Presenters: Sharon Cook/柯雪倫 and Lien Chao/趙廉
Chinese Brush Painting on Paper and Rock, Installation Artwork, Bilingual Poetry in English & Chinese, Original Music Composed and Performed.
Sharon Cook/柯雪倫: Sharon’s portfolio spans contemporary art disciplines including painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, music, film-making, and performance art. Since the early ‘90s, she has been pursuing Classic Chinese ink painting. She has developed a body of new work that bridges contemporary art with Chinese Ink painting mediums and techniques. She exhibits her artwork annually with AHM.
Lien Chao/趙廉: Lien is a bilingual poet and an award-winning Canadian author. Her publications include Beyond Silence: Chinese Canadian Literature in English (1997), winner of the Gabrielle Roy Prize for Canadian Criticism. Tiger Girl: Hu Nü (2001); The Chinese Knot and other Stories (2008); and three collections of bilingual poetry: Maples and the Stream (1999), More Than Skin Deep (2004), and Salt in My Life (2019). She has also published bilingual art books on sculpture and Chinese brush painting.
As interdisciplinary artists, Sharon and Lien will bring an artistic feast they have been working for months to the audience on the AHM digital platform. This virtual gathering will also be an end-of-year rendezvous and celebration for all AHM artists and friends before the holiday season.
All are welcome. Access this virtual event at http://tinyurl.com/ahm2020-talk10 (Meeting ID: 839 3534 4275, Passcode: 818643).
This event is part of the Asian Heritage Virtual Sessions at Toronto Public Library and is presented by the Canadian Foundation for Asian Culture (Central Ontario) Inc. in partnership with the Toronto Public Library and with the support of many organizations, include the York Centre for Asian Research. The series is partially funded by the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage.