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Talk: San Jiao - Location, Form, Structure

  • Philadelphia Photo Arts Center 1400 North American Street _ #103, 19122 (map)

San Jiao: Location, Form, Structure
A conversation between Amiko Li, Serena Chang, and Lily Jue Sheng

June 1st, 2019
2 – 4 PM

PPAC Artist-in-residence, Amiko Li will join artist Serena Chang and Lily Jue Sheng in a panel discussion about image and representation. Three artists work across photography, film, sculpture, installation, and performance. The conversation will focus on their experiences and approaches working in the image culture, and different levels of engagement with Asian culture and representation. The conversation will also address issues in generalization of representation, and expectations of image.


Amiko Li is a Chinese visual artist based in Brooklyn, NY. Recent exhibitions include Abrons Arts Center, New York; Landline, Chicago; SpacePlace, Russia; Flat Earth Film Festival, Iceland. He was awarded fellowships and residencies include Kunstlerhaus Stuttgart, Royal Ulster Academy, and ACRE. His first monograph, Maiden Voyage, has been featured on New Yorker Photo, Juxatpoz Magazine and recently at China Academy of Art Museum.

Lily Jue Sheng works across film, video, 2D, performance, and installation. She studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, and is currently based in New York City & New Jersey. Her work has shown at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Parrish Art Museum, Knockdown Center, Eyebeam, and Artbook @ MoMA PS1 in New York City; Mana Contemporary in Jersey City; the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston; Images Festival in Toronto; the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal in Montreal; the 1933 Slaughterhouse (老场坊) and West Bund Art & Design Fair in Shanghai; Taipei Contemporary Art Center in Taipei; and 3331 Arts Chiyoda in Tokyo.

Serena Chang is a multidisciplinary artist who works between photography, sculpture, and installation. She studied at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts & Tufts University and currently lives and works in New York. She founded The Shisanwu in 2017, a materials research and production facility in Queens, New York.

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