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Yu Yan/闫雨

b. 1996

闫雨是一名视觉艺术家,目前生活和工作于纽约。她于2022年毕业于哈佛大学设计学院,2018年毕业于史密斯学院,并获得Megan Hart Jones工作室艺术奖。闫雨运用跨学科的创作手段,对自然与社会景观中的知识体系进行研究。她是2020-2021年度斯沃琪和平饭店艺术中心的驻地艺术家。她的作品曾在中国、美国、波兰、意大利、法国、韩国、希腊、苏格兰和英国等地展出。

Yu Yan is a visual artist based in New York. She gained her master’s degree in Art, Design, and the Public Domain Program from Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and her bachelor’s degree in Studio Arts and Economics from Smith College as the recipient of Megan Hart Jones Art Prize. Primarily working on research-based projects and site-specific installations, she follows intuitive research pursuits across a variety of disciplines and disparate systems of knowledge in both natural and political landscapes. She is interested in the connectedness between personal memory and collective urban scenes, addressing issues around migration and diaspora community. She was an invited artist in residence at Swatch Art Peace Hotel in Shanghai from 2020 to 2021. Her works had been exhibited in Poland, Italy, France, Korea, Scotland, U.K., Greece, U.S., and China. She had worked at the Guggenheim Museum, Magnum Photos, Aperture Foundation and Swissnex in China.

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