Born in Buenos Aires, Ana Kazaroff completed her MA in Fine Art at City & Guilds of London Art School in 2016. Her work uses painting, installations and events to explore authenticity, hybridity and cultural mistranslations. Ana’s work has been featured in various locations across both London and Buenos Aires in spaces such as the Griffin Gallery, The Interview Room, Central Saint Martins, Deptford X Fringe, Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas, and has also been published in the Spanish zine The Fall. A former mentee of Claudia Fontes, Ana recently received an artist woodwork fellowship from City & Guilds of London Art School
Alicia Reyes-McNamara completed her MFA at University of Oxford Ruskin School of Art in 2016. Her work has been included in the Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2016 exhibition at the Bluecoat in Liverpool and later at the Institute of Contemporary Art, London. She was recently awarded the South London Gallery Graduate Residency 2016-17 with her exhibition ‘Nowhere Else’ being shown at the first floor galleries in the of spring 2017. Alicia was recently awarded the 2017 Peer Forum opportunity at Camden Arts Centre and has also been invited to be a part of the 2018 Communal Knowledge at The Showroom in London. She is now looking forward to her residency, through Gasworks and Triangle Network, this summer at Kiosko, Bolivia
plaster, wood, cotton, polystyrene beads 143 x 280 x 27cm 2017
The Bodies that were not Ours
oil paint, ceramic 100 x 85 x 55 cm 2016
Oil & Acrylic paint, "fiesta" party decorators, foam core, print outs, polystyrene, wallpaper, wood 245 x 245 x 245cm 2016
acrylic paint, ceramics, floor vinyl, oil paint, plaster, wall paper, wood 300 x 500 x 400 cm 2016
Working between London and Los Angeles, Gray Wielebinski’s practice encompasses collage, animation, sound, video, performance, and illustration. Currently an MFA candidate at The Slade School of Fine Art, their work explores gender, sexuality and the intersection with other structures of power and identity. Gray is inspired by the glitch, queer temporality, podcasts, quantum mechanics, Jennifer Lopez’s Green Versace Dress at the 2000 Grammy Awards, male bonding, conspiracy theories, queering the archive, clowning, and Surrealism. Shortlisted for the 2018 New Contemporaries, Gray’s work has been exhibited across the globe having been featured in both online and print publications such as Dazed & Confused Magazine and AQNB. Upon the completion of their MFA this summer, Gray has been invited to be the Hong Kong Baptist University Artist in Residence, winter 2018
personal baseball cards collection, thread, protective plastic sheet 2018
giclée print 152.5 x 203 cms 2017
not yet exhibited / title to be decided / editing in progress
video still variable 2018
sewn fabric and leather 71 x 33 cms 2018
Stuck (Ritual for Gender Dysphoria)
PVC cutouts, string, ceramic, PVC banner, speaker, audio, compost 366 x 244 cms as first installed (variable) 2017
Aya Haidar graduated with a BA in Fine Art from the Slade School of Art, during which she completed an exchange program at SAIC (Chicago). She then went on to graduate (with Merit) with an MSc in NGOs and Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
As a multimedia artist, her work focuses on the use of found and recycled objects exploring loss, migration and memory. Her hand-embroidered interventions onto culturally and historically specific objects, unfold silenced and authentic narratives around socially and politically engaged issues.
Aya’s work has been exhibited internationally with solo and group shows, namely Art Berlin Contemporary (Germany), Athr Gallery (Jeddah), New Art Exchange (Nottingham), Jeddah 21,39 (KSA), Mosaic Rooms (London), Casa Arabe (Madrid), FIAC (Paris), Armory (NYC), Art Dubai (UAE), Abu Dhabi Art (UAE), Art Istanbul (Turkey).
Aya was selected for Hans Ulrich Obrist and Hoor Al Qasemi’s Do It Arab project (2016), INIVA's A Place for Conversation (2014), V&A's Record, Resist, Reframe (2012), Tate's Illuminating Cultures program (2010) and INIVA’s Emotional Learning Cards (2010).
She has featured in numerous publications, namely, Tribe Magazine (2017, 2016), Art of the Middle East, Modern and Contemporary Art from the Middle East and Iran by Saeb Eigner (2015), Harper's Bazaar Art Arabia (2017, 2013), The National (2013), Contemporary Practices (2011) and ELLE Magazine (2009).
Having recently completed a 4 month residency with Deveron Arts in 2018, she is currently working towards two solo shows for 2019 with b.Dewitt Gallery and Cubbitt Arts (London).
In Zaatari Camp they marry 13 year old girls and divorce them 2 months later, part of the Soleless series (Soleless, 2)
He walked from Turkey to Germany carrying his 3 kids on his back, part of the Soleless series (Soleless, 1)