RAM Talk: Light in Architecture, from Technology to Art
Only with lighting, the soul of architecture, can buildings be visually perceived, with intensified three-dimensional effects and more artistic touches. The brightness changes of lighting enable spatial layering and create psychological divisions in the space. Lighting outlines artistic profiles while revealing details and forming a visual center in space, offering an atmosphere of dramatic art in
Community under the Lens of Law
The Rockbund Art Museum (RAM) and the Public Art Cooperation Center (PACC) are jointly presenting a series of academic talks on “the publicness of the community” (die Öffentlichkeit der Gemeinschaft) from August to December, 2017.As the first lecture of this series, this talk will introduce you to the world of laws and communities. How have communities been shaping our rules and laws that are bein
RAM Talk: From Plato to Angelica, How Virtual Reality Changes Art
Since 2014 when Facebook bought Oculus Rift for $2 billion, the concept of virtual reality has drawn public attention once again as one of the hottest topics in science and technology. In addition to numerous emerging VR startups, many artists have made crossover attempts by using VR to explore new ways of expression. So, what is VR? How has it developed? What historical trends does it represent?
RAM Talk: Dialogue: Synchronicity in Anthropology and Psychology
Dr. Chen Jin, Ph.D. in social anthropology/ethnology at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences in France, and a Visiting Scholar of the Institute for Advanced Study in Humanities.
Dr. Ju Fei, Lacanian psychoanalyst and Ph.D. in psychoanalysis at Paris Diderot University, and now serves as an Associate Professor of Psychology at Tongji University and a part-time MA student adviser o
From January 21st to June 4th, Rockbund Art Museum will host a monographic exhibition by leading Chinese artist Song Dong. The exhibition, entitled “I Don’t Know the Mandate of Heaven”, will be the first major survey of Song’s work in mainland China in 8 years. The exhibition will include some of the artist’s best-known works that have been fundamental in establishing his career, as well as severa
The Rockbund Art Museum is honored to present the first solo exhibition of the influential international artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres (1957-1996) in Greater China. From September 30th to December 25th, 2016, RAM will host a comprehensive exhibition of work by the late American artist, who is renowned for his unconventional methodology and poignant sensitivity. The unique nature of his work takes t