Episode Five: Photographic CulturesMar 9, 2013 Saturday 15:00

1F, Associate Mission Building (169 Yuanmingyuan Road, Shanghai)
Platform: Education Research
  • Zhu Hao,Chen Zhe,Michael Wolf,Gu Zheng



    Panelists: Zhu Hao, Chen Zhe, Michael Wolf, Gu Zheng

    Moderators: Francesca Tarocco, Anna Greenspan

    Language: Chinese,English

    Admission is free. Reservation is required.

    Presented by Shanghai Studies Symposium, RAM, NYU Shanghai

    Photography has always been used to envision the transformations and mutations of cities. Since its invention, it has been inextricably linked with the making and imagining of Chinese modernity and that of its most cosmopolitan cities, chiefly Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong.

    This event examines the photo-based work of three contemporary artists who envision the Chinese urban condition using documentary practices as well as a variety of other aesthetic and performative expressions.

    About the moderators


    Francesca Tarocco and Anna Greenspan are professors in NYU Shanghai and the founders of the research initiative Shanghai Studies Symposium.


    About the speakers

    Gu Zheng    

    Born in 1959, professor of photography at Fudan University in Shanghai and is one of China's leading scholars of contemporary photography. He has written articles for numerous journals and exhibition catalogues in China and was a chief curator and curatorial committee member of the 2005 Guangzhou Photo Biennial.

    Michael Wolf

    Born in 1954, lived in the United States between 1955 and 1973. He quit his studies at the University of California to study photography at the University of Essen and has worked as a photographer ever since. and, in 1995, moved to Hong Kong where he works for "Stern" magazine and on his own long-term projects... Read More

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Episode Five: Photographic Cultures

Mar 9, 2013 Saturday 15:00

1F, Associate Mission Building (Shanghai 169 Yuanmingyuan Road)

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