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Open Studios with Sarah and Joshua McCarty, Yuliya Lanina, and Dance Performance with Kensaku Shinohara

Yuliya Lanina is a Russian-born American multimedia artist. Her paintings, animations, interactive sculptures and performances portray alternate realities that fuse fantasy, femininity, and humor. Lanina’s work has been displayed at the Seoul Art Museum (Korea), SIGGRAPH Asia (Japan), El Museo Cultural (Santa Fe, NM), Cleveland Institute or Art (OH), Moscow Museum of Modern Art (Russia), Ludwig Museum (Cologne, Germany), 798 Beijing Biennial (China), Seoul International Media Art Biennial (Korea), and other venues. Her recent solo shows include RedBud Gallery (Houston), CamibaArt (Austin), Sara Nightingale Gallery (New York), Patrick Heide Gallery (London, UK), Figureworks (New York), and Women and Their Work (Austin). READ MORE

Trained in sculpture and installation, Sarah builds platforms for collective making, healing, and transformation. Joshua, with a background in the culinary arts and hermeneutics, creates work that asks questions of consumption and ritual. Siblings who rarely got along, we now collaborate to facilitate interactive installations advancing deepened inhabitation, communication, and play. Our process begins in microcosm: mending our relationship offers first steps towards healing the world. Having inherited the ancestry of the colonizer and a vocabulary of love assuming possession, we’re imagining frameworks for moving and making that instead honor listening - through our bodies, our environments, and each other. READ MORE

Born in Sapporo, Japan, Shinohara started dancing and creating his own work while studying anthropology at International Christian University in Tokyo in 2004. After dancing and touring nationally and internationally with companies such as Nomade-s, Grinderman, and with his own company Team Punchinello, he moved to New York City in 2009 for further creative work. Trained in modern and contemporary dance techniques as well as improvisation, Shinohara has collaborated with artists such as Jennifer Muller, Daria Faïn, Yoshiko Chuma and others. READ MORE