Marlene Yuen

Museum Bhavan | ISF 2018 Artist
Clare Yow is a Chinese-Canadian visual artist whose practice is foregrounded on the exploration of her politics of identity and being, often through the use of found and everyday objects. Ideas surrounding consumption, in-between-ness and loss help navigate the landscape whereher subjectivities as an immigrant, a diasporic settler, and feminist woman, all collide. Clare lives and works on the unceded, ancestral, and occupied territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ /Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations. Learn more at clareyow.com

Location: Trout Lake Community Centre, 3360 Victoria Dr, Vancouver, BC V5N 4M4

Reason:“The photographs in Dayanita Singh’s “Museum of Furniture”convey a sense of solitude and stillness that is offset by the bustling setting in which her photo book has been temporarily installed here. This location, open to the publicfor use, was selected for its vital role in building and fostering a sense of community and knowledge-sharing. Like the furniture found in this space, the book also has an innate form and a function that is activated by human use and engagement.”