Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Paul Wong   
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Paul Wong

 
 

 

 
     

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1954

Paul Wong was born in November, in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada.

   
 

Multimédia artist, video-maker, curator, organizer of Festivals, and public interventions,

 

he plays an important role in Canadian Contemporary Art.

 

He is a founding member of the Vivo Media Arts and Mainstreeters groups.

   
 

Very committed, he uses video, photography, installation and performance to develop

 

issues of race, heritage, sex, and death.

   
 

His works and projects are presented in North America, Europe and Asia.

   

2003

Hungry Ghosts was selected to participate in the 50th Venice Biennale.

   

2005

He participated in the Biennial of New Media in Beijing.

   

2010

He organized the Art program of the opening and closing of the Olympic Winter Games.

   

2014

Two of his video performances: 60 Unit: Bruise 1976 and In Ten Sity 1978 are presented

 

in the weekend of performances taking place during the Venice Biennale.

   

2017

08.09 10.09  Facade Festival 2017  Paul Wong projected, on the front of Vancouver Art

 

Gallery, the records of the riots in Vancouver, after the 2011 Stanley Cup final .

   
   

   
 

Awards  selection

 

1992

Bell Canadian Award in video Art

by the Canada Council for the Arts Ottawa

2002

The Transforming Art Award

from the Asian Heritage Foundation

2003

The Traiblazer expressions Award

by Heritage Canada,the National Film Board and CHUM

2005

Canada's Governor Général  Award

in Visual and Media Arts

2008

Best Canadian Film or video  

2016

The Audain prize

for Lifetime Achievement in the Visual Arts.

 

   
   
   
 

He lives and works in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

   
  Danièle Sicard
   
   

   
 

                                                                          Collections  selection

   
 

Canada

Ottawa

National Film Board - Photography Division

Ottawa

The Canada Council Art Bank

Ottawa

National Gallery of Canada

Vancouver

Art Gallery
 

France

Paris Cultural Canadian Centre
   

United States

New York

Modern Art Museum

New York

Whitney Museum of American Art

   
 

 

   
   
  exhibitions  selection
   

2007

ANALOGUE: Pioneering Video from UK  Canada & Poland Tate Britain  United Kingdom

2009

Perfect Day   Panorama  Impakt Festival Utrecht  Holland

2011

IMMANENT  Winsor Gallery Vancouver  Canada

2011

Feature Artist Paul Wong, Your Kontinent  Richmond International Film and Media Arts Festival

 

Richmond  Canada

2011

Everyday Heroes, Toronto Urban Film Festival Toronto  Canada

2012

Empires: Les Recontres Internationales Paris/Madrid/Berlin  Palais De Tokyo  Paris  France

2013

Flash Memory  three channel video installation  Arbutus Gallery  Surrey  Canada

2013

Year of GIF  Surrey Art Gallery Urban Screen  Surrey  Canada

2014

#paulwong2014  Winsor Gallery  Vancouver  Canada

2014

13.12 20.12  Performance Art Week  Palazzo Mora  Venise  Italy

2014

Open Borders/Crossroads Vancouver Vancouver Biennale  Canada

 

 

 

 
 
 

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