Performing in the gallery, a ritual of baptism with Chinese ink to preserve the identity
from self-assimilation and to capture the stray soul in a foreign land.

FRI 12 JUNE part of the evening program at Defibrillator Gallery

CHUN HUA CATHERINE DONG ( CHINA|CANADA) is a Chinese-born artist working with performance art, photography, and video. She received a B.F.A from Emily Carr University Art & Design and a M.F.A. from Concordia University in Canada. She has performed in multiple national and international performance art festivals and venues. Among many awards, she is the recipient of the prestigious Franklin Furnace Award for avant-garde art in New York in 2014. Her performance is listed amongst the ‘‘Top Nine Political Art Projects of 2010’’ by Art and Threat Canadian magazine.