Initiated in 2020, CURTAIN is a long term research project, which will be articulated through a series of exhibition formats, discursive platforms and cross-institutional collaborations spanning a three-year period.
Rockbund Art Museum (RAM) is delighted to be partner cell upon invitation by Biljana Ciric in "As you go… roads under your feet, towards the new future", a research project the independent curator has conceived and initiated to unfold over a period of three years.
Curtain Online Issue #1: End Time Super Topic
In the first issue of the CURTAIN Project, we will focus on the available knowledge, criticisms and imaginations of contemporary surveillance mechanisms, and more importantly, on how people can stand out of the actual system of seeing, surveillance and control.
Curtain Online Issue #2: Occasional Visitors
In 2004, Cheer Chen’s “Travel is Meaningful” spread through Sinophone airwaves, becoming one of the catchiest songs of the year among local youth. One might call Chen’s song a strikingly accurate portrait of modern tourism.
Flaneur in the insular cities - Island Ecology Chapter 1: Travel & On-board
Flaneur in The Insular Cities: Island Ecology is an internet-based residency project. It explores the topic of islands collectivity as artistic experimentation with Island Ecologies as a point of departure.
RAM Paper Laboratory| The Past Glories of Paper
In today’s digital era, let’s take some time and look back upon the past glories of paper, to gain an insight into the various paper products that had been made in the past and witness the unique charisma of this unique medium.
(Postponed) RAM Paper Laboratory| Let’s Have Some Fun, Paper Puppets!
A piece of blank paper could be a starting point to let our imagination and creativity run wild. What can we do with a piece of blank paper? Writing, painting, folding, and what else?
(Postponed) RAM Paper Laboratory| Between Gaps
A private scene is recorded with paper and ink, endeavoring to narrow the gaps among people a little bit and to build a transient and yet intimate connection through a zine. Reconsider the distance between self and others. Treat others as object without making ethical judgment. And perceive the charisma within it.
RAM is pleased to announce the opening of RAM Station - the new location for not only the RAM Shop and reading room, but also for the resumption of RAM’s public education programmes. Events such as film discussions, lectures, workshops, and book lists will be presented at RAM Station, making it a central space for the museum’s interaction with the outside world during its temporary closure.