Artists’ Forum and Symposium: Contemporary Art from Taiwan

When 6 Sep 2014
9:00AM - 5:00PM
Where Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art
Cornell University, 114 Central Ave
Itaca, NY 14853
United States
Enquiry (607) 255-6464

Cosponsored by the East Asia Program with additional support provided by the Judith Stoikov ’63 Asian Art Lecture Endowment at the Johnson Museum

In conjunction with the exhibition Jie (Boundaries), this event will bring artists from the exhibition together with an international roster of speakers to discuss Taiwan’s contemporary art in the context of local and transnational identity, popular culture, politics, the digisphere, and the environment.


9:00 a.m.
Welcome and introduction

9:30–11:45 a.m.
Artists’ Forum
Hsu Wei-hui
Huang Hsin-chien
Vincent J. F. Huang
Tu Wei-cheng
Yu Cheng-ta

Simultaneous translation will be provided.

11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m.
Lunch break

1:15–5:00 p.m.

Dangdai—Periodization and Temporality in Taiwanese Contemporary Art”
Chu-Chiun Wei
PhD Candidate, Art History Program, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York

“Of Islands and Prisons:  Not Taiwan, Not China at the 2013 Venice Biennale”
Dr. Wenny Teo
Manuela and Iwan Wirth Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Asian Art, The Courtauld Institute of Art

“The Visual Representation of Taiwan: The Imagination of Cultural Geography of Modern Taiwanese Fine Art after WWII”
Dr. Hsin-tien Liao
Dean of the College of Humanities and Professor of the Graduate School of Art Management and Culture Policy, National Taiwan University of Arts

“Globalization and questions of identity and place in contemporary art from Taiwan”
Dr. Sophie McIntyre
Research School of Humanities & the Arts, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australian National University

“From Local to Global: Changing Facets of Taiwanese Contemporary Art”
Dr. An-yi Pan, exhibition curator and Associate Professor in the Department of the History of Art and Visual Studies, Cornell University 

Registration is free but seating is limited; please contact Elizabeth Saggese at or 607 254-4642 to reserve a space by Friday, August 29.

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