Researched: India and Pakistan. Found 109 videos
Abhinaya Penneswaran is dance trainer in contemporary, jazz, and ballet techniques and in Bharatanatyam, that is an Indian traditional dance. She actively performs and teaches dance throughout India since 2010 and travelled to USA for training before that moment. Abhinaya Penneswaran aspires travelling the world for dance knowledge and training in order to create a varied movement vocabulary.
Researched: Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. Found 150 videos
Alba Zari was born in 1987 in Bangkok, Thailand and graduated at DAMS in Bologna, Italy in Cinema critics. Later she studied visual design at NABA in Milan and documentary photography at ICP (International Center of Photography) in New York. She works as a photographer and is committed to projects in the social sector, such Mental Health Centers in Italy after Dr. Basaglia Law, American Food Disorders and unique flora of the Mesr Desert in Iran.
Researched: Austria, Switzerland. Found 140 videos
Dance-styles: Wiener Walzer, Schuhplattler, Krocha, Gangster Walk, Finger Dance, Radetzkymarsch, Lindy Hop, Fortnite, DanceDanceRevolution, Japanese Rockabilly
Albert Allgaier completed Japanese Studies at the University of Vienna and the Yokohama Shiritsu University and studied Vis- ual Communication at the School of Design in Hong Kong. He is a founding member of GRUPPE UNO WIEN and co-curator of the BregenzBiennale (2012,2014,2016,2018).
Alejandra Huerta Ramos
Researched: Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, Peru, Islas Maldivas. Found 300 videos
Alejandra Huerta Ramos is a Chilean-Dutch artist born in Chile, who works under STUDIO ALERTA in The Netherlands. Her work explores graphic design, illustration and video jockey (VJ), disciplines in which she produces artworks that incorporate geometric, symmetrical and folkloric elements in digital form. In 2015 she crossed 10.500 nautical miles from The Netherlands to Chile and create a historical contemporary visual document about early migrations journeys and the 400 years celebration of the discovery of Cape Horn.
Researched: Greece and Cyprus. Found 120 videos
Alexandra Koumantaki is a Greek artist based in Berlin and is working with sound installations that are inspired by nature and technology. She is also co-founder of Hyperlink Athens; a collective project of independent, self organized art events that follow the idea of DIY as choice and politics.
Researched: Hungary and Romania. Found 201 videos
Anikó Antalfi studied Literature and Theology at Babeș- Bolyai University, graduated in Communication and Philosophy at Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca, than received an MFA in Photography at Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest, Hungary.
In her artistic practice she focuses on themes such as identity, the private and the public, transition, combining documentary and staged photography methods and techniques. She currently lives and works in Mexico City.
Researched: Musical Chairs, Free the Nipple Dance, Zangbeto Voodoo, Clown dancing, Subway Dancing, Fire Dancing, Virtual Dances, Religious Dance, Spiritual and Possessed Dancing, Human Robot-ing, Robots dancing, GIF dance, #crazydance, Fortnite Dancing, Air Dancers, Zombie Dance, Flashmobs, Gabber, Hardcore, Hardstyle, Jumpstyle VS. Poppin, Shuffle, Stick-Broom-Stelt Dancing, Zombie dance, Umbrella dance, Synchronized Dancing, Senile & Infantile Dancing, Dance Phenomina, Barbiedance, Dancing under the influence of drugs&alcohol and many more. Found 1452 videos
Anouk Kruithof is a nomadic visual artist who’s multilayered, interdisciplinary approach encompasses photography, sculpture, installation, artist-books, text, performance, video, animation, websites and interventions in the public domain. She is the creator and initiator of Universal Tongue. Anouk runs the publishing platform stresspress.biz and is also co- creator, director and jury member of The Anamorphosis Prize. Her work was shown all over the world in various institutions, such as MoMA New York, FOAM and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.
Ashiq Jahan Khondker
Researched: Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Found 38 videos
Ashiq Khondker trained in documentary production and 16mm experimental film at the New School, in NYC. He holds an MA in New Media Theory from the University of Amsterdam and has been based in Berlin since 2012, creating films, animations, performances, podcasts, and video game music. Currently Ashiq is producing dance music with his electronic outfit, Cloud Kinski.
