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Picturing Global China: Contemporary Art from Shanghai and Beyond – Oct. 5th, 2013


 Picturing Global China: Contemporary Art from Shanghai and Beyond

Saturday, October 5, 2013, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

A Cross-Cultural Panel Discussion

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Lecture Hall



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Opening Remarks

-Jenny Lin, Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art with Asia Focus, University of Oregon



“Picturing Shanghai – from Republican China to Present”

-Gu Zheng, Photographer, Curator, Critic, and Professor of Art and Visual Culture at the School of Journalism of Fudan University, Shanghai



“Resistance to The Imaging World — Chinese Contemporary Art and its Connection to Chinese Art Tradition and Philosophy”

-Wang Jun, Independent Contemporary Art Curator and Cultural Writer, Shanghai



“Hollywood Goes to Shanghai: Iron Man and the Rise of Chinese Faux-Productions”

-Aynne Kokas, Fellow in Chinese Media at the Chao Center for Asian Studies and Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University



“Downstream Garage, Grass Stage — Independent Theatre and Performance in Shanghai”

-Zhuang Jiayun, Playwright and Assistant Professor of Performance Studies at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill



Discussion and Q&A



This event is presented by the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, UO Confucius Institute for Global China Studies, and the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. It is cosponsored by the Department of the History of Art and Architecture, the Oregon Humanities Center, the Department of Art, the Office of Academic Affairs, the National Resource Center for East Asian Studies, the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, and the Asian Studies Program.