Department of Art & Art History

Between Two | Alice J. Lee

Between Two | Alice J. Lee

 

Image courtesy of Alice J. Lee

 

Solo exhibition by J. Alice J. Lee 이정연.

November 11, 2021 – January 21, 2022

Alice J. Lee 이정연 is a second-generation Korean-American, and her two languages and cultures shape her artistic practice. Through interactive installations, books, 2-dimensional print, and time-based media, Lee investigates linguistic and cultural in-between spaces, visualized and explored in the Korean and English alphabets. Lee's research contributes to the creation of a visual, historical account of the Asian American experience, encouraging viewers to experience the challenges and possibilities of the in-between.

 

Opening Reception & Artist Lecture

When

Thursday, November 11, 2021

5:00-7:00 pm CST

Where

Artist Lecture: 005 Biggin Hall

Reception: Biggin Gallery, 001 Biggin Hall

This event is free and open to the public. 005 Biggin Hall and Biggin Gallery are handicap accessible.

 

Between Two Korean Alphabet Workshop with Alice J. Lee 이정연

Before visiting the Biggin Gallery exhibition Between Two, come learn more about the history of the Korean alphabet in a workshop with exhibiting artist Alice J. Lee 이정연. Open to everyone and free lunch provided. This event is presented in collaboration with the Auburn Korea Center – King Sejong Institute.

When

Thursday, November 11, 2021

12:00-1:45 pm CST

Where

Melton Student Center 2222

This event is free and open to the public. The Melton Student Center is handicap accessible.

 

About the Artist

Alice J. Lee 이정연 is a second-generation Korean-American, graphic designer, researcher, and educator with more than 16 years of professional experience across print, digital, and interactive media. Her research interests include alphabetic systems, concepts of interconnectedness, and investigations into cultural imperialism. Her practice is a mediation of interdisciplinary strategies that include interactive installations, books, 2-dimensional print, and time-based media that explore different dynamics of opposing technologies, formats, and ideas. It also includes community workshops, lectures, and presentations. She collaborates with cultural and educational organizations as a designer, creative director, and visual consultant. She received her BA from Yale University and her Master of Design from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She serves as Assistant Professor of Communication Design and Graduate Co-Advisor of the MFA program at Texas State University.

 

 

 

Last Updated: November 08, 2021