In-situ Open Studio: Erica Sklenars, Dan Harris, Janice Cheung (Saturday, June 15, 2019)



In-situ Open Studio

Join us on Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 3 - 6 pm for an Open Studio with our June artist-in-residence, Erica Sklenars (New Zealand), Dan Harris (New Zealand) and Janice Cheung (Hong Kong). For our monthly Open Studio event, we will open our studio doors and you are welcome to take an inside look at the work the residents has been investigating this past month.


Information

Date: Saturday, June 15 2019

Open Studio: 3 - 5 pm

Address: Shun Wai Industrial Building 9th Foor Unit C. 15 Yuk Yat Street, To Kwa Wan. 土瓜灣旭日街15號順煒工業大廈9樓C室


Artist-in-residence Biography


Erica Sklenars is a New Zealand based artist and designer, working across the fields of video art, installation, performance and intervention. Her practice is often collaborative, and explores modes of communication between people and social groups, pop culture, underground cultures, as well as DIY adaptation or hacking of technology. Often using humor, Sklenars’ work subverts and contentedly inhabits personal human failures, and plays with future dystopian themes evident in current day life. Her practice also deals with exploring different understandings and forms of feminism through creative collaboration and research. Sklenars creates both solo performative works, and collaborative audio-visual performance installation (often under the pseudonym Lady Lazer Light) working with sound artists and musicians to create performance environments, experiences, and music videos. Sklenars has an MFA from Massey University and currently lives and works in Dunedin, NZ. For full music videos and more work: http://www.ericasklenars.com/


Dan Harris is an artist and independent filmmaker living in Takaka, Aotearoa. His work incorporates 2D and 3D animations and experimental film. His work often focuses on personal and cultural anxieties, progression and growth, obsolescence and stagnation, and the difficulties of art communicating 'truth'. In 2018 he was awarded Creative New Zealand funding to create work around China's DIY music and touring scene, was an animation assistant for Jess Johnson and Simon Ward's (2018 Walters Prize Finalists) Virtual Reality installation at the National Gallery of Australia and an animator for the Maori Televison production, Aroha Bridge. Previously his work has been screened at festivals including the TeleVisions Project in Australia, The Wellington Underground Film Festival, and has won the 'Incredibly Strange' award at the New Zealand 48 Film Festival. More works can be found on his instagram: @illojgali


Janice Ka-Wa Cheung was born in Hong Kong and has begun her studies of media art at City University of Hong Kong since 2011. Janice has finished her MPhil research of the visual culture and the embodiment of eye in interactive installations to explore self-revealing interaction of the spectators. Her master studies have resulted in several conference presentations and conference publication. Janice now is a Ph.D. student in Humanities (Interdisciplinary Studies) at Concordia University. Under the supervision of Dr. David Jhave Johnston, Janice continues to pursue in research-creation with an interest in the notion of self in media art. Janice is eager to examine the embodies self-exploration and self-presentation behavior of artists, and question how artists and spectators use art to construct own self(identity). For more of her works, visit her website: http://www.janice-cheung.com/


About In-situ

In-situ is a year-round artist residency in the heart of Hong Kong that fosters international exchange through open call applications.


In-situ is Latin for "in place". Our aim is to support artists with an experimental art practice. We are less focused on the final outcome, but rather, on the process of making, and of discovery. We also don’t ask for detailed project proposals, budgets, or schedules during the application process because we believe projects and ideas should be informed after spending time here, "in-situ".


Please visit our website: www.insituresidency.com

For additional questions please contact John: john@insituresidency.com

15 Yuk Yat Street, Shun Wai Industrial Building 9/F Unit C. To Kwa Wan, Hong Kong.

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