No Cause for Alarm: Exhibition Preview with Curators Ying Kwok and Chen Wei-ching, Joanne

Thursday, September 15, 4pm
La MaMa Galleria
47 Great Jones St, New York, NY 10012

This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited and registration is required.
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Please join Ying Kwok, Hong Kong based independent curator and artist, and Chen Wei-ching, Joanne, independent curator and founder of inCube Arts, for a preview and walkthrough of the exhibition No Cause for Alarm at La MaMa Galleria. The exhibition brings together the work of eleven artists from Taiwan, Hong Kong and China, and includes mixed-media installations, video, and performances. Artists Tang Kwok Hin and Ocean Leung will be joining the walkthrough as well to answer questions on their work.

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Ying Kwok is an independent curator and artist who is noted for her inventive curatorial approach, which is centered on “boundaries of collaboration” between curators, artists, and the wider community. Between 2006 and 2012, she worked as curator for Chinese Arts Centre in Manchester UK with responsibility for the centre’s artistic direction, she delivered exhibitions, talks and events, and also oversaw the artist residency programme. Since 2012, Ms. Kwok became independence curator working internationally. She initiated and curated Collector Club in 2013, an exhibition that critically explored the value of art from commercial and non-­commercial perspectives, and co-­curated Harmonious Society, as part of Asia Triennial Manchester 2014. To encourage critical thinking and initiating effective discussions in Hong Kong, Ms. Kwok runs Art Appraisal Club with a group of local art professional. The group provide regular exhibition review and their articles are published in various magazine and cultural network. http://www.artappraisalclub.com

Based in New York, Chen Wei-ching, Joanne is an independent curator, widely published critic and founder of an art organization. She is the former Director of Taiwan Art Gallery Association and Art Taipei Art Fair from 2007 to 2010. Currently, she is the founder of inCube Arts, a non-profit art organization founded in 2012 in New York City with a focus on art from Asia, South Asia and a commitment to exhibition-led enquiry. She is the organizer of “inToAsia: Time-based Art Festival”, the first and most important art festival that dedicate to Asian time-based art in North America. Chen has also curated international exhibitions such as inToAsia: Time-based Art Festival 2013 – MicroCities at The Queens Museum, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, the NARS Foundation and Residency Unlimited in New York (2013), Jenny Chen: Without End at ISE Cultural Foundation, New York (2012), London Calling a touring exhibition (China/Taiwan), and more. She has written and published her articles in ARTCO, Art Investment, Art Collection+Design, ARTITUDE Magazine, Art Taipei Forum Media and The National Culture and Arts Foundation online Media.

Image caption: Musquiqui Chihying, The Jog, 2 Channels Video, each 1 minute on Loop, 2014. Courtesy of the artist.

 


This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

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ARTISTS, CRITICS, CURATORS, AND OTHER CONTRIBUTORS

Aisha Khalid, Alexandra Chang, Alexandra Munroe, Alf Chang, Amy WOOD, Annysa Ng, Anthony Yung, Arin Rungjang, Ashley Billingsley, Ashok Sukumaran, Bani Abadi, Bani Abidi, Barbara London, Bing Lee, Birgit DONKER, Boris Groys, Brinda Kumar, Cai Guoqiang, CAMP, Cao Fei, Casey Tang, Chang Chao Tang, Chen Chieh-jen, Chen Tong, Chen Wei-ching, Chen Xiaomei, Chihoi, Christoph NOE, Christopher K. Ho, Christopher Phillips, Chương-Đài Võ, Cici Wu, Cooperativa Cráter Invertido, Cosmin Costinas, David Smith, Desire Machine Collective, Dinh Q Le, Dooeun Choi, Ei Arakawa, Eleanor Heartney, Erin Gleeson, Eugene Wang, Fang Lu, Farah Wardani, Fei Dawei, FENG Yuan(馮原), Frédéric Dialynas Sanchez, fwf, Gao Shiming, Gianni Jetzer, Glenn Phillips, Go Hirasawa, Hammad Nasar, Heman Chong, Herb Tam, Hiroko Tasaka, Hitomi Iwasaki, Ho Tzu Nyen, Howie Chen, Huang Chien-Hung, Huang Hua-Chen, HUANG Xiaopeng, I-Hua Lee, Il Lee, Ingrid Chu, Jaeyong Park, Jane DeBevoise, Jean-Hubert Martin, Jennifer Davis, Jewyo Rhii, Joan Lebold Cohen, Joanne, John Pirozzi, Julian Ross, Jun Yang, June Yap, Kaho Albert Yu, Katherine Grube, Kim Yong-Ik, Kit Yi Wong, Koki Tanaka, Korakrit Arunanondchai, Laurel Ptak, Lê Thuận Uyên, Lee Kit, Lee Mingwei, Lee Weng Choy, Lesley Ma, Li Ming, Li Ran, Li Xiaofei, Liang Jianhua, Lin Yilin, LinDa Saphan, Liu Ding, Liu Shiyuan, Lynn Gumpert, Lyno Vuth, Maline Yim, Mao Chenyu, MAP Office, Margaret Lee, Margo Machida, Mariam Ghani, Marvin Taylor, Meghan Forbes, Meiya Cheng, Mel Bochner, Michelle Wong, Michelle Yun, Midori Yoshimoto, Murtaza Vali, Museum of Unknown, Nadim Abbas, Naeem Mohaiemen, Nate Hun, Nico Baumbach, Nikhil Raunak, nos:books, Ocean Leung, Onejoon Che, Pad.ma, Pak Sheung Chuen, Pan An-yi, Park Chankyong, Passenger Pigeon Press, Patty Chang, Pi Li, Polit-Sheer-Form Office, Prem Krishnamurthy, Qiu Anxiong, Qiu Deshu, Qiu Zhijie, Rabbya Naseer, Rania Ho, Raqs Media Collective, Reiko Tomii, Richard Vine, Rina Banerjee, Roslisham Ismail a.k.a. Ise, Ruijun Shen, Ryan Lee Wong, Saadia Toor, Sabih Mohd Ahmed, Samsom Young, Samson Young, Sareth Svay, Sean Anderson, Sen Uesaki, Shaina Anand, Sharmini Pereira, Shiraga Kazuo, Shuddhabrata Sengupta, Sohl Lee, Son Ni, Song Dong, Sopheap Pich, Stephanie Comilang, Su Yu-Hsien, Sung Hwan Kim, Sunghee Lee, Tabaimo, Takahiko Iimura, Takeshi Ikeda, Tammy Nguyen, Tang Kwok Hin, Teresa Kwong, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Tiffany Chung, Tobias Madison, Trần Minh Đức, Uli Sigg, Wang Jianwei, Wang Jing, Wang Wei, William LIM, Work on Work, Wu Shanzhuan, Xiaoyu Weng, Xin Wang, Xu Bing, Xu Tan, YANG Jiechang, Yin Xiuzhen, Ying Kwok, YOUNG-HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES, Yung MA, Zhang Hongtu, Zhang Peili, Zheng Shengtian, Zhou Tao, Zoe Butt