Áron Rossman-Kiss is a visual artist with a background in the social sciences. Blending research, fieldwork and a variety of media, his work focuses on issues related to the formation of collective memories, the intersection of art and politics, and long-term economic and ecological processes. He studied anthropology and history at the University of Neuchâtel and graduated from the Fine Arts MFA program at Goldsmiths College, London. He was the co-founder of SKLAD residency (2016-2018) the only such program in Abkhazia — a disputed territory in the Caucasus.
Recent projects include the creation of an online piece for Bozar (Bruxelles) / Goethe Foundation (Tehran) reflecting on ecological memory and Iranian labour history. He is a long-term resident at the Qattan Foundation (Ramallah) with a project exploring the commons and the construction of landscape in Palestine. In addition to his artistic practice, he is currently working on a media platform showcasing progressive initiatives in Eastern Europe.
He is based in Budapest.