Gladys Lou at International Film Festival Rotterdam

This year Vtape brings Gladys Lou’s Am I Human? (2022) to the 2024 International Film Festival Rotterdam!

Gladys Lou’s Am I Human? (2022) was recently acquired by Vtape and will be screened as part of IFFR’s Short & Mid-length film program. In this work, Lou uses artificial intelligence, digital communication, and art history to explore identity and the self.

IFFR takes runs from January 25th – February 4th, 2024 for more details about IFFR programming please visit: https://iffr.com/en

Gladys Lou is a Hong Kong-Canadian artist and curator with an HBA in Art & Art History and Psychology from the University of Toronto and Sheridan College. Her practice utilizes experimental media and new technologies, including video, sound, photography, and new media, to challenge the boundaries of sensory perception. Her work explores shifting perceptions of light, colour, and memory, visualizing emotions and the unconscious.

Gladys’s art has been exhibited at Nuit Blanche, InterAccess, Workman Arts, Art Museum at the University of Toronto, Blackwood Gallery, Art Gallery of Mississauga, and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Alicante. Her critical writing has been featured in Pleasure Dome’s Imagining Futures of Experimental Media eBook. She was awarded a Fulbright scholarship with a placement at the University of Washington, where she studied Digital Art and Experimental Media. Gladys has interned at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. with the Time-Based Media Working Group. She was selected as a participant of the Power Plant’s RBC Emerging Artist Network in 2022-2023, and InterAccess’s IA Current Curator. She was awarded the 27th Annual Mississauga Arts Awards in the Multimedia Arts (Emerging) category.

Image credit: Am I human? by Gladys Lou (2022)