Her recent projects focus on sustainable practices for creating the cultural commons through creative reuse, exchange, psycho-geography, and visual and sonic ethnography. She believes art doesn’t require genius at all. It requires dedication, curiosity, and comfort in going against the grain of society. What is common is the ability to identify what we don’t understand and to respond by learning and by doing the work to uncover the unknown, invisible and reluctant. Her practice is centered on using the camera as a tool for opening encounters through sharing and listening.
Maria Juliana Byck is creating a mind map of textile memories together with the textile and artistic community of Kranj.
With the help of Biennial of Western Balkans.
The art residency is supported by the European Commission's I-portunus programme.
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