resident 2023
Anna Kakhiani

Anna Kakhiani (1991) is a Ukrainian visual artist and curator. She lived and worked in Kyiv, where she developed art projects, often collaborating with artist groups, cultural organizations, and art initiatives.

Since April 2022 she lives in a temporary place in Piershil (Hoekse Waard) and organizes cultural events in Rotterdam to share the Ukrainian context with the local community.

Anna's work focuses on human emotions and sensibilities, employing a variety of media in her work including installation, video, performance, film, and text.

She investigates issues related to psychological states, memory, alterations in personal perception of public and other spaces, and safety.

Anna's residency begins this January 2023, thanks to Support Fund Ukraine, Mondriaan Fund, and airWG.


resident 2022
Hannah  Hrabarska
Hanna Hrabarska

Hanna Hrabarska (1985) is an Ukrainian photographer, journalist and photography teacher.

Before the war in Ukraine, she was running a small portrait studio in the center of Kyiv and touring around the world with music bands and techno DJs.  She has established herself as a freelance photographer, photo journalist and documentary artist. She hold a MA in Journalism from the National University of Kiev-Mohyla Academy, Kyiv (2010)