Art World live! New Landscapes of Contempor
Aug 12, 2011 Friday 19:00
1F, Associate Mission Building (Shanghai 169 Yuanmingyuan Road)
Lu Xinghua/Zhao Qianfan/Shen Qilan
Guest Speakers’ Bio:
Lu Xinghua, lecturer at the Department of Philosophy, Tongji University and Institute of Contemporary Art and Social Thought, China Academy of Art. He mainly engages in contemporary French philosophy and studies of contemporary art theories. His publication includes Exigences Partagées and The Purpose of Contemporary Art, among many others.
Zhao Qianfan, lecturer at the Department of Philosophy, Tongji University. He mainly engages in studies of History of Western Aesthetics.
Shen Qilan (Head of Art World Editorial Department)
How do we critique contemporary art?
What art has become in present days?
Why does art be like it is now?
How would art evolve in the future?
Could art critiques possibly survive?
Does contemporary criticism still exist?
The lecture will discuss these topics in depth. It will be an experiment and an art practice. We will present and demonstrate the power of criticism: its imagination, fighting force, destructive power and creativity.
When Lu Xinghua, who claims to be proficient in fashionable theories, meets German Classical philosophy expert Zhao Qianfan, what sparkles would this collision produce? They are even more eagerly expecting audiences who wish to speak joining the lecture, and discuss these topics with them. ... Read More
Free admission, No need for reservation.