The Unfortunates of D'Arcy Island, 2013, 36" x 96", paint pigment on mulberry paper mounted onto board
The Unfortunates of D'Arcy Island (Performance), 2013
Howie Tsui - concept, illustrations & imagery, guitar, sampler
Sammy Chien - live projection, programming, manipulations, sound
Andrew Lee - sampler, audio programming, midi
An interdisciplinary performance featuring live projection and sound re-animating a story of exile and isolation centred on a 19th century leper colony off the coast of Vancouver Island. The project melds Chien’s expertise in video media with Tsui’s stylized illustrations, and is accompanied by an improvised audio composition performed by Tsui, Chien and special guest Andrew Lee.