Approaches to Contemporary Chinese Art: Video and the City
November 12, 2023, Logan Center for the Arts, Room 201, 5-7pm
This screening series will take place over the course of two days at the Logan Center for the Arts. This series will feature videos from University of Chicago’s Harrie A. Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor Wu Hung’s newly digitized archive of video and performance art from China. Both screenings will be followed by a roundtable discussion and audience Q&A.
Invited roundtable discussants: Meiqin Wang, PhD (California State University, Northridge), and Madeline Eschenburg, PhD (Washburn University)
Link to Univ Calendar of Events listing: https://events.uchicago.edu/event/222927-ephemeral-architectures-early-performance-and
Organized in conjunction with the screening series, students from Center of the Art of East Asia Postdoctoral Instructor of Art History Ellen Larson’s Fall 2023 course "Approaches to Contemporary Chinese Art," will co-curate a pop-up exhibition. The pop-up exhibition, also titled "Ephemeral Architectures: Early Performance and Video Art from China" will open on Thursday November 9, 2023, with an opening reception to take place on Saturday, November 11. The exhibition will be staged across the University of Chicago campus and include loans from UCLA’s Hammer Museum of Art and ShangART Gallery in Shanghai. Please contact Ellen Larson (email@example.com) for more information.
This program series has been made possible thanks to the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Chicago with generous support from a Title VI National Resource Center Grant from the U.S. Department of Education, and the University of Chicago’s Parrhesia Program for Public Discourse. Additional support is provided by UChicago’s College Curricular Innovation and Undergraduate Research Fund, the Department of Art History, and the Center for the Art of East Asia.
Please note that there may be photography taken during this educational event by the University of Chicago Center for East Asian Studies for archival and publicity purposes. By attending this event, participants are confirming their permission to be photographed and the University of Chicago’s right to use, distribute, copy, and edit the recordings in any form of media for non-commercial, educational purposes, and to grant rights to third parties to do any of the foregoing.