Please join us online for a Visual Art forum lecture by artist Howie Tsui, in conversation with curator and critic Joni Low on Thursday, February 25th, 2021, from 1:00 - 2:30 pm.
Howie Tsui (b. 1978 in Hong Kong and raised in Lagos, Nigeria and Thunder Bay) currently lives and works on the traditional territory of the Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam Nations (Vancouver). Recent solo exhibitions include: The Power Plant Contemporary Art Museum, Toronto (2020); the Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida (2020); Burrard Arts Foundation, Vancouver (2020); Ottawa Art Gallery (2019); OCAT Museum, Xi’an, China (2018); and Vancouver Art Gallery (2017). Select Group exhibitions include: Patel Brown, Toronto (2020) Asia Now, Paris (2019); Ottawa Art Gallery (2018); Art Labor, Shanghai (2015); Dalhousie Art Gallery, Nova Scotia (2015); Para Site, Hong Kong (2014); National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (2014) and the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco (2012). Tsui received Canada Council's Joseph Stauffer Prize in 2005 and was long-listed for the Sobey Art Award in 2018. He holds a BFA (2002) from the University of Waterloo.
Joni Low is an independent curator and critic living with gratitude on unceded xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) territories. Her research explores interconnection, intercultural conversations, public space, sensory experience and their attendant shifts in contemporary life. She has presented exhibitions across Canada, including at Galerie de L’UQAM (Montréal), Confederation Centre Art Gallery (Charlottetown), Burnaby Art Gallery, VIVO Media Arts Centre and Or Gallery (Vancouver). Curatorial projects include What Are Our Supports? (publication, 2021), Afterlives: Germaine Koh and Aron Louis Cohen, Charles Campbell’s Actor Boy: Travels in Birdsong, Hank Bull: Connexion (tour), and the symposium Underground in the Aether. A Vancouver correspondent for ESPACE art actuel, her essays and criticism are published in catalogues and periodicals including Canadian Art, C Magazine, Ctrl+P, Vie des Arts and Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art. Low is on The Capilano Review editorial board and is a member of Doryphore Independent Curators’ Society.
Presented by the Audain Faculty of Art at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.
Meeting ID: 693 4911 3843