All Laband events are free and open to all.
This fall, the Laband Art Gallery will be presenting the West Coast debut of artist Antonius-Tín Bui. Working across media that includes cut paper, photography, drawing, video and performance, Bui’s artistic practice invites us to consider how multifaceted identities are reflected in today’s culture.
Bui’s larger-than-life, hand-cut paper portrait series is beautifully complex—the work blends the Asian craft tradition of papercutting with a contemporary aesthetic. These portraits also celebrate complex identities. Each one of Bui’s subjects is a queer Asian American Pacific Islander who is part of the artist’s life. In another series called Donrose paper fashion, Bui depicts images of male bodies adorned in majestic-looking, cut-out garments that convey a sense of mystery, beauty and fragility.
Bui proudly identifies as a queer, gender-nonbinary, Vietnamese-American artist. Born in 1992 in Bronx, NY, and raised in Houston, TX, Bui received a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2016. Their work has been exhibited at various institutional, private, public, and underground venues, including the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Hillyer Art Space, Lawndale Art Center, Living Arts, 108 Contemporary, Artscape, and Satellite Art Fair Austin.
Wednesday, October 16 at 11:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday, October 17 at 11:00am to 7:00pm
Friday, October 18 at 11:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday, October 19 at 11:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday, October 22 at 11:00am to 4:00pm
Wednesday, October 23 at 11:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday, October 24 at 11:00am to 7:00pm
Friday, October 25 at 11:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday, October 26 at 11:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday, October 29 at 11:00am to 4:00pm
Wednesday, October 30 at 11:00am to 4:00pm
Laband Art Gallery
1955 Ignatian Circle, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA