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Lily Honglei’s Butterfly Lover Trilogy at Queens Museum

With support from City Artists Corp, Lily & Honglei launched a public screening of The Butterfly Lovers Trilogy, an animated short film uniquely composed with original paintings and reflecting on many struggles in Asian American community. Through metaphors and extensive references to Asian cultural heritages, the animated film illuminates issues such as cultural identity dilemma, […]

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New Media Art

Remediating Collective Memory or Just a Moving Image: Augmented Reality in Contemporary Southeast Asian Art

View at Medium.com by Rachel Seah Within the arts industry in China, artist collective Lily Honglei Art Studio whose primary use of VR and AR in their works presents a unique convergence of western and non-western visual traditions, as such have exhibited globally, extensively and sits as associate members of Manifest.AR. In 2011 as part of Manifest.AR, […]

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Butterfly Lovers augmented reality project

Butterfly Lovers – An Augmented Reality Art Project Artists: Painting by Lily & Honglei, Augmented Reality by John Craig Freeman, Documentation by Will Pappenheimer and John Craig Freeman Year of Completion: 2009-2011 Medium: Oil on paper, Augmented Reality application for mobile phone Work Description Derived from a popular Chinese folktale Butterfly Lovers (梁山伯与祝英台)regarded as the […]

Manifest.AR: An International Aritist Collective Developing Augmented Reality Art

Crystal Coffin – China Virtual Pavilion at Venice Biennial 2011 AR Intervention by  Cyberartist Group Manifest.AR More documentation at http://manifestarblog.wordpress.com/lily-honglei-venice-2011/ Description: https://lilyhonglei.wordpress.com/2011/04/27/crystal-coffin/ Help support the Manifest.AR Venice Biennial 2011 Intervention – buy the t-shirts! USA:        http://mission-base-creations.spreadshirt.com/p6 Europe: http://mission-base-eu-creations.spreadshirt.de/p6 _________________________________________________________________________________________ ‘Cyber-Animism and Augmented Dreams: The urge to augment‘ by Tamiko Thiel, Leonardo Journal https://lilyhonglei.wordpress.com/2011/05/02/cyber-animism-and-augmented-dreams-the-urge-to-augment/ _________________________________________________________________________________________ Butterfly […]

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New Media Art

The Red String featured by Hyperallergic

by Jasmine Liu Scan These Artworks and They Will Come to Life Visitors to two Chinatown parks in New York can scan colorful banners that turn into lively animations about Chinese heritage and immigrant narratives. Through December, visitors to two Chinatown parks in Lower Manhattan and Flushing will find a series of banners emblazoned with large […]

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Contemporary Chinese Art

Jamaica Flux 10

Participation at Jamaica Flux ’10 Opening: April 10th. Closing: Multimedia Performance & Catalog launch party: June 12nd, 2010. Portrait of America: Producing Year: 2004 –2010, Medium: Site-specific Installation and Performances on Jamaica Avenue, Queens, NY As a result of five-year investigation on Chinese immigrant artists’ lives in America, this project creates a ‘live sculpture’ signifying […]