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Current Resident: Mar 1, 2017–May 31, 2017

Alberta Foundation for the Arts

Studio #301

Artist

Yvonne Mullock

Yvonne Mullock has a multi-disciplinary studio practice with a particular focus on nature and crafts. She incorporates collage, sculpture, ceramics, video and textiles in her work, and explores ideas of authorship, craft and labor, for both gallery settings and site-specific installations. Mullock often works with individuals and groups of people to develop pieces that are collaborative, socially engaged and performative.

Yvonne Mullock is a graduate of the Glasgow School of Art who is currently based in Calgary, Canada. Over the past fifteen years, she has participated in artist residency programs in Scotland, England, Canada, and the United States. Recent exhibitions include: Dark Horse, Stride Gallery, Calgary; Charrette Roulette: FABRIC, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton; HIT & MISS, Esker Foundation|Contemporary Art Gallery, Calgary; Home Economics, Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto; Future Station: 2015 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton; Atlas Sighed: 2104 Calgary Biennial; and Beaver Fever, Project Room, Glasgow.

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Current Resident: Apr 1, 2017–Aug 31, 2017

Ministry of Culture, Taiwan

Studio #302

Artist

Ling-lin Ku

Ling-lin Ku hybridizes language and daydreaming in her sculptures and installations, weaving her sense of humor into the structure she makes. Using everyday objects as references, she digs deep inside them creating transformative relationships and new modes of interconnectivity. She always sees objects as being unfixed, plastic, liquid and slippery, and resists the habit of using a single static name to denominate things. Her plays between faux and “real” materials, and exaggerated scale shifts, give her work a feeling of deceptive mass, strange gravity and unknown physics.

Ling-lin Ku (born Taiwan) completed her undergraduate degree at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts. She was the recipient of travel grants for locations along what used to be referred to as the Silk Road in Asia and Europe. Ku also obtained a law degree law in Taiwan before relocating to the United States.

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Current Resident: Mar 1, 2017–Feb 28, 2018

Australia Council for the Arts, Creative New Zealand

Studio #303

Artist

Jess Johnson

Jess Johnson’s drawings and installations are influenced by the intersections of language, science fiction, culture and technology. In her drawings, she depicts complex worlds that combine densely layered patterns, objects and figures within architectural settings. Johnson’s drawings are often displayed within constructed environments. Her recent video collaborations with Simon Ward have involved translating her drawings into animated videos and virtual reality, enabling audiences to have simulated experiences of her drawings.

Jess Johnson was born in Tauranga, New Zealand in 1979. After ten years of living and working in Melbourne, she relocated permanently to New York City in 2016. Her work has been exhibited internationally in solo and group exhibitions at Jack Hanley Gallery, New York; Art Basel Hong Kong; Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh; Centre CLARK, Montreal; National Gallery of Victoria, Australia; Museum of Contemporary Art Australia; and Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, New Zealand. She is represented by Jack Hanley Gallery, New York; Darren Knight Gallery, Australia; and Ivan Anthony Gallery, New Zealand.

 

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