Many of the artist that have been in our residency during these years, are right now having important shows around the world. Here you can discover some of them.
The Marco Dessardo is having an exhibition in Brussels right now: Plans Anti-Dérive, Quadriennale de la Fuite. Some of the works in that exhibition were created while his residency at AARK. He was here in 2019 as a part of the Between Island project. You can read about that project in the issue N26 of Korpo Bladet.
Link to Dessardo´s webpage: http://dessardo.com/
Chris Sheridan was here in 2019 and have the intention to come back in the fall 2021 together with his wife and artist Kate (if the conditions allow them). Right now Chris has a solo show: Rediscovering Silence: A solo show of new paintings inspired by a recent art residency in the Finnish Archipelago.
You can read about the genesis of that show in our Work In Progress Artist Blog here.
Link to Chris Sheridan Webpage: SheridanArt
Molly Balcom Raleigh was here with her family in the summer 2020. She has just published a book about the Baltic sea: Baltic Sea book - Iltämerikirja. You can find more information about the book here.
Link to Molly´s webpage: mollybalcomraleigh.com
Lilli Haapala, artist in residency in 2019 and AARK board member is having an exhibition in Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova until the 8.11.2020: Blues
You can find more information about the exhibition in the museum´s webpage here
"The newest installation from artist Lilli Haapala, titled Blues, is part of her multiyear project where she examines the concept of utopia from different viewpoints. Haapala is fascinated with the birth process of dreams, and the relationship between impressions and reality".
Link to Lilli´s webpage: www.lillihaapala.com