Storytelling Lab with Christy Chan

Storytelling Lab with Christy Chan

April 8th at the Building Imagination Center.

Funded by a grant from the CSU Entertainment Industry Initiative, the CSU Stanislaus Art Department is hosting a series of guest workshops for CSU Art Majors around the theme of storytelling in the digital arts.

Christy_StillChristy Chan is an interdisciplinary artist and filmmaker based in Oakland, California. She uses video art, installation, and performance to examine the American mythologies of home, belonging and social harmony. Her independent film project “Pen Pals” is inspired by her childhood experience exchanging letters with the Ku Klux Klan on behalf of her immigrant family. Chan holds an M.A. in Communications from Virginia Commonwealth University and was a recent Artist-in-Residence at Montalvo Art Center and Project 387. Her work has been exhibited at galleries, film festivals and public venues including Southern Exposure, Root Division, Kala Art Institute, National Public Radio, the Los Angeles Film Festival’s Shorts Series, the Moth and more.

This series of workshops will conclude with a public exhibition of student work in the CSU Stanislaus’ Building Imagination Center. Limited to Stanislaus State students only.