Chen Xiangyun‘s Avec Toi is an accordion book, folding in and out of memories, sweet or sour, ephemeral or eternal, alive or dead. It provides a resting place for complex and timeless sentiments to be processed.
Born in China, Chen currently lives in Brooklyn, NY. Her art practice employs bookmaking, analogue film, and photographs. She was a recipient of the Contemporary Artists Center residency at Woodside. Her work has been shown internationally, including Pingyao International Photography Festival, Baxter street Camera Club of New York, The Garner Art Center, Humble Arts Foundation, Float Photo Magazine, and Light Journal. Her zine Renjia|人家 is available at Printed Matter and Office News Stand in New York City.