Burning Athens Residency
ASFA BBQ in collaboration with the Burning Athens Residency invites an artist to participate in the festival. In the 2015 festival, Bodies that Resist, Bryndis Bjornsdottir from Iceland showed her piece Blasphemy. For this year edition, Performing Utopia, photographer Salla Lahtinen from Finland is going to document the festival. Salla (b. 1991) graduated from Saimaa University of Applied Sciences in 2014. She works in critical art, focusing on topics of representations of people in social media and contemporary communication tools. Her most featured project, How We Want To Be Seen, combined passport and profile images, and was shown at Photographic Gallery Hippolyte in Helsinki.