Assem A. Hendawi
Researched: Egypt, Iraq, Syria, Jordanian, Kuwait, Lebanon and Beirut. Found 75 videos
Assem A. Hendawi is a self-taught visual artist and photographer. His work examines the abstraction and aberration of bodies as well as manipulated, narrative identities based on explorations of mainstream images and personal narratives. His most recent works investigate notions of masculinity, alienation, subjectivity and agency through both revealing and opaquing fabulations.
Researched: LGBTQ Global. Found 90 videos
Bob Civil is a queer multi-media artist working with photography/design, textiles, words, abstractions and various other media. Bob’s art practice aims to the deconstruct binaries and hierarchies that uphold oppressive systems in an attempt to queer society. Their work focuses on the intersections in all of our subsequent realities, human behavior, queerness, otherness and the tropes of being a person today. In addition to their art practice, Bob currently work as the in-house designer and creative at The LGBT Community Center in the East Village, NYC. Bob uses ‘they’ and ‘he’ pronouns interchangeably and always tries everything 3 times.
Researched: Japan. Found 40 videos
Born in Tokyo, Japan. Chikara studied literature at Waseda University in Tokyo. In 2006, he came to New York and participated in the One-Year Certificate Program at the International Center of Photography. In 2013, he graduated from the Low-Residency MFA in Photography at the University of Hartford in Connecticut. He currently resides and works from Yokohama City in Japan, and now keeps traveling around the country.
Researched: South-Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Madagascar, Namibia, and Botswana. Found 253 videos
Christiaan Kritzinger is photographer with a MTech Degree in photography from the Nelson Mandela University, with a focus on Surrealist Cinema. He primarily explores the South African landscape and how events such as drought develop while experimenting with various image-making technologies in order to document the changing aesthetic of the South African landscape.
Clarisse Mekongo aka Kirii’ah
Researched: Cameroon, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana Uganda, Kenya and Togo. Found 200 videos
Clarisse Mekongo is a Cameroonian multi-talented artist based in New York City, who expresses herself through photography, music, jewelry designing and storytelling. In photography, she is expressing her sensitivity to her cultural heritage and her relationship with nature. She is also exploring the digital art area where she creates authentic and audacious artworks. Musically, she has a smooth voice that swims between alto and soprano. Her music genre is a mix of jazz, afro beat, soul and reggae influences that’s qualified as World music. She has a University diploma in Ethics of Human Rights from University of Nantes France
Website: www.kiriiahmekongo.wixsite.com/soulartpicturesstudio Instagram: @kiriiah_mekongo
Daleen Bloemers & Selma Hengeveld
1990 & 1992
Researched together The Netherlands, Surinam, Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao. Found 74 videos
Daleen Bloemers has recently received her master's degree of photography in the Netherlands and lives and works in Rotterdam. In her practise, she focuses on awkwardness that appears when you experience the physical miscommunication or misunderstanding. Nowadays everybody is online, even if you decide to not use social media, you still have your online identity. Bloemers uses her own digital identity as a point of departure to research what the relation is between physical awkwardness and digital identity. She works with installations, sculptures and collage.
Selma Hengeveld is a visual artist, living and working in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. She works mainly with photography, film and performance.
Researched: Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and The Philippines. Found 53 videos
Darcy Moore trained in Photography and Video in Melbourne, Australia. Holding a BA of Photography from Photography Studies College, Melbourne, he currently lives and works in Wellington, New Zealand. In his artistic practice Darcy focuses on Contemporary Documentary and Fine Art Photography utilizing many subject themes and styles. Aside from his artistic practice, Darcy has a career in Live Music Photography and works within various community groups as Social Media Administrator.
Researched: Kenya, Sierra Leone, Gabon, Zambia, Uganda, Malawi, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.
David Kinyanjui started his career in film as a soundman for companies like HBO, The Travel Channel, Netflix, CNN and BBC. In the past years he created and wrote a number of TV drama shows and short films such as Ghetto Heaven, Kasheshe Korna (Civic education TV show), Valentine ya Njaramba (Short film 2012 in Kikuyu. Kalasha 2012), Sambaza Street TV show, Afande Mtaani (Police outreach reality TV show), The Caretaker TV Show, ZAWADI (Short film). He runs his production company Sanaa Zote Productions that intends to change how Kenyans perceive local productions by improving both sound and story telling. At this moment he is about to release his first documentary film: The History of Reggae in Kenya; that is about how unknown it is to many people in Kenya nowadays, that in the past it was illegal to perform reggae publicly in Kenya. This burn on reggae is closely related to the Kenyan independence story and the barn on The Mau Mau Freedom fighters.
