Art Young Artists 2017

Maggie Lee: Young Artists 2017

Maggie Lee received her first wave of attention for Mommy, her 2015 film, which conflated her own coming of age narrative with the life and untimely demise of her mother, Ping, a Taiwanese American immigrant. A personal and universal narrative, Mommy blends together both family videos and found footage into one conscious stream that echoed the vocabulary of Lee’s other work from diaristic zines to her readymade sculptures. “Collage is how I think about my practice,” Lee says. “I apply it to all different media. It is important to be fluid. Experimenting is what I like most about art-making.”

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