Yee I-Lann was born in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia in 1971. In 1992 she graduated in visual arts at the University of South Australia, Adelaide, and later studied painting at Central St Martins School of Arts in London. Incorporating various media including photography, installation and video, her practice seeks connections between landscape, perception and cultural identity. Yee I-Lann has exhibited widely in Malaysia and internationally. In 1999, she represented Malaysia at the Third Asia-Pacific Triennial at the Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; and in 2002 exhibited at ARCO, Madrid. Yee I-Lann lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and is represented by Valentine Willie Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur.
The act of looking
(complicity in monochrome: separation, join, suture, simulacrum)
The horizon in concert with the sky seals my escape.