Simon Liu - Signal Issues, Artist Talk and Screening

Simon Liu

Signal Issues

Artist Talk and Screening
Moderated by Juli Carson

Friday, December 3, 2021
3 p.m.
Colloquium Room
Contemporary Arts Center (third floor)

(Zoom reservation link for virtual access)


About the Artists

Simon Liu (b. 1987, Hong Kong) is an artist filmmaker who has exhibited at festivals and institutions globally including the Sundance Film Festival, NYFF, IFFR, TIFF, ND/NF, BFI, The Shed, M+, Tai Kwun Contemporary, Cinéma du Réel, Sheffield Doc/Fest, “Dreamlands: Expanded”, and a solo-presentation at the Museum of Modern Art as part of their Modern Mondays series. He is a 2019 Jerome Hill Artist Fellow, a teacher at the Cooper Union School of Art, and his work is in the Permanent Collections of MoMA and the M+ Museum. Liu is currently editing his first feature film, Staffordshire Hoard.

Juli Carson is a professor of art, theory and criticism in the Department of Art at UC Irvine. From 2018-19 she was the Philippe Jabre Professor of Art History and Curating at the American University of Beirut. Her books include: Exile of the Imaginary: Politics, Aesthetics, Love (Vienna: Generali Foundation, 2007) and The Limits of Representation: Psychoanalysis and Critical Aesthetics (Buenos Aires: Letra Viva Press, 2011). Her most recent book, The Hermenuetic Impulse: Aesthetics of An Untethered Past, was published by PoLyPen, a subsidiary of b_books Press in 2019. 

Image: Installation view of "Revolution Everywhere: Thresholds of Resistance" exhibition featuring work by Simon Liu. (Photo by ofphotostudio)
Dates: 
December 3, 2021 - 3:00 pm