Peihang Huang is selected as the Artist in Residency of the unique arts and craft town Fiskars, Finland; and will work in the residency programme throughout the November of 2018.
List of artists in 2018:
Sven Domann, environmental artist, DE
Ilan Rabchinskey, photographer, MX
Daniela Bergschneider, textile artist, DE
Arlene Tucker, community artist, US/FI
Ruta Pakarklyte, ceramist, NO
Nicoletta Favari, musician, IT & Christopher Salvito, musician, US
Jorge Nava, painter, ES
Adam Wolpa, artist, US
Ingrida Picucane, artist, LV
Mafune Gonjo, glass artist, JP/SWE
Peihang Huang, painter, UK
Katsutoshi Yuasa, Image maker, JP
Fiskars village, with around 600 inhabitants, is situated in Southern Finland approximately 100 km west of Helsinki. The Cooperative of Artisans, Designers and Artists in Fiskars has over 100 members representing over 20 different fields of arts, design and crafts. The Fiskars Artist in Residence was founded in early 2006.
The Fiskars AiR mission is to stimulate the professional exchange and networking between creative professionals in Fiskars Village and overseas and to enrich the local community by the new insight that the residency visitors can bring into the community. The historical village surroundings are characterized by an exceptionally rich flora, many peaceful lakes and ample forests. Fiskars nature serves as an endless and accumulating source of inspiration for both local and visiting artists. Fiskars Village has a very unique history that has created its population structure and atmosphere. Fiskars community is known to be creative, curious, multicultural, liberal and active.
The residence is open to professionals from all creative businesses, nationalities and ages. This includes working craftspeople, designers, visual artists, architects, industrial designers, performing artists, composers, musicians, curators, producers, journalists, writers and researchers.
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