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

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

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