We announce the results of the open call of the AYARKUT AIR Art Residency program!
WINNERS OF THE RESIDENCE «INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE»:
Sergei Prokofiev (Moscow) with his work «Rocket». Sergei is going to make a boat out of the wreckage of spaceships found in the Yakut districts, and sail in it to Yakutsk.

Ula Lucińska & Michał Knychaus (Inside Job group, Poland) with the project «Possibility we are Poisoned (Chapter II)». The duo of artists focuses on issues of identity formation, including the identity of places in the context of the climate crisis, technological acceleration, political shifts and anxiety about the future.
WINNERS OF THE RESIDENCE «THE SOUNDSCAPE OF THE ARCTIC»:
Mélia Roger (Zurich) with the work «Hydro Poetics» develops her own approach to listening to sound and the environment. Exploring the question «How can environmental listening inspire environmental change?», she reveals the format of acoustic ecology and creates stories of unique soundscapes.

Digital Object Alliance (Sasha Puchkova and Anna Leonova, Moscow) with their project «Time has brought us to where there was a water source. Lay me down, let only the sound be the only flood». The artists have been working together since 2017, forming a metamorphic experimental alliance around a digital object: a sound installation consisting of text, sculptures, sound and video.
WINNERS OF THE RESIDENCE «IN DIALOGUE WITH NATURE»:
Vasily Sumin (Moscow) with his project Solid Flesh». Vasily works with various media installations, sound, video art and performances. His artistic practice is based on the knowledge from various fields: science, ecology, mythology, politics, social issues and transforming them into artistic projects.

Linda Boļšakova (Riga) with her work «Meltdown». The multidisciplinary artist explores the relationship of a human being with the environment and draws parallels between the incarnations of man and plants in her photographs, installations and performances.

The residence provides an opportunity for artists to visit Yakutia to implement their projects, immerse themselves in local cultural, scientific and natural contexts, and find themselves in a new environment of the Sakha Republic.