Alumni Events Around the World

Exhibition / United States

Jean Shin, Celadon Landscape

May 16, 2015 - December 31, 2015

As an immigrant from Seoul who was raised in America, Shin views the celadon fragments as a metaphor of the Korean diaspora, vibrant artifacts of the Korean people, their history and culture that are scattered all over the world to form new identities elsewhere.

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Grantee: Jean Shin

Exhibition / Italy

56th International Art Exhibitions of La Biennale di Venezia

May 9, 2015 - November 22, 2015

The Biennale is now 120 years old, and year after year it moves forward and builds on its own history, everything here is exhibited against the backdrop of the Biennale’s 120-year history. Fragments of the past of various kinds may be found in every corner, given also the fact that the Biennale is active in Art, Architecture, Dance, Theatre, Music, and Cinema.

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Grantees: Asmudjo Jono Irianto, Hui Wen, Patrick Duarte Flores, Restu Imansari Kusumaningrum, Wenguang Wu, Yang Lu

Exhibition / China

Soft Power 2015

July 26, 2015 - October 24, 2015

Sutthirat Supaparinya is participating in a female artists group exhibition with 2 video installation, When Need Move the earth and Dotscape.

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Grantee: Sutthirat Supaparinya

Exhibition / United States

Jean Shin: Inclusions

May 16, 2015 - October 18, 2015

Jean Shin: Inclusions presents a selection of Shin’s work in video, installation, photography, and mixed media.  The title of the exhibition draws attention to the inclusive nature of her artistic practice, which relies heavily on accumulating large quantities of material or objects that would otherwise be considered humble remnants, useless cast-offs, or unnoticed entirely.

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Grantee: Jean Shin

Exhibition / Japan

"MAM Research 002: Who Was Roberto Chabet? - Along with the Development of Contemporary Art in the Philippines"

July 25, 2015 - October 12, 2015

This exhibition highlights the entirety of Chabet' s art practice, approaching it not only from the perspective of his artworks but from various angles.

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Grantee: Robert R. Chabet

Exhibition / Japan

An Art Exhibition for Children - Whose place is this?

July 18, 2015 - October 12, 2015

This exhibition will present works that prompt parents and children to think about the problems confronting the society in which we live.

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Grantees: Hiroko Okada, Kenjiro Okazaki

Exhibition / Spain

Takashi Murakami

June 24, 2015 - September 26, 2015

Art Projects Ibiza in partnership with Blum & Poe presents a remarkable display of Takashi Murakami’s recent works for its inaugural exhibition. The 3,000-square-foot exhibition space will include abstract Kōrin paintings, flower ball paintings, and sculpture.

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Grantee: Takashi Murakami

Exhibition / Japan

Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2015

July 26, 2015 - September 13, 2015

The 6th Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale highlights artworks representing creative approaches and techniques as well as devices to appreciate those that have been cultivated by people over generations. This constitutes an alternative “art” for the 21th century, going beyond existing definitions of art.

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Grantees: Guo-Qiang Cai, Hirokazu Hiraishi, Keiko Tsuneda, Mikuni Yanaihara, Navin Rawanchaikul, Shirotama Hitsujiya, Tadashi Kawamata, Yoshiaki Kaihatsu

Exhibition / Japan

Art Island

July 28, 2015 - September 6, 2015

Art Island, an online art and educational game platform is what Cai has initiated with the long-term goal of fostering creativity, mutual understanding and peace in the East Asian region.

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Grantee: Guo-Qiang Cai

Exhibition / China

Reverse the Perspective: An Exhibition of Foreign Artists in China

June 27, 2015 - August 27, 2015

Mebospace will be presenting Reverse the Perspective: An Exhibition of Foreign Artists in China, featuring eight international artists and artist collectives working and living in China.

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Grantee: Zehui Tang

Exhibition / Poland

Lest The Two Seas Meet

February 12, 2015 - August 23, 2015

The exhibition is set against the background of hopes inspired by the interrupted Arab Spring, the significance of which has yet to be fully described and the profound consequences of which remain ambiguous.

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Grantee: Danwen Xing

Exhibition / United States


April 27, 2015 - August 22, 2015

With the support of Ambassador to the Philippines Mr. Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. and his wife, Mrs. Jose L. Cuisia, Jr., Zenith Gallery proudly presents a collection of jars, wall sculptures, vases, sculpture in the round, musical instruments and other ceramic works by Hadrian Mendoza.

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Grantee: Hadrian Mendoza

Special Event / Hong Kong

Nocturnal Friendships

July 9, 2015 - August 22, 2015

Nocturnal Friendships is an exhibition that examines various forms of friendship and considers the idea of friendship in relation to desire, the erotic, and death. Curated by acclaimed artist and ACC Fellow Liu Wei and Bowen Li, the exhibition features the work of Chinese artists ACC Fellow Hu Xiangqian, Peng Jian, Tang Yongxiang, Tant Zhong, Yu Ji, Zhang Ruyi, and Zhu Tian.

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Grantee: Wei Liu

Exhibition / Hong Kong


July 8, 2015 - August 15, 2015

Aung Myint one of the founding father's of Myanmar's contemporary art movement is recognised for his cubist style paintings particularly around the "Mother & Child" theme. This collection of his paintings is a departure from this theme and includes stylized portraits as well as purely abstract works in his signature palette of black, white and red.

