Nov, 2018

Body Against Classism

2018.11.30 19:00 - 20:30 | Talks

Around the turn of the millennium, a major debate erupted in contemporary Chinese art, one which would lead a long-lasting influence on the understanding of performance and the body. The debate arose out of several works and exhibitions that involved the human body and animals (dead or alive) as the material and theme. These works and exhibitions originally aimed to attack, from a radical standpoint, a conceptualism becoming more methodological by the day and a fast-standardizing exhibition form

From a History of Exhibitions towards a Future of Exhibition-Making---“Second Assembly: Exhibition-Making Practices in China and Southeast Asia in the 1990s”

2018.11.24 - 2018.11.25 10:00 - 18:00 | Talks

The Rockbund Art Museum is proud to initiate its first project under ‘Curatorial Practices in Asia’, a new research platform dedicated to different local contexts situated in the region. For 2018, the platform has been organized in collaboration with the independent curator Biljana Ciric dedicated to exhibition histories in China and Southeast Asia. Since the beginning of this year, a series of public events and activities have been dedicated to this regional exchange in extension to the second

CPA Talk | Multi-voices in "Curating History / Histories of Curating"

2018.11.22 19:00 - 20:30 | Talks

An exhibition is not only where works are collected, arranged and presented, but also a rendez-vous of complicatedly interwoven relationships – works/artists, time/space, curating consciousness/concept/practice, community developed through collective efforts, political-social-economic-cultural context, audience involvement and participation, which can be seen as a complex on a whole. How can this complex develop a roadmap for discussing, analyzing, recording, describing and studying exhibitions?

Changing Fields of Performing Spaces: Diversification or Homogenization?

2018.11.17 16:30 - 18:30 | Talks

CPA Talk | Researching on Exhibitions Histories: A Decisive Challenge for the Development of Contemporary Art in Asia

2018.11.13 19:00 - 20:30 | Talks

This talk will look at the exhibition histories starting from China’s local context in relation to the upcoming assembly. Through this period, we witnessed the rise of biennials (including Shanghai Bienniale established in 1996) and other large-scale exhibitions throughout Asia as a response to weak infrastructure of local art institutions to support more experimental contemporary productions.

CPA Talk | Witness to Growth: Yu Hong’s artistic practices from the 1990s to today

2018.11.11 19:00 - 20:30 | Talks

Marking the fourth talk in a series related to “Second Assembly: Exhibition-Making Practice in China and Southeast Asia in the 1990s”, a curatorial project jointly curated by Biljana Ciric and the museum, RAM is delighted to invite artist Yu Hong and Vienna-based curator Julia Hartmann, who is also one of the granted researchers of the open call for the “Curatorial Practices in Asia” project.

Members Event | Francis Alÿs: La dépense---Curator Talk

2018.11.08 10:00 - 11:30 | Talks

Before presenting the first solo exhibition of the Belgian artist Francis Alÿs in China, the Rockbund Art Museum is proud to invite Yuko Hasegawa, Curator of this exhibition, and Cuauhtémoc Medina, Chief Curator of the 12th Shanghai Biennale, to discuss the artistic creation of Francis Alÿs.

From Corporeal Resistance to Mediated Body: The Dynamics of Embodiment in Performance Arts since 1960s

2018.11.03 14:00 - 15:30 | Talks

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