Fluid World by Yee I-Lann is a new distribution title.
It is a collaborative project by Valentine Willie Fine Art and RogueArt, and is published in conjunction with Yee I-Lann’s latest exhibition ‘Boogeyman’. This book charts the development of the artist’s practice over the past fifteen years of her career.
Yee I-Lann was born in 1971 in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. She graduated from the University of South Australia (Adelaide, Australia) with a Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts) in 1992. In 1996 she founded art collective labDNA with architect Nani Kahar, initiating projects targeted at urban youth around the notions of the culture of consumption and the consumption of culture. She also co-owns the Ricecooker Shop with Joe Kidd, which promotes and documents DIY+indie culture in the Southeast Asian region. Outside of her art practice, she works in production design for feature film and television, and lectured in production design at ASWARA (National Arts Culture and Heritage Academy), Kuala Lumpur from 2004-2008.
Writers for this book include Anthony Milner, Dave Lumenta (Indonesia), Huzir Sulaiman and Isobel Crombie (Australia). With bibliography.