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Artist Talk with Mizzonk: Wan-Yi Lin and Roger Chen

  • RAG@Home
  • Talk
  • January 29, 2022

    Location: Online

    Above: Roger Chen and Wan-Yi Lin

    Exhibiting artists Wan-Yi Lin and Roger Chen (Mizzonk) discuss living and working on Six Acres for the last 20 years; what brought them there and how it has sustained them.  Hear more about their art practice and join in an informal discussion with the artists and exhibition curator, Nan Capogna.

    Session will be hosted online via the Zoom webinar platform with live English captions.

    Registration is required.  Register HERE.

    Session Format:

    • This event is a free live-streamed webinar on the Zoom platform, and will also be recorded for later viewing on the RAG YouTube channel.
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    • Participants are invited to ask questions during the presentation via the Q+A feature within Zoom.
    • Live English captions included during the live-stream.

    About the Presenters:

    Mizzonk is the collective name of the artist duo Wan-Yi Lin and Roger Chen, Taiwanese Canadians.  Mizzonk studio has received several awards including the Accent on Design Award, a design industry award held in New York City, and the TID Award of Space Installation Art held in Taipei, Taiwan. Mizzonk’s desktop works were carried by museum stores including the Winnipeg Art Gallery and the Museum of Arts and Design in NYC. Recent projects by Mizzonk include a one-year-long participatory art project in Maple Ridge, BC; the Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition in La Conner, WA; the TID Award Exhibition in Taipei, Taiwan; a solo installation at the Center on Contemporary Art in Seattle, WA; an ongoing billboard art project and a participatory public art project in Pingtung, Taiwan.

    They are graduates of the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. Lin holds a MFA in visual arts and Chen received a Bachelor of Architecture. They live and work in Greater Vancouver in British Columbia.

     

    This program is supported by the #RichmondHasHeart program.

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