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Mom's Garden - 妈妈的菜园 (independent)


Select screenings:
Addis Video Art Festival (Ethiopia, 2022). WNDX Festival of Moving Image (Winnipeg, 2022).
Archived version screened at the Animation Festival of Halifax (2021).
Installation screening at the University of Regina, Media Art and Performance lab (2019).

Mom's Garden - 妈妈的菜园 : An ode to paper animation; Cyril archives their mother-tongue as they draws from the roots of their Mother’s Garden, planted in Regina, Saskatchewan, with seeds carried over from Yangchun, Canton China.


Project link: https://cyberspacevoid.xyz/moms-garden-animation-installation 
Home of Diaspora: CBC Short Doc


RAW: Short Doc for CBC Creators Network
Roles: Animator, Co-Director

Link to video: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/raw-spoken-word-nova-scotia-1.5473945?utm_campaign=likeshopme&utm_medium=instagram&utm_source=dash%20hudson&utm_content=www.instagram.com/p/B8_Y1zPHOVL/
Article: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/community/raw-talent-how-this-spoken-word-video-came-to-be-1.5479690
RAW, screened at:
Animation Festival of Halifax (2021)
Lunenburg Doc Fest (2020)

Demo Reels




Client Animation Demo Reel




Animation Installation:

: Animation Projection for Neutral Ground Artist-Run Centre using archive materials from the organization's past 40 years as an Artist-Run Centre in Regina SK, Treaty Four Territory. This was projected for their 40th-anniversary party (SAT 19 2022, 8pm-late).
Photos provided  Yuji Lee and Neutral Ground ARC. 




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