Author: Steini

Sanna Vatanen

Artists in residence for the month of February 2024 Sanna Vatanen is a Finnish textile artist whose longstanding connection to Iceland is the base for her work during the Gilfélagid Artist Residency. She’ll be spinning Icelandic wool to...

Mariana Arda

Artists in residence for the month of January 2024 After the Birds Silence ‘After the Birds Silence’ delves into the internal process that unfolds during moments of profound solitude, as we willingly expose ourselves to our silence. In...

Xurxo Pernas Diaz

Artists in residence for the month of December 2023 Xurxo Pernas Díaz is a Galician artist born in Cedeira (1992) who graduated in Fine Arts from the University of Vigo. “In my work I use film photography and...

Heather Sincavage

Artists in residence for the month of November 2023 Heather Sincavage is an artist, curator, and educator.  Her practice utilizes performance art where her expertise centers on building a sustainable performance practice around social justice causes.  She uses her own...

Natalie Goulet & Luke Fair

Artists in residence for the month of July 2023 Natalie Goulet is a Canadian artist working within expanded realms ofphotography and image making. Of Scottish/French settler ancestry, she was raised inNorthern Ontario (Treaty 9 territory) and currently resides...

Anika Gardner

Artists in residence for the month of June 2023 Anika is an emerging artist interested in the intersection between the disciplines of cognitive science and sculpture. With a sculptural background of bronze and metal, emphasising materiality and form,...

Päivi Vaarula

Artists in residence for the month of April 2023 In her own words: I am Päivi Vaarula, a Finnish textile artist. I am working in Gilfélagið artist residency in April 2023. I have been doing textile art for...

Hyojung Bea

Artists in residence for the month of March 2023 Hyojung Bea explores fear, identity, and the anxiety-provoking instability of groundlessness due to her constant moving without a permanent home. Being active both in New York City and Jeju...

Mary Hurrell

Artists in residence for the month of December 2022 Mary Hurrell (b. South Africa) is an artist based in London. In her work sound production, live performance and sculpture perform similar functions; to explore movement and the body...