A4 & FOTOGRAFISKA NY PRESENT: TALK #1 PIXY LIAO & ALEXANDRA CHANG
26 May 2021
7:00PM - 8:00PM
|Where||Asian American Arts Alliance
20 Jay Street, Suite 740,
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Please join us for this series of conversations foregrounding Pixy’s work as it upends how Asian Americans, and particularly Asian American women, are perceived in popular culture.
Pixy and Alexandra Chang, Associate Professor of Practice — Arts, Culture and Media Department at Rutgers University, talk about Pixy’s work and Alexandra’s reflections on it as a contemporary Asian American art scholar.
About Pixy Liao
Artist Pixy Liao was born and raised in Shanghai, China, and currently resides in Brooklyn, USA. She is a recipient of an NYFA Fellowship in photography, En Foco’s New Works Fellowship, and a LensCulture Exposure Award. She has participated in artistic residencies at Light Work, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Center for Photography at Woodstock, and the Camera Club of New York. Liao’s photographs have been exhibited internationally, including at the Rencontres d’Arles Photography Festival (France), the Asia Society (Houston), VT Artsalon (Taiwan), He Xiangning Art Museum (China), Format Photography Festival (UK), Noorderlicht Photo Festival (The Netherlands), and elsewhere. Liao holds a MFA in photography from the University of Memphis.
About Alexandra Chang
In addition to her Rutgers title (Associate Professor of Practice with the Art History program at the Department of Arts, Culture and Media and affiliated with the Clement A. Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience), Alexandra Chang is the director of the Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange (GAX) and the Virtual Asian American Art Museum with A/P/A Institute at NYU. She is Co-Founding Editor of Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas(ADVA) with publisher Brill (Leiden) and institutional partners, the Asia/Pacific/American Institute at New York University and the Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art at Concordia University. She is Co-Founder of the College Art Association’s affiliated society the Diasporic Asian Art Network (DAAN).
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