Researched: Turkey and Germany. Found 132 videos
Duygu Atceken trained in Photography & Video and Advertising in Istanbul, Turkey. Holding an MFA in New Media Art and Design from Bauhaus University, Weimar, she currently lives and works in Berlin. In her artistic practice, she focuses on themes such as the self, visual traditions, archives, and a critical examination of non- sense. Besides her practice, Atceken is one the establishers and curators of Vitrine Weimar, once hosted exhibitions, workshops, events and artistic experiments.
Džejlana Prušević & Miona Bogović
1990 & 1981
Serbia & West Germany
Researched together: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia (Republic of North Macedonia), Montenegro and Slovenia. Found 150 videos
Orienting her research interest around Queering Identity of Muslim minorities, Džejlana Prušević uses literature, psychology and pornography to explore seculated nationalism based on religiosity. Holding an MA degree in Comparative Literature, as a former professor of Postmodernist Yugoslav Literature and Balkanist editor, she currently writes and lives in Berlin.
Miona Bogović is a film director based in Berlin. She holds a diploma in filmmaking from the German Film and TV Academy (dffb) and moves professionally between film industry productions and collaborations with visual artists. Currently she is preparing her next film The Other Zenith / Drugačiji Zenit and she is one of curators of D-EST.com a contemporary video art platform that maps female* and collective positions reflecting the post-socialist transformation along focus topics.
Researched: Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Guinea and Mali. Found 97 videos
Faouzia HAIDARA born in Niger of an Ivorian father and Sudanese mother currently lives and works in Côte d’Ivoire where she also pursues a MBA with a concentration in Project Management. She initiated a painting event named BizArt for all level art in general and paint lovers that takes place once a month under a different theme each time. Faouzia is a self- taught photographer who is continuously in her quest for fulfilling her inner artistry for street photography, women and children portraits. She translates photography into a delicate visual poetry. Her photographs “Lady in Red” and “Playtime’’ were exposed at Fondation Donwahi in Abidjan part of the jury’’s selection for Fotowalk event.
Researched: Italy. Found 90 videos
Francesca Seravalle is a curator, writer and producer who worked in the production for both exhibitions and books in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Milan, Tokyo and New York sup- porting over 50 artists including Koudelka, D’Agata, Kessels and Vitturi. Specialized in archival material works, she collabo- rated for example with the Archive of Modern Conflict. She won the Paul Hill Exposure FORMAT15 Award with her ‘ar- chaeological research project’ aiming to proof the authenticity of the commonly accepted First Photos “Until Proven Other- wise on the Evidence of the First Photos”.
Researched: Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania. Found 509 videos
Dance Styles: Moshing, Cybergoth, Industrial and Wall of Death
Ginta Vasermane is a visual artist who graduated from Gerrit Rietveld Academy in 2010 and received her masters from The Netherlands Film Academy in 2012. She lives and works in Amsterdam and is the founder of Moving Art initiative F.L.O.A.T. that is an artist's initiative making exhibitions from place to place. F.L.O.A.T. is nomadic art platform, which searches to discover, contextualize and electrify the confines of audiovisual art.
Gina Maree DeNaia
Researched: North and South Korea. Found 75 videos
Gina Maree DeNaia is an American visual artist who lives in Seoul, South Korea. In 2014, she graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York City with a BFA in Photography. Her practice revolves around exploring the nausea and alienation of everyday lived experience. Although her primary mediums are still photography and performative video, they are predicated on a text/linguistic foundation. A selection of her work has been published in the Lacanian psychoanalytic journal Division/Review, and her work has been exhibited in multiple group shows in the New York metropolitan area.
Researched together with Anouk Kruithof: Cuba. Found 98 videos
Guergana Tzatchkova is an IT Professional, her interests in the creative uses of media and technology led her to study a master in Design of Multimedia and Interactive Systems and later a Master in Communication in Barcelona. She has been working in several years in projects combining video, design and web development, and also on projects related to gender and politics in Chiapas (Mexico) and Mexico City. She is currently based in Berlin working as Front-End / Creative developer.
