[ISEA94] Panel: Yuxweluptun (Lawrence Paul) – Long House project

Panel Statement

Panel: The Invisible Planet

Lawrence Paul’s Long House project was created to communicate an understanding of 1st Nation People’s be lief systems to a multi-cultural world. He uses the technology of virtual reality to translate how he sees and experiences things to those not of his culture.

  • Yuxweluptun (white man’s alias: Lawrence Paul) is Cowichan-Okanagan, born 1957 in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. Lives in Fort St. James, British Columbia. Studied at the Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Vancouver, British Columbia. Painter: also works with advanced technologies, in particular virtual reality. Has exhibited mainly in western Canada and the western United States, and recently in Lost Illusions: Recent Landscape Art, Vancouver Art Gallery, 1991, and Indigena, Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, Quebec, 1992.