Temporal Shifts: Time Across Contemporary Chinese and Taiwanese Art Practices

When 1 Feb 2013
Where The Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley
201 Dwinelle Annex, MC 1054
Berkeley, CA 94720-1054
United States
Enquiry 5106427784

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February 1, 2013

Press Release:


Temporal Shifts is being organized in conjunction with a residency at the Arts Research Center by renowned Taiwanese playwright/director/filmmaker Stan Lai (Lai Sheng-Chuan), who is on campus for two weeks as an Avenali Resident Fellow. This daylong symposium brings together scholars, artists, and curators to discuss questions of temporality as they are articulated in time-based art forms such as cinema, sound, dance, and performance across China and Taiwan.

Friday, February 1 2013, 9:30pm – 4:45pm

Museum Theater, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (2621 Durant Avenue)

Pre-Symposium Events

Theatrical Engagement: Stan Lai in conversation with Wen-Hsin Yeh

Presented by the Institute of East Asian Studies

Tuesday, January 29, 5pm

Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton Street, 6th floor)

Free and open to the public

Observations on Chinese Contemporary Art: Thinking and Practice

A talk by painter Xu Weixin, Dean of the Department of Art at Renmin University of China

Presented by the Center for Chinese Studies

Wednesday, January 30, 4-5:30pm

Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton Street, 6th floor)

Free and open to the public

Choreography Showcase: nunu kong and Dai Jain

Presented by the Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Thursday, January 31, 4-6pm

Bancroft Dance Studio (on Bancroft above Dana)

Free and open to the public

Peach Blossom Land Screening with Stan Lai in person

Presented by the Pacific Film Archive

Thursday, January 31, 7pm

Pacific Film Archive, 2575 Bancroft Way

$5.50-$9.50 per person, advance tickets available

For more information please click here.