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Grantee: Myat Htay Aung

Performance / China

Hu Xiangqian: A Performance A Day Keeps the Doctor Away

June 6, 2015 - August 9, 2015

Performance and video work that absurdly amplifies minor incidents into major social signifiers.

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Grantee: Xiangqian Hu

Exhibition / Belgium


May 30, 2015 - August 9, 2015

Un-Scene III is a group exhibition of 13 emerging artists in or from Belgium. It presents a slice of a scene at a particular moment, and reveals the position of WIELS as an international institution firmly rooted in the Belgian landscape. The works presented include new and existing pieces, and range across all media.

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Grantee: Yuki Okumura

Exhibition / Taiwan

Individualized Together, Polit-Sheer-Form

June 9, 2015 - August 2, 2015

These artists, who formed Polit-Sheer-Form on the basis of their similar backgrounds as well as their reflections on the disappearance of China's cultural character as a result of development, have raised a wave after wave of shared creativity and touring exhibitions.

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Grantee: Dong Song

Exhibition / Korea

World of Xijing

May 27, 2015 - August 2, 2015

The three artists, Gimhongsok, Chen Shaoxiong, and Tsuyoshi Ozawa, who have all pondered ways to address the contradictions they have faced between life and institutional systems, agreed to create a fictitious city, Xijing, and call themselves Xijing Men. As a group, they make critical yet comic plays about the falsity of contemporary life.

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Grantee: Tsuyoshi Ozawa

Special Event / Denmark


July 30, 2015 - August 1, 2015

It is a parat of street theater festival in Helsingør and Helsingborg, directed by Wang Chong. Five stories from China are staged in five different locations in Elsinore. The stories have been collected and written by Liao Yiwu, who was sentenced to four years in prison for his writings. 

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Grantee: Chong Wang

Exhibition / United States

Summer Show 2015

June 25, 2015 - August 1, 2015

It is a group exhibition held at SKOTO GALLERY showing variety of works. 

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Grantee: Firoz Mahmud

Special Event / Hong Kong

Venice Biennale Talk Series| Language and Art

July 27, 2015

In this talk, Professor Jaworski will trace some developments of language use in Dada, Surrealism, Pop Art, Conceptualism, Performance Art and other text-based artists including Tsang Kin-Wah, in order to examine the meaning potential of language in art through the affordances of its design, scale, materiality, emplacement, animation and other formal features.

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Grantee: Tina Yee Wan Pang

Exhibition / Philippines


July 11, 2015 - July 26, 2015

Markets of Resistance is the inaugural, trans-disciplinary project for the Institute for Heritage, Culture and the Arts at Philippine Women’s University (PWU) in collaboration with Ax(iS) Art, a Baguio based collective of indigenous and non-indigenous traditional and contemporary artists.

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Grantee: Angel Velasco Shaw

Exhibition / Germany

logical emotion - zeitgenössische kunst aus japan

May 23, 2015 - July 26, 2015

The Moritzburg Kunstmuseum shows a group show of contemporary art movement in Japan in cooperation with the National Museum of modern art Tokyo.

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Grantees: Tatsuo Miyajima, Yayoi Kusama

Exhibition / Singapore


June 12, 2015 - July 26, 2015

This exhibition showcases several selected young artists from Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines, and Singapore. Each artist represents different techniques and characteristics in their artistic practice.

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Grantee: Julius Anton del Castillo

Exhibition / Japan

"Setsu Asakura, the 1950s"

July 8, 2015 - July 25, 2015

This exhibition show drawing of a Japanese painting in the 1940s before Setsu Asakura turned to stage art and during WWII, 70 points include unpublished works, such as works of the 1950s social display.

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Grantee: Setsu Asakura

Exhibition / United States

DE/CONSTRUCTING CHINA: Selections from the Asia Society Museum Collection

June 9, 2015 - July 19, 2015

The selection of video and photography works by the eight artists included in this exhibition illuminate the great changes that have occurred as a result of China’s race to establish itself on the world stage, and the increasingly stark contrast between the development in urban centers and the stagnation of the rural countryside.

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Grantees: Dong Song, Qingsong Wang

Mabining Mandirigma

July 17, 2015 - July 19, 2015

It is a steampunk musical foregrounding the intellectual heroism of Apolinario Mabini, who in the second phase of Philippine revolution, displayed an uncommon vision, a warrior’s spirit, and a principled character, as he struggled against all odds to enjoin his countrymen to go beyond considerations of class, clan, economic gain and personal ambition, so they could think and act as citizens of one nation.

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Exhibition / United States


June 13, 2015 - July 18, 2015

The exhibition, curated by LA based artist Kio Griffith, includes the work of more than 30 artists and mirrors Griffith’s success in taking an exhibition of Los Angeles artists to the 2014 Yokohama Triennale for its satellite programming.

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Grantees: Kyoco Taniyama, Mio Shirai

Special Event / United States

Movie Night with Murakami: THIEF -- Tue Jul 14 at 7:00, Opening night of JELLYFISH EYES -- Wed Jul 15 at 7:00

July 14, 2015 - July 15, 2015

In the ongoing “Movie Night” program, IFC Center invites special guests to present a screening and acknowledge the brilliance of a timeless classic, spotlight an unsung gem, or defend a guilty pleasure.

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Grantee: Takashi Murakami