Researched: Scotland, England, Ireland, Northern Ireland and Wales. Found 149 videos
Harald Smart is a writer, editor and researcher from Edinburgh, currently based in London. He received his Bachelor’s degree in art history from the University of Sussex in 2016 and has since written for a diverse range of online and print platforms, including the irreverent Buffalo Zine, to which he is a contributing editor. Harald’s work is particularly concerned with the exploration and reinforcement of queer identities through engagement with visual histories, and he is currently preparing to publish an essay on the artist David Wojnarowicz.
Researched: Morocco. Found 42 videos
Jihad Yagoubi is a young researcher focused on environmental justice from a post-colonial feminist perspective. As much as she is interested in academic processes and grounded theories, she also ambitions to contribute to making science accessible, and she believes that this can be achieved through visual artistic expression. Therefore, she is interested in developing her media and communication skills.
Researched: Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet, Myanmar and BangladeshFound 151 videos
Kalinca has been living and working in Bhutan for the past 3 years. She holds an MA in Social Sciences - joint degree Freiburg University / FLACSO Argentina. Her research interests are the anthropology of contemporary Himalayas and Buddhism.
Researched: Eritrea, Somalia, Tunisia, Libya, Algeria, Gambia, Nigeria, Togo, Congo and Niger. Found 142 videos
Keazia King studied Film and Video Technology at Cape Peninsula University of Technology in Cape Town. She is currently a freelance stylist, art director and photographer.
Researched: Israel. Found 153 videos
Keren Shavit is a visual artist and former wrestler, living and working in Jersey City, NJ. She celebrates all holidays of all religions. She loves animals, cooking vegan food and listening to music.
Kolbrún Lilja Torfadóttir
Researched: Iceland. Found 17 videos
Kolbrún Lilja is an artist from Iceland, she mainly works with film, video, writings and occasionally she likes to make works in the form of a book. She has a BA in fine arts from KABK, Den Haag, Netherlands where she graduated in 2017. Her works explore psychology, architecture and communication, she is very interested in symbols and numbers and the secret meanings behind things, words and games. Kolbrún is based in Reykjavík, Iceland, where she lives and works.
Researched: Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Cabo Verde, Guinea- Bissau, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe, Equatorial Guinea and Senegal. Found 172 videos
Mexico based Russian music writer and animation artist. Studied filmmaking in new experimental Moscow institution “Moscow School of New Cinema”, but recently switched to animation. Writes articles for musicians about what is marketing in new music industry and how to do it independently without help of labels.
Researched: Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Luxemburg, Angola, Sao Tome y Principe + Diverse Dance-styles: Mexican quinceañeras, school performances, pole dancing, wheelchair dancing, mascot dancing, wedding dancing and viral dances.
Laetitia Jeurissen is an artist who lives and works between Mexico City and Brussels since 2014. Her practice has expanded over recent years into various collaborative projects, the creation of platforms of exchange of knowledge and experimental exhibition formats. In 2016 she founded Squash, an ephemeral exhibition space located inside a squash center in Mexico City. Her latest project is Carlota, a residency program between Mexico and Belgium she co- founded with artist Sébastien Capouet that will start in 2019.
Researched: Brasil, Uruguay and Argentina. Found 150 videos
Leo Caobelli is visual artist with emphasis in documentary production, in the areas of photography, video and installation. Leo is graduated in Journalism from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) (2003), postgraduate in Photography from the Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation (FAAP) (2012) and holds a MFA in Visual Poetry from the UFGRS Institute of Arts. He participated in artistic residency at FABRICA, Treviso, Italy (2005) and at MIS, Museum of Image and Sound, in São Paulo (2013-2014). He founded and participated in the collective Garapa: a creative space dedicated to the research of documentary audiovisual language from 2008 to 2015. Currently he lives in Porto Alegre and focuses on research about archival material founded online and in recovered images from Hard Disks discharged as e-waste.
Researched: China and Taiwan. Found 85 videos
Liao Lihong is a visual artist. She was a bachelor graduate of Exhibition De- sign Department from Guangzhou Academy of Fine Art (GAFA) in China. Since 2015 she studies at Bourges- Fine Art section in France. Liao Lihong expresses herself with new media and interactive installation. Her works deal with themes such as Big Data, numbers and daily life.
Maria Isabel Arango
Researched: Colombia. Found 31 videos
Maria Arango gained her MA (2008) and was awarded a PhD (2015) from the University of the Arts London, UK. Arango’s work has been shown at Casas Riegner Gallery (2018), Bogotá; La Fermeture éclair, Caen and Centre d’art Contemporain Passerelle, Brest, France (2017); SQUASH Editions Mexico City (2016); Sicardy Gallery, Houston, USA (2013) and No Soul For Sale: A festival of Independents, Tate Modern 10th anniversary, London (2010).
