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PS Paid Studio Visits: Lo Lai Lai

Jul 5, 2020
9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Sunday 5 July, 9PM HKT
Zoom ID: 815 7240 5898
Password: 405448
In English
Hosted by Diane Ahn and Susie Quillinan, participants in the Workshops for Emerging Arts Professionals 2020


Lo Lai Lai Natalie was born in 1983 ‬in Hong Kong. ‬She graduated from the Faculty of Art in The Chinese University of Hong Kong (‬Major in Fine Arts,‬ ‬minor in Japanese Studies) ‬in 2006. ‬She received her Master of Fine Arts from the Department of Fine Arts, ‬The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2017. ‬Lai Lai is a former travel journalist. ‬She is interested in the development and the construction of nature. ‬She is a learner at the collective organic farm Sangwoodgoon (‬Hong Kong) ‬where she also explores the lifestyle of ‘Half-Farming, ‬Half-X’, a practice that seeks alternatives and autonomy as an artist and Hongkonger. ‬Lai Lai founded the Slow-so TV channel, ‬with a focus on food, ‬farming, ‬fermentation, ‬slow-driving, ‬surveillance, ‬and meditation. ‬Her artworks are mostly moving ‬images, ‬photography, ‬mixed media and installation. Her work is collected by the Sigg Collection.

Diane Ahn is a current Masters student at the Williams Graduate Program in the History of Art in Massachusetts. Prior to Williams, she worked at the UCCA Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing as a public programming coordinator. Her writing can be found in publications like Artforum and Art in America.  

Susie Quillinan is a curatorial researcher based between Lima and Melbourne. She produces exhibitions, publications, residencies and study programmes. Her research focuses on experimental study and research methods, artist-made infrastructures and the intersection of text and textile. Susie is currently co-director of HAWAPI, an organisation which takes artists to work in locations at the centre of complex social, political and environmental tensions in Peru and Colombia. The annual residency is followed by an exhibition and a publication. She is also MFA Program Manager at Transart Institute and a candidate in the PhD – Curatorial Practice program at MADA, Monash (Australia). Susie has developed curatorial programming, editorial projects and study programmes in Lima, New York, Berlin, Bogotá and Mexico City.

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