Meng-Yu Yan

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‘Mirror Gazing’, 2017, digital print on matte art rag, 84 x 119 cm, edition of 7 + 1 a.p.

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Born 1992. Lives and works in Sydney, Australia

EDUCATION

2011-15
University of New South Wales, Bachelor of Fine Arts (First Class Honours) and Bachelor of Arts (English Literature)

SOLO AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
OCCULERE, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Sydney
HEAD ON Photo Festival: Finalist for Landscape, NSW Parliament House
For Film’s Sake Festival: Beijing Being screening, video installation at Chinese Garden of Friendship Hall of Longevity
MCA ARTBAR: CURATED BY LOUISE ZHANG, live performance at Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
THEY ARE FLYING, Spot81 Gallery, Sydney

2016
Heaps Gay Presents: Totes Gay, Trolley’d Warehouse 
TRANSMUTE, 107 Projects, Sydney
Identity, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Sydney

2015
UNSW Art & Design Annual, UNSW Galleries, Sydney
Outsiders, Imposters and Aliens, DOMINIK MERSCH GALLERY, Sydney
Kudos Award: Finalist Exhibition, Kudos Gallery, Sydney
Face to Face, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney
COLLISION: Collide Magazine Launch, Commune Space, Sydney
GUT: Opening Fundraiser, GUT Space

2014
Sydney Painting Now, MOP Gallery, Sydney
Porosity Studio: Displacement, Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts, China

2013
COFA Annual, UNSW Art & Design Campus, Sydney
ILLUSION, Kudos Gallery, Sydney
After The Mayans, Kudos Gallery, Sydney

PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS

2016
Featured artist interview, The Ladies Network: http://theladiesnetwork.com.au/meng-yu-yan/
Grand Illusions, Art, Right Now, “Cool Reflections”, BELLE Magazine, Feb/Mar, p.45

2015
Collide Magazine

2012
Tharunka: Women’s Edition

2017
‘Mirror Gazing’, 2017, digital print on matte art rag, 84 x 119 cm, edition of 7 + 1 a.p.
‘Creating Adam’, 2017, two-channel video loop, 5min. , edition of 3 + 1.a.p.
‘Scrying Pools’, 2017, digital print on matte art rag, 84 x 119 cm, edition of 7 + 1 a.p.
‘Self-portrait as a liquid’, 2017, digital print on matte art rag, 84 x 119 cm, edition of 7 + 1 a.p.
‘Eye of a little god’, 2017, digital prints on matte art rag, 32 x 32 cm, edition of 7 + 1 a.p.
‘Now I am a Lake’, 2017, digital print on clear adhesive, glass, water, aquatic flora, 60 x 124 x 90 cm, edition of 3 + 1 a.p.
'Penetrable Space', 2017, vinyl graphic on polished steel convex mirror, 60 cm diameter, <br />
edition of 7 + 1 a.p.
‘Beneath’, 2017, face mounted digital print on gloss art rag with perpendicular mirror, <br />
photo size 183 x 84 cm, mirror size 84 x 119 cm, edition of 7 + 1 a.p.
2016
'The Talking Mirror', 2016, Digital print on matte art rag, 95 x 130 cm, edition of 7 + 1 a.p., framed