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Solo Screening at CologneOFF 2011: Video Art in a Global Context

Lily & Honglei’s video art is featured as Artist of the Month by CologneOFF: Video Art in a Global Context, October – November 2011:

Lily & Honglei - video artists from China

Lily & Honglei
Videos on view

1. The Forbidden City, 2007-2008, 5:48
2. Home, 2010, 3:00
3. Butterfly Lovers, 2009, 5:00
4. Window: April, 2010, 1:30
5. Window: May, 2010, 1:35
6. The Peony Pavillon, 2011, 5:46

ENTER

Lily Xiying Yang and Honglei Li are new media artists from Beijing, currently based in New York City. Since 2005, they have been working under a collective name Lily & Honglei. Critiquing current global culture and society, their creativity aims to develop new artistic expressions through integrating traditional art forms including painting and Chinese folk art with digital language.

This solo will be presented during the screenings on CologneOFF 2011 Mexico City at two venues:

ExTeresa Arte Actual Mexico City &

Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Xochimilco Mexico City, Media Fest & Congress “New Paradigms in Art”. During these comprehensive presentations of video art collection by CologneOFF , Lily & Honglei’s six videos are presented.

Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Mexico City

Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Mexico City
video screening and lectures at Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Mexico City (images UAM by courtesy of Diana Guzmán)
UAM - Media fest 2011 - CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context
curator Wilfried Agricola at UAM - Media fest 2011
UAM - Media fest 2011 - CologneOFF 2011 - videoart in a global context
UAM - Media fest 2011 exhibition hall

More info: http://vad.nmartproject.net/?page_id=2386

By Lily Honglei

Lily Honglei, artist collaborate from Beijing, is currently base in United States. Their creative projects integrate digital imaging technologies, such as Augmented Realty, Virtual Reality and digital animation, with traditional art mediums to comment on current global societies as well as the relationship between Asian cultural heritages and globalization. Their projects received awards and grants from Creative Capital, New York Foundation of Arts Fellowship and Fiscal Sponsorship, New York States Council on the Arts, Queens Art Council, among others.

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