2020 Artists-in-Residence

Studio170_rosa © mischen
TEU Still Planes (video still), single-channel video projection, 45 min., 2016

Janne Höltermann

Quiet Fulfilment
October 10-16, 2020

Janne Höltermann presents her latest video works which explore issues surrounding automation, technology and capitalism. A program of panel discussions and film screenings accompanies the exhibition, addressing its relevance to the present climate change debate.


Shane Dylan © Shane Dylan

Shane Dylan

Hip Hop Collaboration Project
Performances, Panel Discussions and Workshops
Exact date TBD

Shane Dylan is a piano player, composer, producer, and creative musical visionary.  He collaborates frequently with innovative artists from a variety of different genres including hip hop, R&B, and jazz with the goal to bring different music worlds together. His Studio 170 residency weekend presents his large scale hip hop collaboration project that he is organizing with a number of local Boston rappers, including Marquis Filthy, Kofi Lost, Red Shaydez, SeeFour, Tashawn Taylor, Cakeswagg, Capella Auriga, and others. The project features new music that Shane is writing and arranging, as well as playing piano on.

Dev Blair Image: Kayce Kvacek Photography

Dev Blair

The Femmestasy Exhibition
Mixed Medium Performance Art Show
Exact date TBD

Dev Blair (They Series or She Series Pronouns) presents "The Femmetasy Exhibition," a mixed medium performance art show and live follow-up to "Femmetasy," her debut album which released in November 2019. Femmetasy (defined as femme + fantasy) is a rap, R & B, and poetry album that centers on exploring what femme survival looks like in the 21st century, through the lens of my experiences as a Black, broke, queer/trans non-binary femme.