Sidi Chen - China/Canada

Fresh from 17 days off the Yukon River, Sidi is making the most of his short stay with us and will be working on a number of ambitious projects: continuing the etchings on a 300cm scroll which he began on his wilderness journey, creating flat 'paper' composites from material collected along the river, research about arts organizations, and filming outdoor performance pieces! 

Influenced by their experiences growing up and living in China, then traveling to & attending university in Canada, Chen is inspired by the distinct aesthetic, techniques and philosophies between east and west. Through an interdisciplinary approach, he applies a wide range of materials and practices to achieve his visions of work which are focused on sexuality, environment, social analysis, and topics related to theory studies.