Artist

Lily Eng

After Missing Associates, Lily Eng’s subsequent solo career included Dartington Dance Festival and Canada House, England; Asian Video Art New World and Documentary, Vancouver; Danceworks Toronto-Montreal Dance Exchange; Tangente Festival International de Nouvelle Danse, Montreal. The Globe and Mail declared her 1996 retrospective performance at A Space (included with this collection) one of the Top 10 Performances of the Year. Eng was the Canadian Spotlight Artist at the Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival in 2011.

Videography

A Space 25th Anniversary Project

1996, 20:47 minutes, 1996, No language

Drive

1985, 05:35 minutes, Colour, No language

DP2

1982, 16:18 minutes, Colour, English

Dance of Terror

1978, 08:15 minutes, Colour, No language

Penetrated M+F

1977, 12:45 minutes, Colour, No language

Lily Eng, Solo Improvisation, Documenta 6

1977, 12:27 minutes, B&W, No language

Crash Points 2

1977, 10:26 minutes, B&W, No language

Making Circles

1976, 12:07 minutes, B&W, No language

Crash Points 3

1976, 10:55 minutes, B&W, No language

Crash Points 1

1976, 19:01 minutes, B&W, No language

Spreading the Space Thinly

1976, 15:01 minutes, Colour, No language

Wall To Floor Exercise

1975, 18:06 minutes, B&W, No language

Withheld

1975, 24:38 minutes, B&W, No language

Running In O&R

1975, 10:47 minutes, B&W, No language

Hitting It Sideways

1975, 10:24 minutes, B&W, No language

Walking Away 2

1974, 05:05 minutes, Colour, Silent

Establishing Equal Grounds for Mutual Support

1974, 03:46 minutes, Colour and B&W, English

Constant and Repeating Elements/Random or Changing Elements

1974, 04:57 minutes, Colour and B&W, English

I Already Said That

1974, 13:02 minutes, B&W, English

Critical Writing

Asserting Our Bodies
by Elizabeth Chitty. Caught In the Act: an anthology of performance art by Canadian women, 2004. Toronto: YYZ, 2004.
Individuals: New Video From Canada
by Peggy Gale. Aspetti e Tendenze della Ricerca Video Canadese, 1989. Ferrara: Ferrara: Centro Video Arte, 1989.
Initial Response
by John Greyson. Centerfold, June 1979, v. 3, no. 5.