KIAR 2024-February

Resident Artists:

Cornelia Zierhofer from Switzerland (KIAR-November 2023 to February 2024)
outcome exhibition: CONVERSATIONS AMONG ANIMALS / date: 10th to 12th February 2024 at Patan Museuam.

Cornelia Zierhofer, born on August 28, 1993, in Baden, Switzerland, is a versatile artist with expertise in Szenografie and Theater & Pedagogy. After primary education in Wettingen and Malden, Netherlands, and a transformative year in New Zealand, she pursued a Bachelor of Scenography at Zurich University of the Arts (Zhdk) from 2014 to 2018. Beyond traditional roles, Zierhofer teaches theater, engages in global stage and costume design, and directs projects. Her educational journey includes a current Master of Theater in Education at Zhdk, with an interrupted stint at the School of Visual Theater in Jerusalem in 2023 due to war. Zierhofer’s diverse career spans summer jobs on farms, workshop leadership at Museum M├╝hlerama, and roles as Assistant Set Designer and decorator for the International Animation Festival Fantoche. Currently teaching theater at Middle School Burg, Wald, she remains dedicated to arts education. Zierhofer’s project portfolio, featuring works like “show me the face/heart/guts” and “Entf├╝hrungen,” reflects her commitment to global artistic exchange, showcasing her significant contributions to theater, scenography, and education. She recently participated as a resident artist in Nepal at Space A as part of the Kathmandu International Artist in Residency (KIAR 2023).

Andrea Noviello from Itay (KIAR 2024 – February)

Andrea Noviello, born in Rome on 10/02/1996, lives and works in Milan, where he is a laureate in Painting and Visual Art. presso la Naba (Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti). He currently conducts research in the field of ecology, studying the phenomenon of communication and symbiosis in natural systems. Il suo progetto artistico nasce da A criticism of all the manipulations of nature, to identify opportunities for cooperation with form viventi non umane. Collect and rework documents and data from various disciplines to create the sue installations and develop his artistic research.