Alvis Choi (aka Alvis Parsley) is an artist, performer, writer, and researcher born and raised in Hong Kong and currently based in Toronto. Alvis’ work was presented at SummerWorks Festival, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Whippersnapper Gallery, Jane’s Walk, Long Winter, The Contemporary Urgencies of Audre Lorde's Legacy, HTMLLES10 Festival (Montreal), Radical Queer Semaine (Montreal), Meow Mix (Montreal), Pervers/Cité (Montreal), GLAM (LGBTQ Asians of Montreal), and Qouleur (Montreal).
Alvis serves on the Programming Committee of Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival and the Working Collective of Whippersnapper Gallery. Alvis is a member of SYNAPSE—The International Curators’ Network at Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin), a finalist of Toronto Arts Foundation’s TELUS Newcomer Artist Award, recipient of Neighbourhood Arts Network’s BMO Seeds Fund, Jumblies Theatre's Micro-grant, Vtape’s Curatorial Incubator Program Fellowship and British Council’s Travel Grant. Alvis' curatorial work was presented at Toronto’s Nuit Blanche, Chapter Arts Centre (Cardiff), Studio10 (NYC), Seoul International New Media Festival, Estonian Academy of Arts, Arad Art Museum, National Centre for Contemporary Arts (Saint Petersburg), the Australasian Cooperative Research Centre for Interaction Design (Brisbane), Osage Gallery (Hong Kong), and Videotage (Hong Kong) serving as Assistant Manager from 2009 to 2011.