A comitee has selected this years particiapants of Hucisko and Cricoteka residencies. This year we will be hosting two artists and one art historian: a Berlin based duo – Joshua Schwebel and Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay, and Camilla Larsson from Södertörn University in Stockholm.
Camilla Larsson – art historian, curator, and PhD student at Södertörn University Department of Art History. She is writing on art and media crossing the boundries between theatre, performance and visual art.
Joshua Schwebel (b. 1980, Toronto, lives and works in Berlin) received an MFA from NSCAD University, and a BFA from Concordia University. Recent exhibitions and projects include: solo exhibition [Caché] (Artspace, Peterborough, 2013 and AKA, Saskatoon, 2014); the site-specific intervention When a Neighbour is a Stranger (Gdansk, 2014); and the public intervention Circulaire (Verticale, Laval, 2014); as well numerous projects in other Canadian and international venues. Schwebel has participateing in artist residencies in Beijing, Perth (Australia), Paris, Manchester, and Marseille. He is the recipient of a Research/Creation Grant from the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec and is currently artist in residence at the Québec Studio at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin.
Benny Nemerofsky Ramsay (b. 1973, Montreal) is an artist and diarist. His work in video, sound, and text contemplates the history of song and the gender of voices, the rendering of love and emotion into language, and the resurrection and manipulation of historical vocal material. Recent exhibitions include Slash: Between The Normative and Fantasy (Kim? Riga, 2015); Per Speculum Me Video (Frankfurter Kunstverein, 2013); and Coming After (Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, 2011). Nemerofsky’s work appears in numerous private collections as well as that of the National Gallery of Canada and the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna.