Exhibition Announcement: The Umbrella Festival, Hong Kong

Posted by Ian on May 2, 2015 in news

For the next few weeks, I will be working with Oscar Ho and a team of faculty and students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong on a special exhibition at the Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre in Shek Kip Mei, Hong Kong. The Umbrella Festival is a celebration of the stories, sentiments, and artistic […]

Doug Elliott performs at Brown University

Posted by Ian on Apr 13, 2012 in news

Please join us tonight (Friday, April 13th) at 5:30pm at List Art Center Auditorium, for an evening lecture by Doug Elliott, naturalist, herbalist, and nationally recognized storyteller. Mr Elliott will present “Rewilding, Weeds, and Woodlands Wisdom: Living off the land in a changing world,” on the occasion of the exhibition A Natural Order by Lucas Foglia, curated […]

Japan’s tradition of automata

Posted by Ian on Mar 12, 2012 in blog

Any words I might offer would only diminish how amazing this tradition is… From Matthew Allard: Japan has always been on the forefront of cutting edge robotics. Its roots can be traced back 200-300 years during the Edo period when skilled craftsmen created automata (self-operating machines). Using nothing more than pulleys and weights they were […]

ZIMOUN | a live performance at Brown Universirty

Posted by Ian on Feb 1, 2012 in news

On Saturday, 4 February 2012, world-renowned sound and installation artist Zimoun will give a special live performance at Brown University’s List Art Center as part of the exhibition Nostalgia Machines at the David Winton Bell Gallery. This event is co-produced by the David Winton Bell Gallery and Multimedia & Electronic Music Experiments and is sponsored by swissnex Boston. […]

Panel discussant for Laurie Anderson’s “Delusion”

Posted by Ian on Oct 19, 2011 in news

This Sunday at 930am at the RISD Chace Center Michael P. Metcalf Auditorium, I will be a guest panel discussant responding to Laurie Anderson’s performance of “Delusion” as part of Providence’s FirstWorks Festival. Join FirstWorks for a continental breakfast followed by an artist-up-close Q&A with Laurie Anderson herself. Share your questions and responses to Saturday […]

‘From bodies to building blocks | Antony Gormley’s One and Other’

Posted by Ian on Mar 20, 2011 in publications, video

Presented at the Body as Site and Sign Conference Cogut Center for the Humanities, Brown University – 30 April 2010