Topic: migration

A board game by artist Marcia Vaitsman.

Marcia Vaitsman

SomoS Artist-in-Residence Marcia Vaitsman, PhD, is born in Brazil and currently based in New Jersey, USA. The multi-disciplinary artist is interested in games as perceived experiences, and how they relate to art.

Lara Salmon performing in a pink colored space.

Lara Salmon

Lara Salmon (1987) is an artist from San Diego, California, who works and lives in Los Angeles. She received her BA from the University of California Berkeley and her MFA from Claermont Graduate University. During her studies at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, she was introduced to Performance art. This medium became central to […]

Lara Salmon performing in a pink colored space.

Lara Salmon

SomoS is pleased to introduce Lara Salmon to its Artist-in-Residence program. The Los Angeles-based artist joins SomoS residency program June-August 2018 in Berlin to expand on her performance work centering on the relationship between longstanding communities and recent migrants to the city. Observing how different cultures are learning to live together, Salmon focuses her project […]

Satellite – Sima Zureikat

Adorning the balconies of many migrational households in Germany, the satellite dish is often an immediate signifier of buildings with high Turkish or Arab residents. While many migrational households rely on satellite programming to maintain a connection with their native culture, from the street view outside, the image of the satellite studded facade is commonly […]