Researched: Finland, Sweden, Norway and Iceland. Found 100 videos
Miia Autio is a visual artist who holds BA in Fotografie und Medien from Fachhochschule Bielefeld and BA in Visual com- munication from the University of Applied Sciences Lahti. Her works has been shown in various exhibitions internationally. Currently she is living and working in Helsinki, Finland. In her works she is presenting societal issues in a way that knowledge and understanding is born through the interaction between the work and the viewer. Her works are dealing the themes of iden- tity, foreignness and viewership.
Moana J. Packo
Researched: Hawai'i, Indonesia, Philippines and Canada. Found 185 videos
Moana J. Packo was born and raised in the state of Hawai'i. She holds a BA History in Art from the University of Victoria, British Columbia and a post-graduate teaching certification. From 2013-2015 she lived and worked in the district of Cianjur, Indonesia for the US governmental organization Peace Corps. She currently attends Humboldt University in Berlin in the MA Global Studies Programme. Her research interests include 21st century globalization and society, secularization and religion in government, and post-colonial Southeast Asian history. In addition to her academic work, she is a painter and creative writer.
Researched: Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. Found 150 videos
Nino Suramelashvili is an author and playwright who graduated from the department of English Literature, Ilia State University. Attended course in Arts' Psychology and Film Studies earlier. Her short stories, critical essays and plays have appeared in literary magazines since 2000. The world in her stories is mainly urban, its heroes are casual people as well though the author manages to cast a totally different light on them, rediscover their everyday lives. Their vain search for something meaningful that makes life worth living transcends them into symbols, generalized images of lower-middle class youth in Georgia. Nina writes under the male pseudonym (Rati Ratiani). Her debut volume The Naked King was published in 2009.
Researched: Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, Jamaica and other Caribbean islands. Found 175 videos
Pablo Cianca is an Audiovisual and Multimedia Communications student and works and lives in San José, Costa Rico. His work is centered on the links between memory and digital video formats.
Reasearched: Denmark and Greenland. Found 35 videos
Paola Paleari is an Italian independent author, curator and editor, currently living in Copenhagen. She is member of FSK - Foreningen for Samtidskunst (the Danish Association for Contemporary Art) and from 2013 to 2018 she was deputy editor at YET magazine, a publication dedicated to international photography. Her main area of interest is the photographic language and its relations with the contemporary visual culture and art practices. She is also interested in the intersection between critical and creative writing and she tries to intertwine art criticism with literature in several of her projects.
Researched: Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Mongolia and Tajikistan. Found 150 videos
Peter Hübert was born in 1979 in Alma-Ata in Kazakhstan and immigrated with his family to Germany in 1989. In 2011 he graduated at FH- Dortmund - „University for Sciences and Arts“ with a diploma in communication design. In a role of a art- director he contributed 2013 to the Goethe-Institut Almaty and Goethe-Institut Tashkent project Glacier Music. It actively promoted the exchange between science and arts and created awareness about the human-induced deterioration of our pristine environment. 2015 he collaborated with the Kazakh artist Gaisha Madanova and the Berlin based curator and art critic Thibaut the Ruyter on the first Kazakh art magazine ALUAN.
Researched: Guyana, Trinidad Tobago, Venezuela, Ecuador and Paraguay. Found 175 videos
Priscila Gómez studied journalism and worked as a writer in a weekly magazine in Costa Rica. Her work focuses on the study of everyday life, as well as human connections using text, video and photography. She is currently doing a residency at Despacio, a gallery in San José, Costa Rica.
Researched: USA. Found 505 videos
Resi Bender (1989, Frankfurt / Oder) is a costume designer and video artist. She studied at the Academy of Technology and Economics in Berlin, at the Art Academy of Latvia and at the Kunsthochschule Weißensee in Berlin. In 2015 she acquired her Bachelor of Arts in Fashion design. In her work, Resi Bender creates costumes as a tool to explore the body, their forms and shapes in movement. Most of her work is closely related to music, dance and performances. Her works have been shown in places such as IRCAM in Paris, Berghain in Berlin, in DK Studio in Los Angeles, Barbican in London. Her videos have been shown at shows in the USA and Germany.
