Mount Royal School of Art is a multi-disciplinary program that allows students to work in ways most appropriate to their individual research--focusing their exploration within a specific medium or crossing into a wide array of disciplines and media as they engage in intensive studio practice.

Mount Royal School of Art (MFA)

Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Haegue Yang

Tues. September 30, 2014, 1:30pm

Haegue Yang

Lazarus Center Auditorium
(co-sponsored by Rinehardt and the mixed media lecture series).

Haegue Yang was born in 1971 in Seoul, South Korea. Currently, she lives and works in Berlin and Seoul. Primarily making complex sensorial installations, sculptures and video, Yang translates her subjective reflections of specific historical figures and concrete domestic environments into a meticulous language of formalistic abstraction. Her works are usually complex installations and arrangements using elaborate fabrication with industrially produced and commercially available products, to labor-intensive sculptures and objects using traditional handicraft techniques. Yang’s spatial interpretations heighten sensorial experience through devices such as sonic installations, moving lights, temperature elements, industrial fans and scent emitters. Yang represented South Korea at the 53rd Venice Biennale (2009) and exhibited at dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel (2012) as well as major institutions such as the New Museum in New York; Walker Art Center in Minneapolis; Kunsthaus Bregenz; Modern Art Oxford; The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; Tate Modern. London among others. Her recent solo exhibitions took place at Museum of Contemporary Art, Strasbourg (2013); Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen (2013); Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Glasgow (2013); Haus der Kunst München, Munich (2012); The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (2013).

Visiting Artists’ Lectures