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Artist Interview

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Bani Abidi | Lorraine Connelly-Northey | eX de Medici | Yinka Shonibare | Yee I-Lann

Yee I-Lann

In this interview Yee-I-Lann discusses her upbringing in North Borneo, Adelaide and Malaysia as a context for her work the Horizon series, 2003. The artist briefly describes how the history of modern Malaysia and the relationships between the traditional ethnic communities who live there have influenced her practice. She also explains the symbolism of the horizon line which she photographed in the South Australian desert and which appears in the work featured on this site.

Video Duration: 8 min 30 sec

Biography of Yee I-Lann