RAM Conversation: An Opera for Animals——Curator Talk
An Opera for Animals is part of a long-term collaboration between the Rockbund Art Museum and Para Site, Hong Kong by curators from both institutions. For the Rockbund Art Museum, it is relevant to research such a project in order to re-contextualise and to question different formats and practices related to theatre, music and visual arts, especially in China and other areas in Asia.
【Performance/Dialogue】Khvay Samnang: Preah Kunlong (The way of the spirit)
The performance will be realized by the choreographer/dancer Nget Rady, who is in collaboration with Samnang in this project, incorporating the communities’ expressed relationships to particular animals, waters, and lands. ，Following the performance, a conversation will be held between Hsieh Feng-Rong, Senior curator of RAM as well as one of the curators of the exhibition, Khvay Samnang and Nget R
RAM Talk: Pleasure-Based Narration and Idol Consumption: Visual Politics in the “Tiny Era”
On the fifth floor of the exhibition, Tobias Rehberger presents the latest version of the pixel series (2015-). The audience needs to constantly adjust the angle and distance to identify the image composed of monochromatic mosaic tiles. These abstracted images, deriving from popular culture, form a pixelated scene of modern life, which makes the audience think about how we view these visual cultur
RAM Members\' Event: Memories of Time--A Creative Workshop for Mother’s Day
On the second floor of Tobias Rehberger’s exhibition is portrait vases series (1997-2019), an “exhibition within an exhibition,” in which a collection of more than 50 uniquely composed flower-adorned sculptures form a homage to artists and friends associated with the artist and reveal their aesthetic quirks. The same floor also displays sculptures of overlaying oval fiberglass named the mother ser
CALL FOR NEW DISCOURSE AROUND THE WORK OF FELIX GONZALEZ-TORRES
Rockbund Art Museum and the Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation announce an open call for writers and authors based in Asia.
Initiated after the first institutional exhibition of Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s work in China, curated by Larys Frogier and Li Qi at the Rockbund Art Museum, the open call builds upon a dialogue between Rockbund Art Museum and the Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation. In alignment with the artist’s evocative use of everyday materials and practice of encouraging mutable readings of each work, the open ca
The Rockbund Art Museum Shanghai will present the first large-scale solo exhibition in China by the Belgian artist Francis Alÿs, “La dépense,” from November 9, 2018 to February 24, 2019, curated by Yuko Hasegawa.
From Sep 29 to Oct 4, 2018, the annual special project RAM HIGHLIGHT 2018: “Is It My Body?” will be launched at the Rockbund Art Museum (RAM) Shanghai. RAM Shanghai will challenge the boundaries of conventional exhibitions and invite the public to participate and interact with the works. Visitors will be able to enter a multi-dimensional art space blending exhibition, concert, performances, works
Rockbund Art Museum will proudly host Systems, the first solo thematic exhibition in Shanghai by the artist Lin Tianmiao, curated by Alexandra Munroe. The artist considers the exhibition to be a site-specific project that explores four key concepts: “individual consciousness”, “collective consciousness”, “public consciousness”, and “ultimate consciousness”. With each concept corresponding to a flo
We have entered the age of digital information overload but our understandings of the others have been gradually dictated by media façades composed of fragmented images and discourses. In order to see through the mirage of media façades, ”Tell Me a Story: Locality and Narrative” aims to bring the spectators to approach the others as close as possible, listening to the others speaking for themselve
The Rockbund Art Museum in Shanghai is proud to present the latest exhibition “Walking On The Fade Out Lines” from March 24 to May 27, 2018. The fruit of a fascinating collaboration and exchange with Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, one of the most renowned contemporary art institutions in Italy, the exhibition will be curated by Larys Frogier, the director of Rockbund Art Museum, and Hsieh Fen