Visiting Artist Lecture: Amy Yao

artwork by Amy Yao Above: Doppelgangers, 2016, 42 x 88 x 94 inches.

“From ESL to Asian Clams”

Thursday, November 4, 4:00 p.m.

Amy Yao

Lawrence Hall, Room 177, 1190 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, Oregon 97403

This lecture will also live stream on the UO IS Media Services YouTube.

Amy Yao will present slides ranging from her experiences playing in the punk band Emilys Sassy Lime in 1993, to her most recent work in progress involving soil analysis used in ceramics, language and theories about "invasive species" and algae-based polymers.

Amy Yao is a contemporary visual artist making work in many different mediums informed by ideas of waste, consumption, and identity. She is represented by Various Small Fires in Los Angeles and 47 Canal in New York City. Yao is a lecturer in visual arts at Princeton University, NJ.