Amy M. Ho: Red Rooms
May. 23 – Sep. 12, 2015
Amy M. Ho will create a hyper-artificial environment that envelops the viewer and transforms the sense of space by projected light and shadows.
San Francisco-based artist Amy M. Ho uses video projections and/or architectural manipulations to explore light and spatial relationships. Red Rooms is an immersive, hyper-artificial environment that envelops the viewer and transforms the sense of space by projected light and shadows. Red Rooms is a two-channel video projection that was created by the artist photographing two views of a miniature architectural model lit in two different ways – one from in front and another from behind. Providing the viewer a heightened sensory experience of space, architecture and the environment, Ho states “My work strives to make us actually feel the world around us.”
Ho received her MFA from Mills College and BA from University of California, Berkeley. Her work has been featured in solo and two-person exhibitions at Studio Kura in Itoshima, Japan; Asian Art Museum in San Francisco; Castle Information Centre in Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic; Chandra Cerrito Contemporary in Oakland; and Et al. gallery in San Francisco. She has participated in artist residencies in the Czech Republic, Japan, and in the Bay Area at Lucid Foundation and Kala Art Institute. She is a recipient of the Herringer Family Foundation Prize for Excellence in Art, Phelan, Murphy, Cadogan Fellowship; the Jay DeFeo Fellowship; and the San Francisco Arts Commission Individual Artist Grant.