Exhibition & Residency:
January 12 – February 27, 2015
Alice Wang was born in the ancient city of Xi’an and lives and works between Los Angeles and Toronto. She received her BS in Computer Science and International Relations from the University of Toronto, BFA from the California Institute of the Arts, and MFA from New York University (2012). Between 2012-13, Wang was living and working in Paris as a fellow of the Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Foundation; in 2013, she was a Villa Aurora fellow in Berlin. Wang has exhibited at Immanence (Paris), Armory Center for the Arts (Pasadena), Cutlog Art Fair (New York), and the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, among others; her solo exhibitions include Slippery Contours at Galleri Detroit in Stockholm, Sweden, the Art Gallery of Mississauga in Canada where her video essay The fallacy of misplaced concreteness was featured in the museum’s project space XIT-RM. Wang teaches Photography and Critical Theory at the University of California in Santa Barbara and makes still & moving images, drawings, sculptures, websites, and sometimes she writes.