Gu Xiong is a Chinese–Canadian artist dedicated to migrant issues and global flows of culture, memories and identity. His work is represented in the collections of the National Gallery of Canada, the China National Museum of Fine Arts, and the Vancouver Art Gallery, among many other museums and private collections. He has received numerous awards and has collaborated with artists from England, United States, China and Canada. He has written two books as well as articles for art catalogues, magazines, and newspapers.
Brendan Lee Satish Tang is a visual artist who is widely known for his sculptural ceramic work. He received an MFA from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, a BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and he is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades, both nationally and internationally. Tang’s work explores issues of identity and the hybridization of our material and non-material culture while simultaneously expressing a love of both futuristic technologies and ancient traditions Although he is primarily known for his ceramic work, Tang continues to produce and exhibit work in a wide variety of mixed and multiple mediums.