Nayab Ikram (b. 1992) is a photographer and visual artist from the Åland Islands. She is of Pakistani descent and currently based in Turku. She graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Culture and Arts, majoring in photography, from Novia University of Applied Sciences, Jakobstad. Ikram works with concepts related to cultural identity and the formation of identities. In her ongoing body of work she is focusing on the feeling of the in between. Looking at the symbolic meaning of hair from a historical perspective, and how the meaning is influenced by society and personal experiences. She approaches the perspectives through photography, video and installation. Ikram has had numerous solo exhibitions and participated in group exhibitions in Europe. She has exhibited her work through the Embassy of Pakistan in Brussels, Belgium (2017), at the Rotterdam Photo Festival, The Netherlands (2017) and the Moderna Museet, Sweden (2016).
Ramina Habibollah is a multidisciplinary artist working mainly in the field of performance. Interested in cyborg anthropology and antihumanism she explores the co-existence of organic beings and inorganic materials in other dimensions.