2014AThe Bellagio Creative Arts Fellows is a high profile program, recognizing visual artists
whose work is inspired by global or social issues and demonstrates exceptional
originality. Established in 2008, the program seeks to raise the international visibility
of some of the most interesting contemporary visual artists and their innovative work.
The Fellows receive a cash award and undertake a residency of two months at the
Center. They also benefit from interactions with a stimulating community of resident
scholars, writers, policymakers, and artists.
Dinh Q. Lê is a conceptual artist, born in Vietnam,
whose artistic practice consistently challenges
how our memories are recalled within the context
of contemporary life. Lê’s artistic investigations
elucidate a commitment to the artistic process as a
means of excavating history, in the uncovering and
revealing of alternate ideas of loss and redemption.
FromVietnam to Hollywood 2006
Light & Belief 2012
The Infrastructure of
Berni Searle is a South African artist
who works with photography, video,
and film to produce lens-based installations
that stage narratives connected to history,
memory, and place. Often politically and
socially engaged, Searle’s work also draws
on the universal emotions associated with
vulnerability, loss and beauty.
Voyage 2008Lament II 2011
Full Body Quotation 2011
Mishima in Mexico 2012Wildness 2012
Wu Tsang is a Los Angeles based artist, filmmaker, and performer.
Tsang was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces
of Independent Film” in 2012, and is a Film Independent Project
Involve alum. His first feature WILDNESS won awards including
the Grand Jury Prize for Outstanding Documentary at Outfest 2012.
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