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July 13, 2018

New Spaces: Imaginal | Yarli Allison at The Cottage, Craft Village, Derry

14/07/2018 – 11/08/2018 – All Day
The Cottage, Craft Village, Shipquay St, Londonderry
โ€˜Imaginalโ€™ is the first iteration of โ€˜[Backspace]โ€™, a serial exhibition showcasing the work of Canadian-born London-based Hong Kong artist, Yarli Allison, developed during her recent residency in Derry. The curatorial premise for the exhibition revolves around the contradictions and complexities of change and preservation. With this first exhibition at The Cottage, Yarli reflects on her current state of being, following various fluctuations, disturbances and life trauma. Yarliโ€™s video installations are staged to oscillate between longing and reconciling her โ€œqueer Asianโ€ female identity. Subsequent editions of โ€˜[Backspace]โ€™ will continue to track Yarliโ€™s journey, as she searches for narrative forms that predate…
New Spaces: Imaginal | Yarli Allison at The Cottage, Craft Village, Derry