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Activating Space in Contemporary China

  • SinArts Gallery Korte Vijverberg 2 Den Haag, ZH Netherlands (map)

On the occasion of the exhibition of Zhang Dali, Body and Soul at Museum Beelden aan Zee [1.7-8.10.2017] and the heightened interest in experimental art and the role of activism in China after the Yellow Umbrella revolution in Hong Kong. SinArts Gallery and Museum Beelden aan Zee have taken this opportunity to bring together three critical minds in the field of Chinese art to discuss their views and ideas on activating space in contemporary China.

Zhang Dali, Demolition -Forbidden Palace, C-print, 2007

Rachel Marsden [Chinese artists as Activists - From Museums to Occupy Movements] and Zoénie Liwen Deng [Exercising Right to the City – Urban Artivism in China] will each present on the current situations of art and activism in and about the city in China. As a researcher on performance art and art and activism in China and Indonesia Thomas Berghuis will act as a respondent, followed by a moderated discussion and a Q&A led by Dick van Broekhuizen [curator contemporary sculpture Museum Beelden aan Zee]

Drinks will be served after the presentations.

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Earlier Event: June 24
Opening: Summer Exhibition
Later Event: September 2
Opening: Shen Wei Solo Exhibition