EJ Son’s Anti- Valentine’s Day Workshop

3 February

18 March

2023

PROGRAM

EJ Son’s Anti- Valentine’s Day Workshop

Tuesday 14 February 2023

National Art School
156 Forbes Street, Darlinghurst
6pm – 8pm
Tickets: $40 (Tickets limited)

Photo by: Renata Dominik

Will you be my anti-valentine?

This Hallmark Holiday, join multidisciplinary artist EJ Son and their two Cupid assistants to make your very own musical Anti-Valentine’s Day card. Profess your love to your bestie, co-worker, pet, granny, or houseplant in the form of personalised audio recording. Non-normative romances encouraged!

Your ticket includes a cocktail on arrival courtesy of Archie Rose, and all materials required to make your own recorded Anti-Valentines Day card.

This workshop has limited capacity; bookings are essential.

Photo by: Renata Dominik

EJ Son bio
(They/them)

EJ Son is a multi-disciplinary artist, working across new media, sculptural installations, video and ceramics. With a focus on provocation and humour as a device to interrogate the complexity of power in the construction of gender, sexuality and race. Their practice is often paradoxical, arousing the tension created by our subconscious tendencies to binaries; they aim to deconstruct and create space for new feelings to be considered.

Photo by: Estelle Yoon

They completed a Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours) at Sydney College of the Arts in 2018 and are a recent recipient of the Parramatta Artists’ Studios on-site residency at the Powerhouse Museum. They were awarded the 2020 Emerging Artist Prize from the Gosford Regional Art Gallery, and commissioned in 2021 by MAMA Albury to make titty tower (2021), to be presented for SIMMER 2021. They have exhibited at the 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Bus Projects, Cool Change Contemporary, Verge Gallery, PARI, OZAsia Festival x LEXUS gallery, The Lock-up and The Substation.

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