Multidisciplinary artist Janka Smetanina is committed to the idea that art bears social responsibility. Through performance, video installation and painting, she demonstrates how private and public influence, transform, construct, represent and deconstruct our reality. Her varied education and technical skills allow her to explore a variety of mediums and artistic narratives. Smetanina’s paintings series No […]
Berlin-based Italian photographer Elena Amabili explores Socialist architecture, Béton brut, political geography and urban spaces in her melancholy work.
Ksenia Yurkova is a Russian interdisciplinary visual artist based in Helsinki. She works primarily with photography, video and artist’s books, and addresses sociological, scholarly, poetic, political topics in her work.
SomoS welcomes resident researcher, Russian artist Ksenia Yurkova for a one month Berlin residency, Summer 2017, to develop her ongoing research/art project, “Backbone Memories,” dealing with the political aspect of food in relation to extreme historical situations.