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AGO X RBC ARTIST IN RESIDENCE IN CONVERSATION: Ivetta Sunyoung Kang

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AGO X RBC ARTIST IN RESIDENCE IN CONVERSATION: Ivetta Sunyoung Kang

Tuesday, July 19, 8:30 pm
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AGO X RBC ARTIST IN RESIDENCE IN CONVERSATION: Ivetta Sunyoung Kang

Join Ivetta Sunyoung Kang for a performative presentation within her Proposition 3: String Figure. Transformed from string figure games (a.k.a. Cat’s cradle), which is one of the most ancient games across continents, the project will let ephemeral conversations with the friends become subjectively and independently invented figures played with a string. Each string figure the friends will create is anecdotes of severe lockdowns during the pandemic, agoraphobia-inducing days and sleepless nights. The act of storytelling through the journey of their string figures enacts multidirectional companionship on virtual space. For more details, visit AGO.ca/ago-x-rbc-artist-residence-ivetta-sunyoung-kang

Ivetta Sunyoung Kang is an interdisciplinary artist based in Tkaronto/Toronto on the land now called Canada. She obtained an MFA from Concordia University. Her work has been presented at Sound Scene in partnership with the Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (2022), ArtScience Museum (2022), Dazibao (2022) and The Korean Cultural Center, Washington, DC (2021), among others. She has been awarded the RBC Newcomer Arts Award (2021). She has co-founded an artist collective, Quite Ourselves.

 

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