A day is as long as a year
Mounira Al Solh’s paintings, works on paper, embroideries and films explore migration, memory, trauma and loss. Drawing from the artist’s personal conversations and encounters with those who have been affected by conflict in Syria, Lebanon and the Middle East region, Al Solh’s works tell stories of displacement and uncertainty.
Ima-Abasi Okon / Laleh Khorramian / Fernando García-Dory
The Vasseur BALTIC Artists’ Award recognises artists deserving of an international platform and offers a step-change moment in their career. For the 2022 iteration, Otobong Nkanga has nominated Ima-Abasi Okon, Mika Rottenberg has nominated Laleh Khorramian and Hito Steyerl has nominated Fernando García-Dory.
Land of Friends
Carolina Caycedo makes work that addresses the commons, environmental justice, just energy transition and cultural and environmental biodiversity.
Joe Seymour, Baltic’s first Foundation Club Young Artist in Residence, is a Newcastle-based artist and designer. This lightbox commission A2B, The Long Way Home (2022), together with Seymour’s collection of prints (viewable on Level 2), was developed during his residency here at Baltic.
Sahej Rahal is primarily a storyteller. He weaves together fact and fiction to create counter-mythologies that question narratives shaping the present, producing sculptures, performances, films, paintings, installations, and AI programmes.