ART-Seed Talks and Open Studios

Hamra Abbas has a versatile artistic practice that straddles a wide range of media, from paper collage and painting to sculptures and photography. Her works often take a humorous look towards widely accepted traditions, appropriating culturally loaded imagery and religious iconography.

Sumru Tekin is an interdisciplinary artist born in Turkey, currently living in Vermont. Working with a variety of media, she re-contextualizes found and constructed drawings, texts, photographs, films, video, and audio to create inconclusive narratives within the contexts of historiography and story telling.

Céline Lastennet’s work deals with question of space and time by experimentation. Her sculptures interrogate our relationship with ourselves, the other, and our environment. Born in 1989, in Paris (FR), Céline Lastennet studied at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris, in the workshop of the sculptor Vincent Barré, where she obtained a Master degree in 2013.

Leslie Fry’s sculptures and works on paper are inspired by basic human needs: food, shelter, clothing, love, and consciousness. Her art has been exhibited in museums and galleries across the globe.