Artist

Winston Xin

Winston Xin is a Malaysian born, Chinese-Canadian media artist, curator, and writer. Xin was the Programmer at Video In Studios, the artist-run Media Arts centre in Vancouver from 1996-2000. Xin is also one of the founders of Asian Heritage Month, Vancouver, a month long arts & culture festival. He was an active Board, Programmer & Guest Curator for Out on Screen: Vancouver’s Queer Film/Video Festival (1995-2008). His video shorts and curated video/film programs have played extensively, nationally as well as internationally. Xin has sat on several arts and cultural boards in Vancouver. Xin’s curatorial and artistic practice is centered around the ways in which media art and differing cultures meet, oppose, interface, and dialogue.

Videography

Salty Wet

2002, 09:00 minutes, colour, Cantonese & Eng

Boulevard of Broken Sync

1996, 03:00 minutes, colour, English

Critical Writing

Smash: Reflecting Sex: Video Clips 1976-2002
by Winston Xin. Art Star 3 Video Biennal, 2007. Ottawa: Galerie SAW Gallery, 2007.
Video's Body, Analog and Digital
by Laura U. Marks. Touch: Sensuous Theory and Multisensory Media, 2002. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2002.
States of Alterity: A screen capture of Vancouver video
States of Alterity, 2001. Toronto: Pleasure Dome, 2001.
Images fest has a thing for sex
by Cameron Bailey. Now, Apr. 22, 1999, v. 18, no. 34.
From Chaos to Creation: Ed Video Screening twelve works at the...
by Michelle Elle Pettis. The Ontario Magazine for Artists, Dec. Winter 1998.