“Tunnel,” a solo show of Snow Yunxue Fu

Still image from Video Projection: Tunnel, 2015, Snow Yunxue Fu

Still image from Video Projection: Tunnel, 2015, Snow Yunxue Fu

Tunnel
a solo show of Snow Yunxue Fu

Dec 11th, 2015 – Jan 16th, 2016
Exhibition Opening: Friday Dec 11th, 2015, 6–9pm
at Double Frame Gallery and DINCA Space
Mana Contemporary Chicago
2233 S Throop St. 4th floor, Chicago, IL, 60608

Tunnel” is an exhibition that will showcase Fu’s new series of investigative video projection and media installation, which continues her formal and conceptual exploration of the liminal space among the physical, virtual, and metaphysical realms.

The work engages in a Kantian quest to capture the experience of the sublime through the limited means of human consciousness. The moving image component of the work is inspired from Fu’s recent travel experience through a long and narrow mountain tunnel with small but increasingly larger windows that eventually reveal a great expansive landscape.

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Snow Yunxue Fu (b. 1987, Guiyang China) obtained a M.F.A. degree from the Film, Video, New Media, and Animation at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), and she is currently teaching at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in both the Film, Video, New Media, and Animation Department and the Continuing Studies Department, as well as working as a faculty portfolio reviewer for Admissions at SAIC.

Fu has exhibited her work nationally and internationally including Hong Kong Arts Center, Yellow Peril Gallery, Expo Chicago, Digital Culture Center in Mexico City, Zhou B Art Center in Chicago, Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago Filmmakers, Kunsthalle Detroit Museum of Contemporary Art, MoMA PopRally Online Screening, NURTUREart Gallery in Brooklyn NY, TEMP Art Space in New York, The Gallery C Space in Beijing, Currents: Santa Fe International New Media Festival, Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago, West Village Art Gallery in Chengdu China, SIMULTAN Festival in Romania, and 9:16 Film Festival in Australia and etc.

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Located at Mana Contemporary Chicago in a space generously provided by The Propeller Fund, Threewalls and Gallery 400, the Dinca Space (DS) is a visual arts workspace producing small-scale exhibitions, events, and a micro-residency program.

The Dinca Space was founded with the primary goal of strengthening the visual arts community by providing new opportunities for artists, curators, programmers, and creators to exhibit and organize events through cooperative efforts, serving as a visual arts production space that is open to the public, i.e., anyone with interest in organizing an event or exhibition at the DS is welcome to submit a 1–2 page project proposal, and opportunities will be awarded to project proposals that communicate an interesting concept that is logistically feasible. The DS is capable of hosting a variety of smaller-scale productions including group exhibitions, solo exhibitions, performances, moving image installations, screenings, workshops, lectures, presentations, experimental productions & performances, and much more. Ahhhh … Endless possibilities!

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To view the show at others times, please contact the gallery via doubleframegallery@gmail.com. * The show’s accompanying text will be in a booklet form by the artist and writer Bradley Carter, and it will be available at the gallery opening and other show open hours.

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