Ivetta Sunyoung Kang is an interdisciplinary visual artist currently based in Montreal, Canada.
Her interest is moving-image based practice, text and A/V performance, extended with phenomenological inquiries. She studied film directing, BFA program in South Korea. She has achieved her MFA at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, 2016.
She is a co-founding member of an artist collective, called Quite Ourselves, and an A/V duo called CCVX?. Quite Ourselves experiements with publicity in search of finding alternative spaces for artistic presentation, exhibition, gathering, and public intervention. Whereas, CCVX? presents improvisatory A/V performances that are produced with/out of found and forgettably long-archived A/V footage. The duo is composed of Ivetta Kang and Eric You.
She recently published a poetry book called Absent Seats.
She has internationally presented her short films and videos at film festivals and galleries, including JeonJu International Film Festival, Chennai International Women Film Festival, Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery and M.A.I., in Canada, SomoS Art House in Germany, and etc. She was also shortlisted by Simon Blais Award in 2016, Montreal, Canada.
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