A Lion in the Wild

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by Clare Yow

A Lion in the Wild is a photograph of a lion dance troupe traversing along one of Vancouver’s last natural ravines.

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A Lion in the Wild features the Chinatown-based Hon Hsing Athletic Club during the 2018 Renfrew Ravine Moon Festival.

This work is part of artist Clare Yow’s series, New Topographies, a collection of social landscapes exploring ideas around the colonization of nature, the spectacle, and beauty and unrest in the banal. It was exhibited in Vancouver in 2019.

Product Details

  • Material: Inkjet print on Epson Luster Photo Paper
  • Dimensions: 11 inches x 14 inches
  • Unframed and unmounted

Creator Profile

Photo of Clare Yow, woman with glasses and a black t-shirt against a grey backdropClare Yow is a visual artist and photographer whose practice revolves around the politics of identity and being. Through her contemporary art and documentary photography works, she focuses on how race, transnationality, and feminist culture intersect with the everyday.

Clare is a Chinese-Canadian immigrant-settler who resides, works, and parents in so-called Vancouver. See more at clareyow.com and @studioclareyow