Born in British Hong Kong, Yam Lau is an artist and writer based in Toronto. He is currently an associate professor at York University. Lau’s creative work explores new expressions and qualities of space, time, and the image. His recent works involve video and computer-generated animation to create spaces in varied dimensionalities and perspectives. A recipient of awards from the Canada, Ontario, and Toronto arts councils, Lau has also exhibited widely across Canada, mainland China, and Europe.
In June 2021, his work was featured on the Embassy Cultural House website for Sleepwalking. For more information on Lau's work, please visit Christie Contemporary.
Rotation: In the texture of the world
single channel video, monitor, media player, wood, cut vinyl, paper, bricks
Installation view, Christie Contemporary, 2019