Yasmina Nysten

Yasmina Nysten is a painter, writer and photographer. She has shown her photography, illustration and painting from New York to Qatar. Born and raised in Helsinki, she has lived in Cannes, Beirut and Brooklyn. After a BA from ALBA University, Beirut, she is currently earning her MA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. In her spare time, she has been known to trip the lights fantastic and ride her hot pink motorcycle around the hood.

By Gorillakill and BEIRUT bomber, “One who flew over that nest”. Mix media on wall, Miami 2021

24TH STREET, WYNWOOD MIAMI

Selections’ writer and visual artist Yasmina Nysten writes about painting in Miami during ArtBasel. Experience Wynwood, the stomping ground of street art through her perspective.   This year during ArtBasel, away from the Miami Beach buzz, a whole lot of…

Art Basel in Miami Beach 2021, Garth Greenan Gallery © Art Basel. Courtesy Art Basel

ART BASEL SWINGS BACK WITH FULL FORCE

2021 offers an exceptional plethora of artworks in Miami. Here are just a few of our favourites 2021 has broken some new ground with the latest Art Basel exhibition. Perhaps because of this rough year and the fact that last…

ON/ by Germane Barnes and the University of Miami, presented by Lexus for Design Miami 2021. Photo by Steve Benisty

DESIGN MIAMI DRIVES A LEXUS

Automobile partner to Design Miami 2021 brings forth an exceptional installation prioritising conscious living and the experience of excellence On November 30th 2021, Design Miami opened its doors to a striking multi-faceted fair, vibrant with material and colour, with a…

Traer Scott, Bounty in the time of corona. From artist's instagram account, @traer_scott

ART IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

With hearts growing heavier each day, empathising with fellow brothers and sisters who have been impaired by the current pandemic, with hands joining in the spirit of perseverance, reaching out to each other by the fingertips from at least two…

Exhibition view, Mathaf Collection, 2017

THE PATH THROUGH THE WOODS

Abdellah Karroum, director of Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, tells Selections how two related exhibitions reveal the themes, threads and gaps in the museum’s extensive collection Curated by Abdellah Karroum, director of Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, and…

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