Thursdays at Home: Artist Talk with Jawshing Arthur Liou
Thursday, September 03, 7:00pm - Thursday, September 03, 7:30pm
Jawshing Arthur Liou discusses his artwork, including House of the Singing Winds. Jawshing Arthur Liou is an artist with a background in photography, digital media, film, and journalism.
Jawshing Arthur Liou discusses his artwork, including House of the Singing Winds. Jawshing Arthur Liou is an artist with a background in photography, digital media, film, and journalism. His most recent project, House of the Singing Winds, is a multi-channel video installation inspired by the historical Indiana home and studio of painter Theodore Clement (T. C.) Steele. Liou is an internationally exhibited video artist who teaches in the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design. On view in the Time-based Media Gallery, House of the Singing Winds, captures the historic Steele home in stunning, high-definition video throughout the seasons. A voiceover inspired by the writings of Selma Neubacher Steele, T. C. Steele’s wife, tells the unsung story of the woman who preserved the house and grounds as a memorial site after her husband’s passing.
Liou’s videos and prints have been featured in programs, exhibitions, and collections in Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Rubin Museum in New York, Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, Indianapolis Museum of Art, National Gallery Victoria, Melbourne, Seoul Museum of Art, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Red Brick Museum, Beijing, Art Basel: Hong Kong, and Sharjah Biennial. Liou is the recipient of Asian Cultural Council Grant, New York; Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship, Indianapolis; and Garry B. Fritz Award from the Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Chicago. International presentations of his work include SIGGRAPH conference; European Biennial Conference of the Society for Science, Literature, and the Arts; and Chicago Humanities Festival. Liou is currently the Herman B. Wells Professor of Digital Art at Indiana University, Bloomington.