78 years, the average American life, three years after the leap year., 2013
paper, chip board, glue
8 1/2 in. x 11 in.
Each page of the 78 years... notepad has a grid of either 365 or 366 squares. Each square represents a day, each page represents either a leap or non-leap year. The result is a notepad of 78 pages/years - the average American life span. Signed and numbered.
Seldon Yuan received his BHA at Carnegie Mellon University and his MFA at Hunter College. He has published a book of poetry entitled morning, afternoon, evenings and performed his poetry across the US and Paris. His art has been exhibited nationally and internationally in various galleries and venues including the Museum of Modern Art, International Center of Photography, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Arario Gallery, Rare Gallery, La Generale in Paris, Gallerie 69 in Oslo, Norway, Around Space in Shanghai, and the Museum of New Art in Detroit. He has completed residencies at Chashama North, Bowery Poetry Club, and Naropa University. He has completed a commission for Socrates Sculpture Park in New York for their Emerging Artist Fellowship. He is currently preparing work for his inclusion in the Bronx Museum of Art AIM Biennial.