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Join artists Barb Choit, Kevin Day and Anchi Lin, and guest curator Sunshine Frère for a talk and tour of the Eternal Return exhibition. Each artist will share insight into the process behind the creation of their work for the exhibition with an illustrated talk in the Richmond Cultural Centre Performance Hall. Following these presentations, Sunshine will lead everyone into the gallery for a tour of the exhibition, where attendees can further investigate the work and ask questions to both artists and curator.
Free admission, everyone welcome to attend.
Sunshine Frère is a curator, writer and artist based in Vancouver, Canada. She holds an MA in Interactive Media from Goldsmiths, and a BFA in Studio Arts and Electroacoustic studies from Concordia University. Frère regularly works within local, national and international art communities. She currently sits as Strategic Initiatives Committee Co-Chair on Access Gallery’s Board and also spends time working with the New Media Gallery in New Westminster. Recent and upcoming projects include cache cache, a solo exhibition of her work at Seymour Art Gallery, Speculators of the Final Frontier, an experimental text exploring art and space for SADmag and Counteractive Subterfuge, an exhibition text for the 2017 Emily Carr University of Art + Design Low Residency MFA cohort.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Barb Choit holds a BFA from Emily Carr University of Art + Design, an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts, and an MA in Modern Art and Curatorial Studies from Columbia University. Choit has exhibited widely at international venues such as the Queens Museum of Art, NewYork; Swiss Institute, New York; China Art Objects, Los Angeles; Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto; Office Baroque, Brussels; and Aratoi Museum, Masterton, New Zealand. Her latest artist book, Ten Shows, was published by Or Gallery, Vancouver, in collaboration with Black Dog Publishing, London, UK. Recent solo exhibitions include Pronk at Rawson Projects, New York; and Pronk Boutique at Macaulay & Co Fine Art, Vancouver.
Kevin Day was born in Taipei, Taiwan. He received his MFA from the University of British Columbia and is currently based in Vancouver. Day’s practice and research, focusing on concepts such as algorithmic culture, digital epistemology, and mediation, encompasses sound, video, text, graph, and media installations. He has presented his work and research nationally and internationally at locations such as the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Creative Media Centre in Hong Kong, Kunsthal in Aarhus, Free Word Centre in London, Qubit in New York, and Gallery 1313 in Toronto. Day has also authored several published articles on topics such as digital memories, sound, technology, and information.
Anchi Lin is of Taiwanese heritage, she currently lives and works in Vancouver. Lin has completed a BFA from Simon Fraser University. Lin explores, negotiates and interfaces with concepts such as language, identity, gender and cultural norms. Lin works with video, performance and sculpture. Her work navigates the interstitial spaces of flux between individual and collective consciousness. Recent exhibitions and performances include: A Glass of Wine – with Alanna Ho at Centre A, 2017, Water, Digital Carnival Richmond World Festival, 2016, and Condensation: A Stage with Quiet Applause in conjunction with Cinevolution as part of Your Kontinent Pop-up Media Festival in Richmond, 2016.
Above: Anchi Lin, A Sealer (still), 2017, video