Both Sides Now V: Artist Residency – Ho Yan Pun Nicole
Nicole Pun is a residency artist under Both Sides Now V, the fifth edition of a long term project partnered between Videotage (HK) and videoclub (UK) in presenting contemporary and historical films and video works from the UK, Hong Kong and China, curated by Isaac Leung and Jamie Wyld.
In collaboration with The Marlborough Pub & Theatre for Both Sides Now V, Hong Kong artist, Nicole Pun will work at The Marlborough Pub & Theatre for creating a commissioned artwork between 8 March and 25 March. As an on-going project by Nicole about the possibilities of sex, she will continue her project by interviewing and researching localized experience of LGBTQ community in Brighton.
Nicole Pun is a visual artist based in Hong Kong. She uses photography, video, performance to explore queer identity, desire and female representation. Her artistic practice involves collaborations and interviews with strangers. She received her MFA from California Institute of the Arts in 2014. She has a BSSc from the Chinese of University of Hong Kong, with a background in Journalism and Communication. Her work has been exhibited in Circus Gallery in Los Angeles; Avenue 50 Studio in Los Angeles; SOMArts Cultural Center in San Francisco; McGroarty Arts Center in Tujunga; “In & Out” Nicole Pun Solo Exhibition at Lumenvisum in Hong Kong. She is the recipient of a number of grants and awards, including Yale-China Arts Fellowship, Emerging Artists Scheme of Hong Kong Arts Development Council, WMA Masters Special Mention Award and First Prize of Chiquita Canyon landfill art competition.
Both Sides Now V: Artist Residency – Nicole Pun
Residency Period: 08 — 25 March 2019