sharing the tikar
TALK | Shifting Grounds, New Horizons: Thinking and doing contemporary Southeast Asian art now.
Shifting Grounds, New Horizons: Thinking and doing contemporary Southeast Asian art now is a 2-day online symposium gathering key voices in the field of contemporary Southeast Asian art.
visit here: Shifting Grounds Talk
REVIEW | Yee I-Lann: At the roof of the mouth, Silverlens New York
A review of the show in New York where ‘At the Roof of the Mouth’ by Yee I-Lann ran alongside ‘The Protectors’ by Martha Atienza – by Daniele Wu and published on 26th October 2022,
visit here: Martha Atienza’s and Yee I-Lann’s Decolonizing Projects
TALK | Brooklyn Rail’s discussion – featuring Atienza, I-Lann, and Jessamine Batario
published 27 September 2022
visit the page: Martha Atienza & Yee I-Lann: Silverlens New York
NOWNESS: Meet the artists by Art Basel: Yee I-Lann
published 18 March 2022
The Artists of 2021: Yee I-Lann
by Chloe Chu, ArtAsiaPacific
1 January 2022
Yee I-Lann: “Until We Hug Again”
review by Chloe Chu, ArtAsia Pacific
1 November 2021
[*in print, subscribers only]
織墊演繹沙巴文化, Lion Rock Daily
28 September 2021
*this link will open or download a pdf file.
桌子圖案象徵舊日父權意識 織墊呈現東南亞多元種族文化, Wen Wei Po online
25 Sept 2021
20 September 2021
Yee I-Lann’s First Hong Kong Solo Exhibition Brings Spirit of Resilience and Reconciliation by Caroline Ha Thuc
荃灣南豐紗廠CHAT六廠2021夏季展覽開催！展出馬國藝術家于一蘭作品，以作品回應疫情+女性身份+地緣政治！以香港元素織出廣東話歌竹墊，必玩多個藍染工作坊, Good Life
1 September 2021
The World Begins with a “Borneo Heart”
Art & Market, 26th July 2021
Weaving with Yee I-Lann by Lim Sheau Yun at artandmarket.net, link here: artandmarket.net/the-world-begins-with-a-borneo-heart
Yee I-Lann on Relearning Differently in Borneo
Ocula, 27th July 2021
In Conversation with Renan Laru-an at ocula.com, link here: ocula.com/conversations/yee-i-lann
*btw, do check out I-Lann’s artist profile on the website:
News & Events
A new version of the sharing session from December last year – re-edited and enhanced with English subtitles. Do enjoy!
‘Sharing Session: Sharing The Tikar’
Ipoh International Art Festival
17 December 2020
Weavers share their experiences collaborating on tikar.
Sharing The Tikar: Local Matters
A talk with Jim Amberson and Isa Lorenzo for Art Basel OVR Portals
19 June 2021
Yee I-Lann talks to Silverlens director Isa Lorenzo and collector Jim Amberson about her collaborative exhibition ‘Borneo Heart’, what it means to share a mat, expanding the linguistics of culture, and how art can change the world.
Borneo Heart at Art Basel OVR Portals
Silverlens takes Borneo Heart to Art Basel through their first OVR Portals,
the first curator-led edition of Art Basel’s Online Viewing Rooms
16-19 June 2021
Satu kritikan tentang idea-idea kerja yang mendokong Tikar/Meja, sebahagian dari pameran Borneo Heart.
A critical look at the ideas behind Tikar/Meja, which is a part of the Borneo Heart exhibition.
baca disini / read it here:
Kenapa ‘Meja’ dan ‘Tikar’ perlu dimangsakan? (Why victimise ‘table’ and ‘mat’?)
‘Borneo Heart’: Exploding the “&”
June 16, 2021
at Art Basel ‘OVR: Portals’
visit and read the interview at the website: Dialogues
During the course of the exhibition at SICC, Yee I-Lann did three artist walkthroughs every week; hosting visitors from various walks of life, regaling them with various aspects of her work.
Here’s a clip of one of the tours she did – video courtesy of Flanegan Bainon (Hinava Media).
Press, Discussions and Essays (Archive)
Borneo Heart specially featured in The Star.
25 May 2021
read the PDF here: link
or read it on-line (paywall)
‘Celebrate the other, not animosity: Sabahan Artist’
by Kan Yew Chong,
Daily Express, Sunday May 9 2021
read it here: link
‘Yee I-Lann menganyam kehidupan rentas budaya dalam Borneo Heart’
oleh Dr. Baharuddin Mohd Arus
Utusan Borneo, 7 Mei 2021
read or download it here: link
‘Yee I-Lann & Collaborators: Borneo Heart’ Live radio broadcast interview by Nera Kikibah for Kupi Kupi FM, 30th April 2021
Audio from Kupi Kupi FM’s Facebook page video stream Duration: 86 minutes Audio editing and remaster by KerbauWorks
‘Rolling Out the Tikar: A conversation with Yee I-Lann’
by Beverly Yong,