RAM Woodcut Workshop：Re-Creation of Mythological Characters
2019.08.24 10:00 - 12:00 | Workshops
In a majority of myths from around the world, gods more often than not are able to transform into different animals, with these animals having to go through arduous trials and training, in the hopes of being able to change into human form. Humankind has a tendency to use animals to tell their own stories. The gods are but a mirror of humankind, reflecting our imagination and understanding, our desires and our hopes.
RAM Conversation：The Gender Myth in All Ages
2019.08.16 19:00 - 20:30 | Talks
Professor Lin Danya of the Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Xiamen University, and Zhu Xueqin, gender studies researcher, are invited to join the conversation and share with audience changes and developments witnessed by Chinese folk customs as well as male and female figures in Chinese mythologies during the course of history. They will talk about how the image of social gender has been established in ancient mythology, pre-modern society and the revolutionary history。
RAM Conversation Golem: Sensory Games on the Continent of Arthropods
2019.08.02 19:00 - 20:30 | Talks
33EMYBW is a solo project initiated by 33, bass player of Shanghai-based electronic music group Duck Fight Goose. As a fixture of the city’s dynamic independent music scene, 33’s sensual music is described as “evoking arthropod moves” in an ethereal and rhythmic sound ritual. In the meantime, she builds collages by piling up her selfies, arthropods and even alien creatures together. RAM invites 33EMYBW and writer Ag to join the conversation and talk about 33EMYBW’s perception of the world.
RAM Conversation Red: Body as Archive
2019.07.28 19:00 - 20:30 | Talks
ballet was a form of dance enjoyed in royal courts, and in the 1950s had never been used before as a political symbol. ballet entered China infused with ideological significance .For this talk we have invited Wen Hui, creator of Red and Li Jing, Associate Professor of Sociology at Zhejiang University to review and reflect on the fabrication of content within model operas as an art form, with the hope of understanding the relationships between the present age, the individual and art.
RAM Screening：Documentary: Angry Inuk (2016)
2019.07.19 19:00 - 20:30 | Screenings
The exhibition features three Inuit artists, whose works express the Inuit beliefs and visual culture, as well as their life being part of a whole natural environment. Among the three artists, Tim Pitsiulak is both an artist and hunter. His works represent wildlife such as sea lions, whales, and elk, etc.
Artist Talk: Urban Fictions
2019.07.05 19:00 - 20:30 | Talks
In Escape, Cui Jie mixes a modernist imagination and the cracked figures caused by a software error with a symbol from traditional Chinese imagery. We are honored to invite the artist Cui Jie and Zhou Yin, professor of the architecture department at the Hong Kong University, coming together for a discussion on Cui Jie's personal artworks and their views on rapid urbanization in China and how they change people's perception of space.
RAM Performance/Dialogue： Khvay Samnang: Preah Kunlong (The way of the spirit)
2019.06.22 18:30 - 20:00 | Talks
The performance will be realized by the choreographer/dancer Nget Rady, who is in collaboration with Samnang in this project, incorporating the communities’ expressed relationships to particular animals, waters, and lands. This theme of body-to-body transference permeates the entire project, and within this method of knowledge accumulation and dissemination lies the inherent connection of the Chong people with their land, as well as their most powerful form of resistance.
RAM Conversation: An Opera for Animals——Curator Talk
2019.06.22 10:30 - 12:00 | Talks
An Opera for Animals is part of a long-term collaboration between the Rockbund Art Museum and Para Site, Hong Kong by curators from both institutions. For the Rockbund Art Museum, it is relevant to research such a project in order to re-contextualise and to question different formats and practices related to theatre, music and visual arts, especially in China and other areas in Asia.