Wladimir Chartschenko, Dozent für graphisches … Continue reading

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Return the work of Spartak Khachanov! Open letter to the Kiev Academy

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Welcome to Spartak Khachanov as AR-Resident in Helsinki

We are happy to announce the arrival of artist Spartak Khachanov to the Artists-at-Risk (AR) residency. Khachanov is a sculptor and pacifist, who will be resident at Suomenlinna in Helsinki from January 2019. Spartak Khachanov is from Kiev, Ukraine, where he … Continue reading

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Welcoming Barış Seyitvan as AR-Resident at Suomenlinna

We are happy to welcome Barış Seyitvan as AR-Resident at Suomenlinna in Helsinki. Barış is a curator and artist with extensive experience of research into conflict and displacement in relation to contemporary art and the conditions of the art worker … Continue reading

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