Yi Xin Tong

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  Born on Ross Island, Antarctica
  Lives and works in New York, USA
   
  EDUCATION
  2014 MFA, Studio Art, New York University, New York, USA  
  2012 BFA, Visual Art Honours, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, Canada  
  2005-2007  Geology, China University of Geosciences, Beijing, China  
       
  EXHIBITIONS
  2014 Reflecting on Olana, Catwalk Institute, Catskill, USA
    Pingyao International Photography Festival, Ancient City of Pingyao, China
    Somewhere Else, DeKalb Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, USA
    I Like Fluorescent Light (I Love the Sun): NYU MFA Thesis Exhibition, 80 WSE Gallery, New York, USA
    The Phenotypic Traits of Facets, AVENUE, Vancouver, Canada (two-person)  
  2013 Claude Is Allergic to Unicorns, 80 WSE Gallery, New York, USA (solo)  
    DUMBO Arts Festival Exhibition, 85 Washington Street Gallery, Brooklyn, USA  
    Black Jacket and Black Sunglasses, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA  
    Proof 20, Gallery 44, Toronto, Canada  
    Stony Brook University Philosophy and the Arts Conference Exhibition, The Alchemical Theatre             Laboratory, New York, USA  
    NYU First Year MFA Exhibition, Rosenberg Gallery, New York, USA  
    Art / Work, Coohaus Art, New York, USA  
  2012 Urban Art Exhibition. Gallery 1313, Toronto, Canada  
    BMO1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Canadian       Art, Toronto, Canada  
    ANIMATION AUTOMATION, Khyber Arts Centre, Centre for Art Tapes, Halifax, Canada  
    I Flux, Audain Gallery, Vancouver, Canada  
    So Crazy It Just Might Work, Audain Gallery, Vancouver, Canada  
  2011  A Furtive Conundrum: Practicing the Furtive, 1612 Gallery, Vancouver, Canada  
    Drop In / Drop Out Video Arts Expo (BYOB Vancouver), Drop Out Video Arts, W2 Storyeum,       Vancouver, Canada  
    I Could Be Wrong, Audain Gallery, Vancouver, Canada  
    Counter Mapping, PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, Roundhouse Arts and Recreation       Centre, Vancouver, Canada  
  2010 The Sci-Fi Show, Gam Gallery, Vancouver, Canada  
    TRADE, 221A Artist Run Centre, off-site exhibition at Center A, Vancouver, Canada  
    For the Moment, W2 Community Media Arts, Vancouver, Canada  
    EVEN, 221A Artist Run Centre, Vancouver, Canada  
       
  SCREENINGS
  2012 LOSING GROUND: Experimental Video shorts from Canada's West Coast, VIVO Media Arts       Centre and Arsenal - Institute for Film and Video Art, Embassy of Canada, Berlin, Germany  
  2011 Square Pegs IV, Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, Kingston, Canada  
    Summer Live: time-based video program, Vancouver 125, Stanley Park, Vancouver, Canada  
  2010 Signal & Noise X Media Art Festival, VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver, Canada  
       
  MUSIC PERFORMANCES
  2014 All-Nighters opening performance, 41 Hester St, New York, USA  
    Contra-Rotations closing prformances, Ran Tea House, Brooklyn, USA  
    I Like Fluorescent Light (I Love the Sun): NYU MFA Thesis Exhibition music performance, 80 WSE       Gallery, New York, USA  
  2011 Fake Jazz Wednesdays final concert, Astoria, Vancouver, Canada  
    Art: It’s in You to Give, Lion’s Den Gallery, Vancouver, Canada  
  2010 Not Sent Letters & Guest, BLIM, Vancouver, Canada  
    Fake Jazz Wednesdays, Astoria, Vancouver, Canada  
    Slab 4: Sound & Noise, VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver, Canada  
       
  AWARDS AND HONOURS
  2014 New York Foundation for the Arts Artist Mentoring Program,USA  
    The Art Gallery of York University Artists’ Book of the Moment shortlist, USA  
  2013 Joan Mitchell Foundation Scholarship, USA  
    British Columbia Arts Council Scholarship, Canada  
    New York University MFA Artistic Practice Award, USA  
  2012 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, USA  
    May and Samuel Rudin Foundation Multimedia Technology Scholarship, USA  
    NYU Steinhardt Friends of Art Scholarship, USA  
    Orange Corporation Annual Award in Visual Arts, Canada  
    BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition winner for British Columbia, Canada  
    Simon Fraser University Service Award in Contemporary Arts (Spring), Canada  
  2011 Takao Tanabe Award in Visual Arts, Canada  
    Bice Caple Awards, Canada  
    Simon Fraser University President’s & Dean’s Honour Roll (Fall), Canada  
    Simon Fraser University Service Award in Contemporary Arts (Summer), Canada  
  2010 British Columbia Arts Council Scholarship, Canada  
    Bice Caple Awards, Canada  
    Simon Fraser University Service Award in Contemporary Arts (Spring, Summer), Canada  
    Simon Fraser University Golden Key Most Valuable Member Scholarship, Canada  
    Simon Fraser University Dean's Honour Roll (Spring), Canada  
       
  RESIDENCY
  2014 CATWALK Art Residency, Catskill Mountains, USA  
  2013 Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, USA  
       
  PUBLICATIONS
  2014 Average Sweetheart, self-publishing, New York, USA  
    'Tasteless,’ VOIX BRUTES | International Compilation | Vol.II, Audition Records, Berlin and       Mexico City  
  2013 Wind-speed Indicator, self-publishing, New York, USA  
    The Description of a Whale, Espresso Book Machine, New York, USA  
  2012 Life of Im/mobility,Dossier on Enfolding-Unfolding Aesthetics: Art and Culture Studies Summer
      2012 Catalogue
, Simon Fraser University School for the Contemporary Arts, Vancouver, Canada
  2011 POIESIS XIII: The Head of Orpheus, A Journal of the Arts and Communications, EGS Press,       Toronto, Canada  
    ‘Insensitive Interdisciplinarity,’ Art and Culture Studies Spring Catalogue, Simon Fraser University       School for the Contemporary Arts, Vancouver, Canada  
  2010 Signal & Noise X, VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver, Canada  
    Tribute to the Season Between Winter and Summer,’ Modisti - Sound Art Network  
    Lacquer,’ Sound is Art - Field recordings, experimental instruments, performance and artful noise.
       
  BIBLIOGRAPHY
  2014 Jiayin Chen, ‘Yi Xin Tong’s Work,’ Wulun Whatever, New York, USA  
    Jennifer Krasinski, ‘The Artists Who Ate the World,’ NYU MFA Thesis Exhibition catalogue essay,       New York, USA  
  2012 Scott McLean, ‘“Cryptic Entity” wins BMO 1st ART! Award,’ Simon Fraser University media       release, Vancouver, Canada  
    Dean Lastoria, Interview at SFU School for the Contemporary Arts, Vancouver, Canada  
  2011 Robyn Jacob, The Rib, interview at CiTR Radio, Vancouver, Canada  
       
  TEACHING
  2013-2014 Adjunct faculty, Introduction to Video Art, New York University, New York, USA  
  2013 Teaching assistant, Introduction to Video Art, New York University, New York, USA  
       
  CONFERENCE
  2013 Stony Brook University Philosophy and the Arts Conference, ‘Sounding the Natural’ panel, The Alchemical Theatre Laboratory, New York, USA