Yi Xin Tong

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  Born in Mount Lu, China
  Lives and works in New York, United States
   
  EDUCATION
  2014 MFA, Studio Art, New York University, New York, NY  
  2012 BFA, Visual Art Honours, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC  
  2005-2007  Geology, China University of Geosciences, Beijing  
       
  SOLO EXHIBITIONS
  2013 Claude Is Allergic to Unicorns, 80 WSE Gallery, New York, NY  
       
  GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  2014 I Like Fluorescent Light (I Love the Sun): NYU MFA Thesis Show, 80 WSE Gallery, New York, NY  
    The Phenotypic Traits of Facets, AVENUE, Vancouver, BC  
  2013 Art/Work, Coohaus Art, New York, NY  
    DUMBO Arts Festival Exhibition, 85 Washington Street Gallery, Brooklyn, NY  
    Black Jacket and Black Sunglasses, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY  
    Proof 20, Gallery 44, Toronto, ON  
    Stony Brook University Philosophy and the Arts Conference Exhibition, The Alchemical Theatre Laboratory, New York, NY  
    NYU First Year MFA Exhibition, Rosenberg Gallery, New York, NY  
  2012 Urban Art Exhibition. Gallery 1313, Toronto, ON  
    BMO1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, ON  
    ANIMATION AUTOMATION, Khyber Arts Centre, Centre for Art Tapes, Halifax, NS  
    I Flux, Audain Gallery, Vancouver, BC  
    So Crazy It Just Might Work, Audain Gallery, Vancouver, BC  
  2011  A Furtive Conundrum: Practicing the Furtive, 1612 Gallery, Vancouver, BC  
    Drop In / Drop Out Video Arts Expo (BYOB Vancouver), Drop Out Video Arts, W2 Storyeum, Vancouver, BC  
    I Could Be Wrong, Audain Gallery, Vancouver, BC  
    Counter Mapping, PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, Roundhouse Arts and Recreation Centre, Vancouver, BC  
  2010 The Sci-Fi Show, Gam Gallery, Vancouver, BC  
    TRADE, 221A Artist Run Centre, off-site exhibition at Center A, Vancouver, BC  
    For the Moment, W2 Community Media Arts, Vancouver, BC  
    EVEN, 221A Artist Run Centre, Vancouver, BC  
       
  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  
  2011 Square Pegs IV, Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, Kingston, ON  
    Summer Live: time-based video program, Vancouver 125, Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC  
  2010 Signal & Noise X Media Art Festival, VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver, BC  
       
  INTERDISCIPLINARY AND MUSIC PERFORMANCES
  2011 Fake Jazz Wednesdays final concert, Astoria, Vancouver, BC  
    Art: It’s in You to Give, Lion’s Den Gallery, Vancouver, BC  
  2010 Not Sent Letters & Guest, BLIM, Vancouver, BC  
    Fake Jazz Wednesdays, Astoria, Vancouver, BC  
    Slab 4: Sound & Noise, VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver, BC  
       
  AWARDS AND HONOURS
  2013 British Columbia Arts Council Scholarship  
    Joan Mitchell Foundation Scholarship  
    New York University MFA Artistic Practice Award  
  2012 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship  
    May and Samuel Rudin Foundation Multimedia Technology Scholarship  
    Orange Corporation Annual Award in Visual Arts  
    BMO 1st Art! Invitational Student Art Competition winner for British Columbia  
    Simon Fraser University Service Award in Contemporary Arts (Spring)  
  2011 Takao Tanabe Award in Visual Arts  
    Bice Caple Awards  
    Simon Fraser University President’s & Dean’s Honour Roll (Fall)  
    Simon Fraser University Service Award in Contemporary Arts (Summer)  
  2010 British Columbia Arts Council Scholarship  
    Bice Caple Awards  
    Simon Fraser University Service Award in Contemporary Arts (Spring, Summer)  
    Simon Fraser University Golden Key Most Valuable Member Scholarship  
    Simon Fraser University Dean's Honour Roll (Spring)  
       
  RESIDENCY
  2013 Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL  
       
  PUBLICATIONS
  2013 Wind-speed Indicator, self-publishing, New York, NY  
    The Description of a Whale, Espresso Book Machine, New York, NY  
  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, BC  
  2011 POIESIS XIII: The Head of Orpheus, A Journal of the Arts and Communications, EGS Press, Toronto, ON  
    ‘Insensitive Interdisciplinarity,’ Art and Culture Studies Spring Catalogue, Simon Fraser University School for the Contemporary Arts, Vancouver, BC  
  2010 Signal & Noise X, VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver, BC  
       
  BIBLIOGRAPHY
  2012 Scott McLean, ‘“Cryptic Entity” wins BMO 1st ART! Award,’ Simon Fraser University media release, Vancouver, BC  
    Dean Lastoria, Interview at SFU School for the Contemporary Arts, Vancouver  
  2011 Robyn Jacob, The Rib, interview at CiTR Radio, Vancouver, BC  
    Rafa Segura, Featured artwork, Modisti - Sound Art Network  
    Margaret Noble, Featured artworks, Sound is Art  
       
  CONFERENCE
  2013 Stony Brook University Philosophy and the Arts Conference, ‘Sounding the Natural’ panel, The Alchemical Theatre Laboratory, New York, NY  
       
  TEACHING
  2013-2014 Adjunct faculty, Introduction to Video Art, New York University, New York, NY  
  2013 Teaching assistant, Introduction to Video Art, New York University, New York, NY  
       
  RELATED EXPERIENCE
  2011 Participant, CO-LAB: A workshop + exhibition project, co-presented by Centre A and Vancouver New Music, Centre A, Vancouver, BC  
  2010 Participating artist, Slab 4: Sound & Noise, workshop | production | performance, VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver, BC  
  2009-2010 Intern, Or Gallery, Vancouver, BC