Zooming into Focus
Contemporary Chinese Video from the Haudenschild Collection, San Diego State University
Friday, January 30, 2004
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
January 31, 2004 - April 21, 2004
A video exhibition will be presented in the Art Gallery of San Diego State University from January 31 to April 21. The exhibition will consist of two video installations and three videotapes. The screening on January 31 (see below) will include other videotapes and films to be shown only on January 31.
Reception for the Artists
with Yang Fudong
January 30, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
San Diego State University Art Gallery
Special Events — January 31
AN INTERNATIONAL DISCOURSE ON NEW CHINESE VIDEO & PHOTOGRAPHY
Moderated by Britta Erickson, independent scholar and curator, Palo Alto
With presentations by
Betti-Sue Hertz, curator of contemporary art, San Diego Museum of Art
Barbara London, curator of video and media, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Christopher Phillips, curator, International Center of Photography, New York
Xu Bing, artist, Brooklyn
Zhang Peili, artist and director, New Media Department, Chinese Academy of Art, Hangzhou
9:30 AM to 1:00 PM, James S. Copley Auditorium, San Diego Museum of Art
Chinese Video and Film NOW!
Introduced by Christopher Phillips
Yang Fudong will be present in cooperation with The Museum of Modern Art
3:00 PM, Joan & Irwin Jacobs Theater,
Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego
Video Installation Premiere
New Work by Yang Zhenzhong
5:00 PM, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego
A catalog of the exhibition with essays by Martina Köppel-Yang and Wu Hung is available at the Gallery
San Diego State Univ. faculty members whose work is included in the exhibition: Chen Shaoxiong, Yang Fudong, Yang Zhenzhong.
About the Exhibition
Zooming into Focus Contemporary Chinese Video from the Haudenschild Collection is the second exhibition in a two-part series exploring the current art of China. The first exhibition, Contemporary Chinese Photography from the Haudenschild Collection, was presented at the San Diego State University Art Gallery from 25 October through 6 December 2003.
The exhibitions, organized and curated by Tina Yapelli, director of the San Diego State University Art Gallery, are accompanied by a series of educational programs and artists’ residencies, presented in partnership with the San Diego Museum of Art; the Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego; the Centro Cultural Tijuana, Mexico; the Shanghai Art Museum, China; the China Academy of Art, Hangzhou; El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Tijuana, Mexico; and the San Diego Chinese Historical Society and Museum. In conjunction with the exhibitions, the Haudenschild Collection commissioned new works by artists Shi Yong and Yang Zhenzhong that will premiere in San Diego.
Cost: The exhibition and the events are free and open to the public
The hours of the San Diego State University Art Gallery are noon to 4 pm, Thursday through Saturday.
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Sponsor(s): San Diego State University