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Sasha Huber

Sasha Huber (CH/FI) is a Helsinki based, multidisciplinary visual artist of Swiss-Haitian heritage. She has had solo exhibition at the Hasselblad Foundation in Gothenburg, Sweden and participated in numerous international exhibitions, including the 56th Venice Biennale, Italy (2015); the 19th Biennale of Sydney, Australia (2014); and the 29th São Paulo Biennial, Brazil (2010). Huber also works in a creative partnership with artist Petri Saarikko. In 2011, they initiated the long-term project Remedies Universe, which explores aural family knowledge in different geographical and cultural contexts. The collaborators have been invited to artist residencies around the world, including New Zealand, Hati and Tasmania. Huber edited the book Rentyhorn (2010), and was co-editor (with Maria P.T. Machado) of (T)races of Louis Agassiz: Photography, Body and Science, Yesterday and Today (2010). She holds an MA from the University of Art and Design Helsinki. The “Demounting” project has also developed into Huber’s practice-based PhD that she is currently undertaking at the Department of Art and Media at the Zurich University of the Arts/University of the Arts Linz. In 2018, Huber received the State Art Award in the visual arts given by the Arts Promotion Center Finland.

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