Join artists Howie Tsui, Lianne Zannier and artist-in-residence Yaloo for an evening of animation in the Luxe. A casual night of screening and chatting through weird and wonderful excerpts by artists like Amy Lockhart, Wong Ping, Lu Yang, and Jack Wedge, along with choice clips of recent projects by the artists themselves.
Music and refreshments!
Howie Tsui (徐浩恩) works in a variety of media to construct tense, fictive environments that subvert canonized art forms and narrative genres, often from the traditional Chinese literati class. Tsui synthesizes diverging socio-cultural anxieties around superstition, trauma, acculturation, and otherness through a distinctly outsider lens to advocate for liminal and diasporic experiences. Recent solo exhibitions include: Retainers of Anarchy at the Vancouver Art Gallery (2017) and OCAT Museum, Xi’an (2018); with major works recently acquired by the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
Yaloo is a South Korea born media artist working and living in between Chicago and Seoul. She received MFA from School of the Art Institute of Chicago focusing on video installation in 2015. She was the first recipient of Lyn Blumenthal Memorial Fellowship from Video Data Bank. She received Gold Award from AHL Foundation, NY. She is also a recent grant recipient from Incheon Foundation of Art and Culture, South Korea. She is a full fellowship recipient of Headlands Art Center (USA), Bemis Studio Art Center (USA), La Bande Video (Quebec), Fukuoka Asian Art Museum (Japan) and Vermont Studio Art Center (USA). Her works have been part number of solo/group shows and festivals in the cities such as Portland, Chicago, New York, Quebec City, Malmö, Fukuoka, and Seoul to name a few.
Lianne Zannier is an animator and visual artist living in the unceded Coast Salish Territory known as Vancouver, BC. Her practice investigates the relationship between the medium of drawing and traditional forms of animation with digital technologies. She has an MFA from Emily Carr University of Art and Design (2016), a BFA in Film Animation from Concordia University (2014), and a BA in Art History from Mount Allison University (2006). Her work has been included in Far Afield’s Touchstones: Deep Time in the Near Future and shown at the Charles H. Scott Gallery (Vancouver), KIAC’s Riverside Arts Festival (Dawson City), and FOFA Gallery (Montreal). Her short animated films have screened as part of the Great Women Animators screening at Quickdraw Animation Society (Calgary), The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (Chicago), and The Sommets Du Cinéma D’Animation (Montreal).