Vanja Hamidi Isacson

Guest Resident • Playwright & Artistic researcher

Vanja Hamidi Isacson

Guest Resident • Playwright & Artistic researcher

Photo credit @Darina Rodionova.

Photo credit @Darina Rodionova.

Malmö-based playwright, librettist and researcher, Vanja Hamidi Isacson explores the potential of multilingualism within the performing arts, examining it from the playwright's perspective, fostering generative and innovative capacities in creative writing.

Malmö-based playwright, librettist and researcher, Vanja Hamidi Isacson explores the potential of multilingualism within the performing arts, examining it from the playwright's perspective, fostering generative and innovative capacities in creative writing.

Vanja Hamidi Isacson’s work, “The potential of multilingualism in dramatic works”, exemplifies the intersection of multilingualism and contemporary theater, exploring the immense artistic, creative, political, and emotional potential that this combination can bring to the performing arts.

Visiting researcher at Uniarts Helsinki, with a doctoral degree in performative and mediated practices from Uniarts Stockholm, she also co-founded Teater JaLaDa (Malmö) in 2013, dedicated to addressing contemporary issues through drama, with a mission to create a positive global impact on topics such as linguistic and cultural diversity.

Invited as a guest resident by Linda Williams, painter captivated by the ever-changing nature and its various phases of transformation, she will continue her ongoing project during her stay at La Maison de Simon. 

Language portrait, Vanja Hamidi Isacson, 2023.

Upcoming Artists-in-Residence

Spring 2024 Artist-in-Residence • Painter

Summer 2024 Artist-in-Residence • Painter

Past Artists-in-Residence

Autumn 2023 Artist-in-Residence • Painter

Autumn 2023 Guest Resident • Playwright

Summer 2023 Artist-in-Residence • Textile artist

Summer 2023 Artist-in-Residence • Visual artists

Spring 2023 Artists-in-Residence • Painter

Winter 2023 Artists-in-Residence • Painters

Permanent artist-in-residence

Permanent artist-in-residence • Ceramicist

Vanja Hamidi Isacson’s work, “The potential of multilingualism in dramatic works”, exemplifies the intersection of multilingualism and contemporary theater, exploring the immense artistic, creative, political, and emotional potential that this combination can bring to the performing arts.

Visiting researcher at Uniarts Helsinki, with a doctoral degree in performative and mediated practices from Uniarts Stockholm, she also co-founded Teater JaLaDa (Malmö) in 2013, dedicated to addressing contemporary issues through drama, with a mission to create a positive global impact on topics such as linguistic and cultural diversity.

Invited as a guest resident by Linda Williams, painter captivated by the ever-changing nature and its various phases of transformation, she will continue her ongoing project during her stay at La Maison de Simon.

Language portrait, Vanja Hamidi Isacson, 2023.

Upcoming Artists-in-Residence

Spring 2024 Artist-in-Residence • Painter

Summer 2024 Artist-in-Residence • Painter

Past Artists-in-Residence

Autumn 2023 Artist-in-Residence • Painter

Autumn 2023 Guest Resident • Playwright

Summer 2023 Artist-in-Residence • Textile artist

Summer 2023 Artist-in-Residence • Visual artists

Spring 2023 Artists-in-Residence • Painter

Winter 2023 Artists-in-Residence • Painters

Permanent artist-in-residence

Permanent artist-in-residence • Ceramicist