My favorite way to learn about art is to hear artists talking about their practices. You too? Here are some videos of recent artist’s talks I’ve participated in.
On Public Art
Virtual Armory Live | Public Art: The Way Forward
Jean Cooney, Director, Times Square Arts, Michelle Woo, Director, For Freedoms, and Artists Christine Wong Yap and Nekisha Durrett discuss their current project “Messages for the City” and the role of public art in light of the 2020 pandemic and in response to the current protests against racial injustice. Moderated by Nicole Berry, Executive Director, The Armory Show. June 17, 2020. 1 hour.
“Add Oil, Chinatown:” Artist Talk on Public Art & Neighborhood Recovery
Chinese Culture Center presents a talk moderated by curator Hoi Leung, with artist and 100 Days Action member Jeremiah Barber. Artists Jocelyn Tsaih and Christine Wong Yap discuss their public artworks created for “Art for Essential Workers,” a series of artworks installed on boarded up storefronts in San Francisco during the COVID pandemic. August 29, 2020. 1 hour.
[Part 2 of 2: Watch Part 1 with Jenifer K Wofford and Chelsea Wong]
Group Artists’ Talks
LMCC’s Workspace Virtual Studio Visits
Join LMCC for Virtual Studio Visits with Workspace 2019 – 2020 Artists-in-Residence. During the 2020 Open House New York Weekend, October 17-18, 2020, LMCC will host two live, Virtual Studio Visit sessions, each featuring five members of the current Workspace artist residency cohort.
Part 1: Architecture, systems of power, public art, form/body in space, psychospace: Zaq Landsberg, Zac Hacmon, Naomi Safran-Hon, Sydney Shen, Christine Wong Yap. ~1 hour.
[Part 2: Colonialism, identity, performance, mythologies, shifting narratives and histories, place, healing: Amy Lee Sanford, Sara Jimenez, Beatrice Glow, Gabriel García Román, Kevin Quiles Bonilla. ~1 hour.]
Conversations on Care: A Panel Discussion
Curator Shannon R. Stratton leads a round-robin discussion with the artists participating in Between You and Me, JMKAC’s upcoming exhibition. 1 hour, 37 minutes.
Care in an artistic practice
“Between You and Me” artists Sara Clugage, Benjamin Todd Wills, and Christine Wong Yap talk about the concept of care in their practices. 4 min.