Yue Moon 完滿: Tiger With Wings 如虎添翼

About the Activation

Led by artists PUFF Paddy & Meegan Lim, and in partnership with Chinatown BIA, Yue Moon 完滿: Tiger With Wings 如虎添翼 brings people together for a luminous experience. Featuring over 180 community-created artworks, the vibrant palace lanterns provide an escape from the darkness and cold of winter in a public art exhibit animating the streets of Toronto’s Chinatown through February 28, 2022.

Where to Find the Activation

519 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1H4, Canada

Partner & Funder Recognition

Yue Moon 完滿: Tiger With Wings 如虎添翼 is produced in partnership with Toronto Chinatown BIA. It is also supported by Chinese Gospel Church Toronto, OCAD University’s RBC Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers, Cecil Community Centre, and Ontario Arts Council. This project is also part of the DesignTO Festival forming Toronto’s design week, January 21-30, 2022.

Community Workshops

  • <p>Photographer: Mila Bright</p>
  • <p>Photographer: Mila Bright</p>
  • <p>Photographer: Mila Bright</p>

完滿 (Yue Moon), meaning full circle, completion, full moon, is a community-based, multimedia public art program as part of Toronto Chinatown’s Lunar New Year celebrations since 2020. In its third iteration, Yue Moon celebrated the Lunar New Year through arts workshops that culminated in a gallery showcasing images of Chinatown’s histories, memories and intentions for the new year.

  • <p>Artwork</p><p>Artist: Shulin Feng</p>
  • <p>Artwork</p><p>Artist: Aysia Tse</p>
  • <p>Artwork</p><p>Artist: Vic Chan</p>
  • <p>Artwork</p><p>Artist: Kylie Robson</p>
  • <p>Artwork</p><p>Artist: Emily Zou</p>
  • <p>Artwork</p><p>Artist: Iris Wong</p>
  • <p>Artwork</p><p>Artist: Yi Shi</p>
  • <p>Artwork</p><p>Artist: Loraine Luong</p>

“My child and I are both born in the Year of the Tiger, so it’s a bonus to participate in this wonderful community arts experience – one that connects us with others, and with our culture as Chinese Canadians.”

– Workshop Participant

  • <p>Artwork</p><p>Artist: PUFF Paddy &amp; Meegan Lim</p><p>Photographer: May Shi</p>
  • <p>Artwork</p><p>Artist: PUFF Paddy &amp; Meegan Lim</p><p>Photographer: May Shi</p>
  • <p>Artwork</p><p>Artist: PUFF Paddy &amp; Meegan Lim</p><p>Photographer: May Shi</p>

Artists

  • Lead Artist: PUFF Paddy (@paddy_leung)
  • Artist Mentee: Meegan Lim (@meeganlim)
  • Artist Assistants & Onsite Installation Assistants: Aysia Tse, Lily Li, Vincy Lim, Katherine Cheng, Edan Maxam
  • 146 community participants