20.11.2014 – 28.2.2015
Osage Shanghai, Shanghai
Exhibitions Curated by Biljana Ciric
PRESS PREVIEW: Wednesday, 19 November, 2014, 3.30pm to 4pm
OPENING RECEPTION: Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 6pm to 7.30pm
VENUE: Osage Shanghai
The exhibition takes as its point of departure artist-organized exhibitions between 1979 and 2006 in Shanghai. By inviting local and international artists to re-examine and respond to an archive of materials relating to these exhibitions, Just as money is the paper, the gallery is the roomattempts to reactivate the knowledge of artist-led exhibition making; the exhibition will explore exhibitions as an epistemological engine rather than strategized showcase events, and re-think the rituals within the art system.
DIALOGUE: Untitled Files –With Hu Yun (Shanghai) and Luke Willis Thompson (Auckland/Frankfurt)
Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 4pm to 7.30pm
DIALOGUE: Bella Ciao! – The Institutionalisation of Friendship
With IRWIN member Miran Mohar (Ljubljana), Huang Xiaopeng (Guangzhou) and Sang Tian (Beijing)
Friday, 28 November 2014, 7pm to 9pm
TALK: The Art Practice by IRWIN and NSK State in Time
by IRWIN member Miran Mohar (Ljubljana) with Zhang Peili (Hangzhou) as respondent
Friday, 21 November, 2014, 4pm to 5.30pm
(Dialogues & talk conducted in Putonghua and English with simultaneous interpretation provided)
TALK: TALK and BOOK LAUNCH: Re-print: The First Internatioanl Fax Art Exhibition in 1996
Saturday, 7 Februrary 2015, 3:30pm to 5:30pm
VENUE: Osage Shanghai
Speakers: Fayen d’Evie, Nicholas Tammens (3-ply members) and Shi Yong, with the special appearance of Hank Bull
Fayen d’Evie and Nicholas Tammens from 3-ply, together with Shi Yong, will be invited to contribute a dialogue covering aspects of the exhibition Lets Talk About Money: Shanghai First International Fax Art Exhibition held 19 years ago, including the social and political environment at the time. 3-ply members and Shi Yong will also address the Re-print project and the concepts of ‘fax’ and ‘copy’ in the context of their respective practices. The book launch of Re-print #2: Shanghai Fax (1996); Lets Talk About the Money will be held during the event and the book will be available for purchase after the talk.
All public programmes are free of charge. Interested parties please RSVP to email@example.com.
The exhibition is supported by Asia New Zealand Foundation, Institutul Cultural Român and National Commission for Culture and the Arts. All public programmes are supported by Ray Art Center.