A conversation between Gasworks exhibiting artist Trevor Yeung and architect/ researcher Pol Esteve Castelló.
In this talk, Trevor and Pol will explore their shared interests and intersecting practices. Together, they will discuss themes of desire, liminality, social dynamics, human and animal bodies.
The event accompanies Soft ground, the first UK solo exhibition by Trevor Yeung which continues until 17 December 2023. The gallery will remain open before, during, and after the talk until 6pm.
This event is free to attend and no booking is required. Seats will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Gasworks commissions are supported by Catherine Petitgas and Gasworks Exhibitions Supporters.
Trevor Yeung is an artist based in Hong Kong. His work has been included in major international events including the Singapore Biennale; 4th Kathmandu Triennale (both 2022); KölnSkulpture 10, Cologne (2020), 15th Biennale de Lyon (2019), 38th EVA International, Limerick; 4th Dhaka Art Summit (both 2018), and the 10th Shanghai Biennale (2014). In 2024 he will represent Hong Kong in the 60th Venice Biennial.
He has exhibited at institutions and galleries internationally including Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris; Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong; Singapore Art Museum; Jameel Arts Center, Dubai (all 2022), M+, Hong Kong; Shanghai Power Station of Art, Shanghai; Para Site, Hong Kong; HOW Art Museum, Shanghai (all 2020), CAC Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius; Kunsthall Trondheim (both 2019), Taikang Space, Beijing; Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw (2018), esea contemporary, Manchester (2017) and OCAT Shenzen (2016). In 2022 he was in residence at Delfina Foundation, London.
Pol Esteve Castelló is an architect and researcher. Pol’s work focuses on the relationship between body, space, and technology with a particular interest in non-conforming bodies, non-canonical histories, and collective and anonymous design. Their work has been presented in different formats, including writing, performative talks, and installations. They are a practising designer and a co-founder of studio GOIG. Pol is affiliated to ETH Zurich, the Architectural Association and The Bartlett (UCL).