b. 1978, Hong Kong / Canada
Will Kwan was born in Hong Kong and grew up in Toronto. He received an MFA from the School of Arts at Columbia University in 2004 and is presently a researcher in visual art at the Jan Van Eyck Academie in Maastricht, The Netherlands. His projects have been presented internationally in venues including P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center (New York), the Venice Biennale in 2003, Art in General (New York), Exit Art (New York), Artist House (Leeds), Contemporary Art Center (Vilnius, LT), and Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto (Biella, IT). His single-channel media works have been exhibited and screened in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, New York, and Berlin.
Dr. V Does the Classics by Will Kwan
Dressed in a Viagra mascot costume, the artist reacts three classic performance works by Bruce Nauman, Vito Acconci and Istvan Kantor.