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LYDIA FU

lydia@lydiafu.com

Exhibitions:

UPCOMING:

Evanston World Arts & Music Festival (July 15-16, 12pm -7pm) @ Dawes Park

CURRENT:

Noyes Cultural Center, Evanston, IL (June 4 - August 30)

2016//

Post-It Show, Giant Robot, Los Angeles, CA

"Vision, Volume, Voice", Vancouver Alternative Arts & Fashion Week, Vancouver, BC, Canada

"Printerly", Short Run Comix & Arts Festival, Seattle, WA

2015//

Brooklyn Biennial Submissional Show, The Cotton Candy Machine, Brooklyn, NY

"The Coaster Show", La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

"Terrestria, Celestia, Aquatica", Vancouver Alternative Arts & Fashion Week, Vancouver, BC, Canada

"Chicagoland Shorts: Expanded Cinema", Locallective, Chicago, IL

"The Postcard Show Vol. 5", MUFI Museo de Filatelia, Oaxaca, Mexico and GURU Galeria, Mexico City, Mexico

"CARDED!", HOT ART Wet City, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2014//

"Stickboy: an art exhibition", Ayden Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Wizard World Comic Con, Chicago, IL

2013//

"Robots & Monsters", Ayden Gallery, Vancouver, BC

"Erotic Friday the 13th", Ugly Step Sister Gallery, Chicago, IL 

"The Postcard Show // Vol. 2", Ayden Gallery, Vancouver, BC

"FUCK: An Art Show Tribute to Your Favourite 4-Letter Word", Hot Art Wet City Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2011//

MERKINtile, 221a Artist Run Centre, Vancouver, BC

2010// 

"RAD Modus", i.daburn Salon, Vancouver, BC

"Slivers, Shivers & Snake Skins", Chapel Arts, Vancouver, BC 

"Pact 5: BEAST", 221A Artist Run Center, Vancouver BC

"Pact 4 : TRADE", Centre A, Vancouver, BC

2009//

"Moving Through the Image", ECUAD Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, BC

"ANALOG", ECUAD Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2008//

"BraZen", JEM Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Filmography:

Holy Oker "Diamonds" (2014), music video. Animator

Bear Mountain "Two Step" (2013), music video. Animator and Compositor

"Patriarchy" (2013), mixed media animation and live action, 6 min. Director of Animation
Screenings & Awards: Broadcasted on CBC "Canadian Reflections" shorts showcase program 2014, Vancouver Short Film Festival (2013), Winner Best VFX // Chicago Filmmakers Society: Self-Deportation, Recent Chicago Asian American shorts (2014)

The Mighty One "Waiting For You" (2012), music video. Illustrator and animator.

"All Ah We" (2010), short documentary. Illustrator and Animator

"Permute" (2008), animated short film, 4 min. 30 sec. Director
Screenings & awards: Chicago Millenium Park Summer Film Series: ChicagoMADE Shorts (2016) // Motion Commotion, ICON9, Austin, TX (2016) // Short Run Seattle (2016) // Vancouver Asian Film Festival: Animation Retrospective program, Vancouver, BC (2014), Spatial Poetics X // Powell Street Festival, Vancouver, BC (2011), Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival + cross-Canada SENSE OF WONDER tour 2010, Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, Toronto, ON (2009), Anifest, Czech Republic (2009), DisOrient Asian Film Festival, Oregon, USA (2009), Okanagan International Film Festival, Kelowna, BC (2009), Victoria Film Festival, Victoria, BC (2009), Miami Shorts Film Festival, Official Selection, Miami, FL, USA (2008), Vancouver Asian Film Festival, Vancouver, BC (2008), Montreal World Film Festival, Montreal, QC (2008), ECU Presidential Award Nominee, Vancouver, BC (2008)

"Don't Tell Santa You're Jewish" (2010), animated short film. Animator
Screenings: Bravo!FACT,  Annecy International Animated Film Festival, ReelWorld Film Festival

"Home is Where the Food Is" (2009), animated short film. Animator
Screenings: Reel 2 Real Festival

Selected Clients:

BROADLY // VICE Media
Emily Carr University
McTucky Fried High (Featured on Huffington Post)
Color Magazine
Linetest Collective
Capilano Courier
AND Agency
GAMOMO Creative Labs
HUA Foundation
Ronald P. Frye & Co.
Ricepaper Magazine
SAD Mag
Juki Museum
Saskatchewan Lung Association
Digital Alchemy
The Mighty One
Holy Oker
Bear Mountain
Digital Alchemy
Arcana Studios
Perch
CheckmateEcomStores
SmallAxx Productions

Brands

AT&T
Hampton Inn
Nickelodeon
Saskatchewan Lung Association
100 Mile Diet Society
Se Va Y Se Corre
Shaw Communications
BC events
Thunderbird Films
Massage Tables Now
VapesRush

Press/Publications:

Lady Box Books
Film Inquiry
ABC7 Chicago
The Scribble Project
NeoCha EDGE
Revista Göoo #9 | Utopía
Ronald P. Frye & Co. // Ryerson Poetry Chapbook: The Captive Gypsy by Constance Davies Woodrow

Talks/Lectures/Panels:

Boston Zine Fest
Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Vancouver Asian Film Festival
Chicago Filmmakers
Victoria Film Festival

Awards & Honors

Permute - Official Selection, DisOrient Asian American Film Festival (2009)
Permute - Official Selection, Vancouver Asian Film Festival (2008)
Permute - Official Selection, Miami Shorts Film Festival (2008)
Permute - ECU Presidential Award Nominee (2008)

Education:

Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Bachelor of Media Arts in Animation (2009)
//ECU Scholarship Award for Academic Excellence, 2006. ECU Presidential Award Nominee, 2008.

The University of Chicago. Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (2003) General Honors
//Dean's List, 2001 + 2003

Tulane University. Undergraduate studies (1999-2000)
//Tulane Distinguished Scholar's Award, 1999. Dean's List, 2000.