24 September 2021
Supported by a Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation grant, our quartet gathered in person for a successful live premiere.
Dreamerfly team delivers workshop to Royal Birmingham Conservatoire students
21 September 2021
We discussed the many aspects of completing an interdisciplinary project with composition, percussion and visual communication students.
6 July 2021
Fiscally sponsored by Bang on a Can, prestigious award granted for a performance at Flatpack Festival.
12 June 2021
Gloria enjoyed discussing the reality of interdisciplinary collaboration with Serena and Bailey.
1 June 2021
Article written by Catherine Barnes, with a unique take on the contents and emotional impact of Dreamerfly.
23 April 2021
A discussion of how Shiyi’s practice is rooted in music, and how the original compositions inspire her visuals..
16 March 2021
Selected for a unique, online-only exhibition from hundreds of submissions from multiple countries.
12 March 2021
A community of 95 patrons supported the creation of this ambitious new work. Crowd fund closed immediately after premiere.
11 March 2021
Attended by benefactors and associates of the museum, supporters across the world, a successful first public virtual performance.
7 March 2021
Josh Quillen and Gloria once again dive into mental health, noting that completing Dreamerfly was like climbing a mountain.
Sounding Eye hosts livestream in support of Dreamerfly Kickstarter
12 February 2021
View the replay here: https://youtu.be/BMCDdOawjoI
An honor to be featured on this global platform, featuring the installation version of the work.
2 October – 13 December 2020
Curated by Sylvia Theuri, the “Thirteen Ways of Looking” brought together 13 artists and an opportunity for audiences to view in person. Four-star review by The Guardian.
6 December 2019
View the full press release.
Coventry Biennale of Contemporary Art hosts live performance of Minister
12 April 2020
At the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, featuring Andrew Woolcock on percussion with bassist Aisling Reilly. Learn more.
In anticipation of a performance at Coventry’s The Herbert, NAWM featured Shiyi’s interdisciplinary art work and its themes.
12 April 2020
Hosted by Tyler Kline, a special quarantine edition of the radio show featured “you’re not watching your figure, are you?”
Hong Kong premiere of Minister
6 September 2019
Hosted at O’s Music, with the support of Matthew Lau and Eyo Li. Gloria gave a solo performance including the solo version of Minister of Loneliness.
Co-Founders lead workshops at Silpakorn University International College
2-3 September 2019
Led by Shiyi Li, SUIC’s partnership with BCU brought a unique opportunity to introduce visual arts students to the practice of responding to music.
Bangkok performance of Minister at Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music International Symposium
28 August 2019
This was the premiere of the percussion solo version of the piece, and featured Shiyi Li on stage conducting live visuals.
14 August 2019
By invitation from Louis Hudson, the in-progress solo version of the work was featured at Kongs Birmingham.
21 March – 22 April 2019
Selected for screening as part of this large-scale event. Shiyi attended in-person in France.
28 February 2019
Reviewed by Lilly Husbands for the Fantasy Animation blog, this event featured many presentations and an impressive exhibition.
21 November 2018
Featuring Aisling Reilly on bass, the entirety of Minister of Loneliness was premiered to a full house at The LAB in RBC.
14 September 2018
A first iteration of what would become the four-movement work. This was an experimental run in BCU’s Parkside Building.
A serendipitous meeting following Gloria’s presentation for Visual Communication students, in search of a graphic designer.