Researched: Iran. Found 150 videos
Saman P. is a conceptual visual artist working with various media performing context related interventions, which take shape through subtle acts or alterations within the public/private space; changing a normalized order or arrangement to raise questions about certain social situations. She is interested in topics such as ethics, history, power, the elusive line between nature and culture, questioning human supremacy over non-human.
Researched: Mexico and Palestina. Found 190 videos
I am a woman. No more and no less I live my life as it is thread by thread and I write tomorrow
on yesterday’s sheets: there’s no sound other than echo.
And I tire from the moon’s feminine cycle and my guitar falls ill string by string I am a woman, no more and no less!
extract of Mahmoud Darwish: No more and no less!
Researched: Poland + AfroBeats. Found 175 videos
Ula Kahul is a cultural anthropologist, researcher, producer and consultant for lens-based projects. She is a holder of BA degree in Sociology from the Jagiellonian University in Poland and of interdisciplinary MA joint-degree in Global Studies from the University of Freiburg in Germany, FLACSO in Argentina and Jawaharlal Nehru University in India. Her interests revolve around subjects of post-colonial narratives and visual representations in cross-media storytelling practises. She currently lives and works in Berlin.
Researched: Czech Republic and Slovakia Ambassador of humor more than artist. Found 100 videos
I don‘t have a driving license, but I do have tinnitus.
I like outsiders, doggie dubbing, washed hands, people who wake up early and freedom.
I don‘t like waiting, deep water, motivational books, rhubarb, interviews about cooking and my legs.
Researched: France, Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guinée, Réunion Island, Wallis & Futuna, Tahiti, French Polynésie and French Métropolitain. Found 150 videos
Victoire Eouzan is a french artist who will graduate in 2019 from Gerrit Rietveld Academy with BA in Photography, and in 2020 from EnsAD with MA photo/video (double degree). She lives and works between Amsterdam and Paris. Victoire Eouzan’s practice is an investigation into photographic medium on how to challenge the image status. Using the photographic medium as an experimental field, she’s confronting technics from different area such as analog and old photographic technic with new technology. She won the second price of the European Photography Awards in 2016, and made a group show “European Photography Awards” in Foro Boario in Modena, Italy.
Voin de Voin
Researched: Bulgaria. Found 57 videos
Voin de Voin lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria. He received a Master degree from DasArts, Amsterdam and studied at Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, Goldsmith, London and EICAR, Paris. Since July 2016 he runs the independent art space ÆTHER in Sofia. Voin de Voin works with performance and installation incorporating collective rituals, psycho-geography, sociology, psychology and new media. He has showed and/or performed at Venice Biennale 2015 (off program), Melbourne International Art Festival 2009, Documenta 14-Athens (off space), Manifesta 11, Zurich 2016, MoMA New York (2007), Karlsruhe Kunstverein, Tanja
Leighton Gallery, Berlin, France Fiction Gallery, Paris, De Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam. Furthermore he curates and organizes events and exhibitions for Æther now and in the past for Nordic Biennale (Doma arts Fest, 2015), Manisensations, Leap gallery Berlin and Fashion Biennale Arnhem.
Researched: Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Dubai, Oman, Qatar and Arab Emirates. Found 20 videos
Walter Shintani was born from Brazilian parents whom were 2nd generation Japanese emigrants to Brazil in the first half of the 20th century. Quickly after he was born in Brazil, his parents migrated to Mexico, where he grew up and most of his education took place. Even so he could never really fit into Mexico, since he was neither Brazilian nor Japanese nor Mexican. He studied photography in Escuela Activa de fotografía in Mexico City and after graduating he worked in the cinema industry as SFX assistant. He followed workshops at the ICP in New York City, Centro de la Imagen and Fundación Pedro Meyer and became and independent photographer. His interest in photography has had a few turns during his career. Starting with photojournalism, developing into independent documentary in both photography and video. Now video is his main medium and Shintani’s major interest is folk culture. His most recent body of work is a series of landscapes taken in Dubai where he lived for a year that can be seen as a reflection of his life there.
Researched: Bhangra and Punjabi, Indian Classical, Tutting, Theyyam, Ghooma, Reak, X-style, Jumpstyle, Industrial, Dabbing, Dougie, Daggering, Bmore Club, Philly Club, Voguing, both old-school and new-school. Found 74 videos
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