La Wayaka Current is an artist-led organisation developing projects in connection to remote environments, ecology and communities.
SINCE 2016 WE HAVE WORKED WITH OVER 150 INTL. PARTICIPANTS, CROSS-CONTINENTALLY BETWEEN 08°N, 78°N + 23°S
HANNAH ROWAN / DESERT 23°S
Artist based in London, UK. currently studying MA sculpture at Royal College of Art. Supported by Arts Council England.
CAMILLA REYMAN / TROPIC 08°N, DESERT 23°S
Artist based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Art in 2013. Supported by Danish Arts Foundation.
ANNIE GROVE WHITE / DESERT 23°S
Artist & Photographer based in Wales, UK. Former Lecturer in Graphic Communication (theory and practice) at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Supported by Arts Council Wales.
JAŠA (MREVLJE-POLLAK) / DESERT 23°S
Artist Living and working between Ljubljana, Slovenia and New York. Graduated in 2006 from the Academy of Fine Arts, Venice, Italy. Supported by Ministry of Arts, Slovenia.
EVA OSTROWSKA / DESERT 23°S
Performance artist & photographer from France/Ukraine with MA in Fine Arts from Sorbonne University, FR. Her artist book is now held in the permanent collection of MOMA, New York.
CONSTANCE WALSH / DESERT 23°S
Writer & poet based in NYC. Graduated from Columbia University with a Master's in Mind-Body-Spirit Psychology, and completed BA at NYU in Studio Art, Art History, and Philosophy.
FRANCESCA DELUCA / DESERT 23°S
Painter, photographer and farmer based in Portland, Maine USA.
ALEYDA ROCHA / DESERT 23°S, ARCTIC 78°N
Mexican artist, technologist and data ethnographer who works in drawing, research, text and digital arts. Worked previously at Google. Supported by Copenhagen Institute of Interactive Design.
HANNA MATTES / DESERT 23°S
Artist & photographer based between Amsterdam & Berlin. Graduated from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam in 2006. Represented by Belmacz Gallery in London.
HARTWICK HANSON / DESERT 23°S
Sculptor and printmaker based in NYC. Graduated from Parsons the New School for Design in 2011.
ALISA TANAKA KING / DESERT 23°S, ARCTIC78°N
Artist based in Melbourne, Australia. Graduated from The Victorian College of the Arts with a BA in Fine Art in 2009 with a Postgraduate Diploma of Performance Creation in 2012.
AMY LEUNG / ARCTIC 78°N
Visual Artist based in London, UK. Graduated from Camberwell College of Art with a BA in sculpture, 2014. Part of AltMFA and Associated Clay workers union.
WENDY PYE / ARCTIC 78°N
Photographic Artist & Lecturer based in Brighton, UK. Graduated with an MA in Photographic Arts from London College of Communication, London in 2009.
KIERAN RID / ARCTIC 78°N
Artist and comic illustrator based in UK. Graduated from Camberwell College of Art with a BA in drawing in 2014.
BRIAN CHEUNG / ARCTIC 78°N
Illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia. Completed a BA in Design (Visual Communication) in 2012 at Monash University, Melbourne.
NG HUI HSIEN / ARCTIC 78°N
Photographer from Singapore. Trained in sociology and currently completing her masters in photography at Bristol University, UK.
MALLORY ALLEN / ARCTIC 78°N
Multi-disciplinary artist based in Aukland, New Zealand. Studied Fine Arts in Australia, NZ and in the UK at Chelsea College of Arts.
RYAN MYER / ARCTIC 78°N
Artist based in California. Currently completing an MFA in Studio Art at the University of California, Davis until 2018.
JUE YANG / ARCTIC 78°N
Playwright born in Shanghai, China currently based in NYC. Currently investigating the artistic medium of theatre and performance beyond the conventional stage.
LUZ PEUSCOVICH / ARCTIC 78°N, TROPIC 08°N
Installation Artist born in Buenos Aires, Argentina currently based in Berlin. Studied Visual Arts at the National University de La Plata and has a degree in Curation and Art Management from ESEADE, Buenos Aires.
DILLON ANTHONY / ARCTIC 78°N
Musician from Canada. Studied Audio Engineering at the Centre for Arts & Technology in Fredericton, Canada and worked at the Banff Centre and Berklee College of Music specialising in classical concert recordings.
KENTON PRATT / ARCTIC 78°N
Artist from Indianapolis, USA. Graduated with a Bachelor's degree focusing on painting from Anderson University. Studied as a glassblower at Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center and worked as an artist for the Corning Museum of Glass.
ANNIE SHEPHERD / ARCTIC 78°N
Artist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Received her BFA with a focus in glass and sculpture from Alfred University, Alfred, NY.
GRETA RYBUS / TROPIC 08°N, ARCTIC 78°N
Freelance photojournalist specialising in editorial portraiture, travel and documentary photography. Based in Portland, Maine. Studied Photojournalism and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Montana.
KEVINA JO SMITH / TROPIC 08°N
Visual artist & environmental advocate living and working in Australia. Graduated from Victorian College of the Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting in 2004.
ANE KROGSETH / TROPIC 08°N
Artist based between Oslo and Lofoten, Norway. Graduated with a BA in fine art from Tromso Art Academy in 2017, currently studying pedagogy. Supported by the Office of Contemporary Art, Norway.
NICOLÁS NUÑEZ / TROPIC 08°N
Founder of the Taller de Investigación Teatral - Theatre Research Workshop (TRW) under the National University of Mexico City (UNAM) since 1975, a center for research in the fields of both theatre and ritual. Author of Anthropocosmic Theatre: Rite in the Dynamics of Theatre
DEBORAH TEMPLETON / TROPIC 08°N
Co-director of the Centre for Psychophysical Performance Research at the University of Huddersfield (UK), has published academic papers on aspects of psychophysical performance training and practice. Supported by Arts Council England and The University of Huddersfield.
DOMINGO ADAME / TROPIC 08°N
Doctor in Modern Literature (Universidad Iberoamericana), with an MA in Literary Studies (Autonomous University of the State of Mexico) Degree in Dramatic Literature and Theater, UNAM, Full-time Academic and previous Director of the Faculty of Theater of the Universidad Veracruzana.
CASH CLAY / TROPIC 08°N
Performance Practitioner & Writer researching Drama, Dance and Performance in the Centre for Psychophysical Performance Research at The University of Huddersfield (UK). Supported by Arts Council England and The University of Huddersfield.
JONATHAN HIGGINS / TROPIC 08°N
Composer and Sound Artist from Surrey. Completed an MA in Sonic Arts at the University of Sheffield. He is currently working on his PhD at City University, London conducting research titled ‘The Plasticity of Noise'
MISCHA DE STROUMILLO / TROPIC 08°N
Photographic Artist & Forager based in London, UK. Recently graduated with a first-class honours BA in photography from the London College of Communication.