Billboard Art: Lu Yang
LU YANG: ARCADE
October 25-November 10 at 118 Orchard
Solo exhibtion featuring Shanghai based multi-media artist Lu Yang’s work that straddles bio-art, lucid video game aesthetics and social engagement.
Curated by Xin Wang
Shanghai based multi-media artist Lu Yang’s work straddles bio-art, lucid video game aesthetics and social engagement. Lu Yang is known for creating fantastical visions of death, sexuality, asexuality, mental illness, and neurological constructs of both real lifeforms and deities.
Yang’s work transformed Wallplay’s space as her first solo New York exhibition. The building’s facade featured her art on the billboards, as well as videos on the street-level screens. Wallplay’s concept counter will be integrated with coffee cups featuring her art as well. Lu Yang artist also showed selected videos for a curated show called “Video Room” at Williamsburg, Brooklyn’s Ventana244 space and performed on October 26th during Asian Contemporary Art Week’s two-day Field Meeting event.
For sale: Prints and jewelry
Ventana244 Gallery is dedicated to artist curated and/or collaboratively created projects, exhibits and residencies. focusing on a wide range of artforms from video and interactive installations to theater, painting, and sculpture. The venue and its staff supports artists who might not find homes elsewhere.
ASIAN CONTEMPORARY ART WEEK (ACAW) is a platform merging leading New York and Asia-based art institutions, museums and galleries to present the largest showcase of cutting-edge exhibitions, innovative projects, provocative dialogues on current topics, and networking opportunities. Associate curator Xin Wang, who worked curated Lu Yang’s “Arcade” show is also the co-organizer of Field Meeting, where Yang will perform. Field Meeting is a two-day day forum designed to act as a “communal studio visit” for over 35 artists, performers, curators, and art institution leaders.