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November 05, 2013

Symposium - Chinese Now: Contemporary Portraits

Start Date: November 16, 2013
Time: 1 - 5:25 pm
Location: Michigan Room, Michigan League, 911 N University Ave, Ann Arbor

The Confucius Institute and Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan present a mini-symposium in conjunction with art exhibition“Chinese Now: Contemporary Portraits” (11.15.2013 – 12.21.2013). The exhibition highlights various forms of modern day Chinese people that are depicted in the vision of 31 faculty artists from the Renmin University School of Arts in China. In this symposium, faculty from Renmin University of China and the University of Michigan will discuss various topics of contemporary art in China.

PROGRAM:
1 pm: Opening Remarks
Dean Guna Nadarajan, Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, U-M
Vice Dean WANG Yingjian, School of Arts, Renmin University of China
Director Joseph Lam, Confucius Institute, U-M

1:30 pm: Lecture
" Painting in Contemporary China"
Presenter: DING Fang, Professor of School of Arts, Renmin University of China

2:45 pm: Break (15 min)
Refreshments and beverages will be served.

3 pm: Lecture
"Video Art in China (1988-2010)"
Presenter: LI Xiaonan, Professor of School of Arts, Renmin University of China

4:15-4:25 pm: Break (10 min)

4:25 pm: Round Table Discussion
“Contemporary Art in China”
Discussants:
DING Fang, Professor of School of Arts, Renmin University of China
Guna Nadarajan, Dean of Stamps School of Art & Design, U-M
Markus Nornes, Professor and Chair of Screen Arts and Cultures, U-M
LI Xiaonan, Professor of School of Arts, Renmin University of China
Moderator: Joseph Lam, Director of the Confucius Institute, U-M

Posted by zzhu at November 5, 2013 11:02 PM