Am I Not Here?: Valentine's Day Edition

A Film screening, Exhibition Debut and Valentine's Day Event 

Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 8:00pm


February 14, 8 o'clock pm
Tickets $10 (Free for V.P.E.S. Members!)


Join us on Valentine's Day for a special screening and opening reception for an exhibition featuring works by Guan Rong.Am I Not Here?is a film directed by Mike HJ Chang (a visual artist currently based in Singapore) and Guan Rong (a Los Angeles artist and life enjoyer). The film is an experimental autobiographical documentary about Guan Rong’s first 10 years in the U.S.

The exhibition will feature a selection of artist's books by Guan Rong. Special editions ofCopyright-Free, BonnieandA Picture Bookwill be presented together with the film as a book set. A unique package was handmade for each of the first 100 editions of these works, and eighty will be on display in the Ancillary Salon of The Velaslavasay Panorama from February 14th through March 17th, 2013.

The screening will be followed by an opportunity to view the exhibition in the Ancillary Salon as well as a celebration of Valentine's Day in the gardens of The Velaslavasay Panorama.

Am I Not Here? 2011/color/50 min/DVD. Scr: Guan Rong; dir: Mike Chang w/ Guan Rong