Artist Projects

Lily & Honglei

Moving Image, 2015



Lily & Honglei

Utilizing traditional painting and new media such as digital animation, virtual reality and augmented reality, Lily & Honglei’s works intertwine current social issues with Chinese cultural heritage. The team has presented artworks at numerous international and national venues, including Museum of Arts and Design in New York, Queens Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, He Xiangning Art Museum in China, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, The Painting Center of New York, Eyebeam Art & Technology Center, British Computer Society in London, ISEA in Istanbul, New York Artist Residency Studios, MIT Center for Advanced Visual Studies and Dumbo Art Festival, among many others. Their projects received awards and grants from art institutions including the Museum of Arts and Design and Turbulence.org for Net-Art commissions. Their recent artworks have been collected by the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art at Cornell University.


http://lilyhonglei.com




INDIVIDUAL COLLABORATOR BIOGRAPHIES

Xiying Yang

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Honglei Li

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Awards & Accomplishments

  • 2016

    Major Exhibition

    Lily & Honglei’s solo exhibition “Shadow Play” is held at Wilfrid Israel Museum of Asian Arts & Studies, Israel, May 16 – Sept 1, 2016

  • 2015

    Commission

    Lily & Honglei are commissioned to create art project for Jamaica Flux: Workspaces & Windows 2016 scheduled to open for six weeks from April 16 through May 28, 2016 in Downtown Jamaica, Queens, NY.

  • 2015

    Award

    Lily & Honglei received NYFA Fellowship 2015 award in Interdisciplinary Work.

  • 2014

    Commission

    Lily & Honglei were commissioned by New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. in NY to develop net-art project that was consequently collected by The Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art at Cornell University.

  • 2015

    Festival

    Lily & Honglei are invited to participate Gwangju Media Art Festival 2015, South Korea

  • 2015

    Award

    NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Greater New York Arts Development Fund

  • 2015

    Award

    Lily & Honglei receive a Queens Council on the Arts grant