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Yuanyuan Yang


Grants Awarded

2017 | Visual Art | United States

for a six-month fellowship in the U.S. to engage with artists and communities and to research immigration history and diasporic writers and for participation in a residency at Art in General in Brooklyn, New York


Exhibition / China

Guangzhou Image Triennial 2017

December 15, 2017 - March 8, 2018

The theme of this Guangzhou Image Triennial--Interweaving Eidos·Overlapping Images--is based on such a position,or in other words,the transition from "photo"to "image," indicating the transition from the original "photography of humanities"to a more inclusive and disciplinary "photography of visual researc.h" Driven by modern technology, the concept of "image"we are talking today has entered into a larger dimension. The overlapping of static and dynamic,physical and non-physical as well as two dimensional and multidimensional elements begins to leap beyond the visual expression defined by "photography."

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Grantees: Dong Bao, Peili Zhang, Qiusha Ma, Yuanyuan Yang

Exhibition / China


February 2, 2018 - March 18, 2018

With keen insight, Yang Yuanyuan captures invisible traces and blurred coordinates in ever-changing urban environments. Places like construction sites, cold parking garages, sparsely populated zoos, and abandoned restrooms are restored to sight through her photographs. The installations and photographs exhibited in “Interval” all manifest the artist's concern for human society and the environment. Yet this preoccupation is not derived from her romantic imagination, but through her practice of fieldwork. In addition to photographing original images, she re-presents existing materials that are recovered as found images. These two types of visual material subtly intertwine to construct the artist’s imagined world.

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Grantee: Yuanyuan Yang