Wong Kit-Yi

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Artist Statement
Wong Kit Yi lives and works between Hong Kong/New York. Recent solo shows include Futures, Again, P!, New York (2017), and Sandwich Theory: convertible painting series, a.m. space, Hong Kong (2016). Her projects have been included in group exhibitions such as Survival Kit 9, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Riga (2017), In Search of Miss Ruthless, Para Site, Hong Kong (2017), and Bringing the World into the World, Queens Museum, New York (2014). Wong’s work has been reviewed in the New York Times, Art in America, Contemporary Art Daily, e-flux conversations, Art Review, ARTnews, Asian Art News, The Art Newspaper, Art Asia Pacific, China Daily and Modern Painters. In 2015, Wong participated in an Arctic Circle Expeditionary Residency with support from the Jerome Foundation, producing several commissioned works and an essay film structured in her signatures karaoke-inspired format. She is currently a 2017/18 Shift Resident at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York. Wong attended Yale University on a full scholarship and received her MFA in 2012. She is a double Pisces.

Ali Wong is Hong Kong-born independent curator based in New York. Currently working at the Asia Art Archive in America, Wong holds a BA in fine arts from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She previously worked at the nonprofit 1a space in Hong Kong and as an assistant to artists Tony Labat and Takashi Murakami. Ali Wong divides her time between being herself and the conceptual artist Wong Kit Yi.

Artist Web Site: http://kityi-wong.tumblr.com/

Exhibition history at Gallery 456
2017Considerate Creations: Chameleons
2017Considerate Creations: Chameleons
2017INFINITE NARRATIVES