RAM Talk: Travelers with No Boundaries – Performance Art in ChinaDec 15, 2018 Saturday 19:00 - 20:30

Venue:
Rockbund Art Museum (20 Huqiu Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai)
Speaker:
WEN Pulin, Xu Tiantian
Category:
Talks
Releated:
Francis Alÿs: La dépense
Language:
Chinese
Platform: Exhibition
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  • About the Talk

    The Rockbund Art Museum is proud to invite Wen Pulin, a prominent Chinese art critic, and Xu Tiantian, Curator Manager of RAM, to discuss the performance art of the Belgian artist Francis Alÿs and deconstruct how Francis Alÿs involves human’s body in his creation. The two speakers will also share with the audience the development of performance art in China, for which Wen Pulin will present valuable records of performance art practices of China’s whole art community since the 1980s. By comparing the practices of Francis and Chinese artists performed in different contexts, realities, geographic locations and languages, the speakers will provide a unique perspective on the performance art in the 1990s.

  • About the Speakers

    Wen Pulin, writer, independent producer and contemporary art critic. Since the 1980s, he has been promoting, engaged in and recording the whole development of the avant-garde art in China. The precious historic materials he produced are kept in the Wen Pulin Archives of Chinese Avant-garde Art in Cornell University and the University of California, San Diego. Leading a wandering life in Tibet at the late 1980s, he witnessed and recorded the evolvement of local culture and society in large amounts of films. Over the past decade, he has made the areas surrounding the Himalaya Mountains his main object of observation, and travelled across India where he meditated on the universe, life, consciousness and the future of human beings.

    Xu Tiantian graduated from Fine Arts College of Shanghai University and École Supérieure des Beaux-arts Tours Angers Le Mans. She joined Rockbund Art Museum in 2014 as curatorial assistant. She has been involved in the production of several solo exhibitions of both Chinese and international artists including Chen Zhen, Heman Chong, Ugo Rondinone, Mark Bradford and Felix Gonzalez-Torres, as well as group exhibition such as “Tell Me A Story: Locality and Narrative”(2016).

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    Free admission, reservation is required.

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RAM Talk: Travelers with No Boundaries – Performance Art in China

Dec 15, 2018 Saturday 19:00 - 20:30

Rockbund Art Museum (Shanghai 20 Huqiu Road, Huangpu District)

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