RAM Research Projects
CPA Talk | Performing the Exhibition: The Investigation of Time, Space and Community in The Skin Trilogy
2018.09.27 19:00 - 20:30 | Talks
For the third 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 Kuala Lumpur-based curator and writer Eric Goh to discuss the 1995 exhibition Skin Trilogy by the Malaysian arts collective Five Arts Centre.
CPA Talk | Inching Towards the Fire
2018.08.12 19:00 - 20:30 | Talks
We will look at the Jinuo Eco-Museum in Baka Village, Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture as a case study, and further consider the parallel booms in ethnic nationality museums and tourism in Yunnan.
CPA Talk | Journey in the Dreams of the Children at the Border: An exhibition at Site 2 refugee camp and its legacies within contemporary art in Cambodia
2018.07.06 19:00 - 20:30 | Talks
Marking the first of a series of events related to “Second Assembly: Exhibiton-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 Phnom Penh-based curator and writer Erin Gleeson to discuss and present excerpts from the 1992 documentary film ‘Between Shadow and Light’.
Rockbund Art Museum Research Program: Curatorial Practices in Asia
2018.03.24 | Forums
In 2018 the Rockbund Art Museum launches a research program entitled “Curatorial Practices in Asia”, the main objective of which is to develop a strong network in Asia with artists, academics, art organizations, independent curators and researchers—with people engaged in innovative research and artistic projects that support a better understanding of contemporary artistic practices in Asia.
RAM Talk: Place History and the Archive
2017.11.03 19:00 - 21:00 | Talks
Catherine Wagner’s lecture entitled Place History and the Archive covers a 40-year trajectory of her work including her public practice where she has constructed art installations in the public domain. Wagner’s incisive conceptually driven photography moves seamlessly between different strategies and content following her interest in deconstructing the ways in which knowledge is transferred.
RAM Talk: The Pioneer and Community in the Economy of Arts
2017.10.21 19:00 - 21:00 | Talks
This talk will focus on the relationships between avant-garde artists, the modern art world and economic factors, to discover how the capital flows and allocation in art markets help to establish art networks and influence the development of the art world which is mostly self-developed and presented in front of the public in the pattern of communities.
RAM Talk: Museum Mania in Shanghai – A Community without Publicness?
2017.10.14 19:00 - 21:00 | Talks
This talk will analyze the building process, projects, and different context-based roles of the chi K11 Art Museum, the Rockbund Art Museum and the art museum complex under construction in the West Bund area, and discover the dynamic variables behind the staggering art museum boom, as well as the complicated relations between these variables, in hope of offering a new perspective to understand the current art museum frenzy in Shanghai.
RAM Talk: A Region Becomes a Cultural Focus – Cooperation in Times of Globalization
2017.09.25 19:00 - 21:00 | Talks
As one of Europe’s most prosperous and vibrant economic bright spot, the region along the Rhine River in Germany has nurtured its own culture of art institutions since the mid-20th century. How has art been evolving in this region?
RAM Talk: Large, Larger, Grand Tour: Documenta, Venice Biennale and Sculputure Project Münster 2017
2017.09.20 19:00 - 21:00 | Talks
The Documenta 14, the Venice Biennale 2017 and the Sculpture Project Münster 2017 have evoked heated debates in the Western art community this summer.