Ayshia Taskin is a Cypriot-UK Intermedia artist, curator and pioneer of Blockchain happenings/performances. Her practice contains a multitude of techniques like building performative sculptures, latex modelling, digital art, moving image, VR world-building, printmaking, installation, web-based and Livestream/VR/Crypto-performance art and Blockchain NFT culture.
Ayshia merges high- and low-tech production methods within her video work through ‘aesthetic corruption’, glitch, 3D modelling software, generative, greenscreen, AI and data-bending to explore sci-fi and mythology with the interplay of both sides of technology by mixing the digital with analogue techniques.
Ayshia’s works have been shown in Auckland University of Technology, Venice, The Festival of Contemporary Art in Athens, Ely Centre for Contemporary Art, USA, Screen-print Biennial, USA, Transcultural Exchange in Boston, Dfbrll8r Gallery at Zhou B Art Centre in Chicago, Taos Centre for the Arts, New Mexico, Hidden Door Festival, Edinburgh, Glasgow International Art Festival, Performance Køkkenet, Copenhagen, Zembla Gallery, Scotland, Istanbul, Noemata/#biennale.no, Bangkok Biennial, Thailand, Galerie XY, Olomouc, Czech Republic, MoWNA Biennial, New York and many virtual exhibitions.
Ayshia graduated with an MFA in Contemporary Art Practice from The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.