Kira Wu, from the series Fortune Teller, 2017, light-jet print on aluminum panel, 68.58 x 68.58 cm. Courtesy of the Artist.

Kira Wu, from the series Fortune Teller, 2017, light-jet print on aluminum panel, 68.58 x 68.58 cm. Courtesy of the Artist.

Artist Talk

Kira Wu

Cancelled

Please note that this event is cancelled to ensure the health and safety of our community and to flatten the curve of COVID-19.

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How do we navigate the terrain of women’s body image in disease, health, and beauty? Artist and breast cancer survivor, Kira Wu’s Fold Unfold speaks about gathering strength, drawing courage, and remaining resilient in her artistic journey while living the journey of medical treatment. She transforms written text in personal journals, magazines from doctors’ offices, brochures from waiting rooms, patient information forms, and medical literature into new spaces of negotiation. Fragile, torn, flat, two-dimensional paper becomes multi-dimensional origami as pieces of found paper are folded and unfolded and as the content they carry is framed and reframed in new contexts.

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