Alumni Events Around the World

From the Smallest Leaf: Photographs by Koichiro Kurita

April 16, 2016 - September 1, 2016

ACC Grantee Koichiro Kurita directs his photography toward meditative expressions of his connection to nature. Kurita focuses upon his impressions of the natural world, extracting poetic details from the greater landscape and conveying these impressions by way of monochromatic prints, the result of platinum palladium, albumen and salt printing processes on Japanese and other papers.

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Tadashi Kawamata. Under the water -Metz

February 11, 2016 - August 15, 2016

This installation by Tadashi Kawamata is a recollection of the catastrophes and tsunami that severely hit Japan in March 2011.

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What About the Art? Contemporary Art from China

March 14, 2016 - July 16, 2016

Internationally acclaimed New York-based Chinese artist and ACC Fellow, Cai Guo-Qiang, curated an exhibition featuring 15 contemporary Chinese artists working across disciplines and multiple media. What About the Art? presents each artist in individual galleries, a curatorial approach exemplifying each artist's unique language and methodology and highlighting the distinctive creative pursuit of each individual participant. 

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Very Addictive-Re extension of Aesthetics in Daily Life

April 10, 2016 - July 10, 2016

Animamix artworks created by artists from China Taiwan, Japan and South Korea will be displayed in the exhibition, which including comics, sculptures, installations and videos.
Hence, animamix goes beyond the limitation of races, religions, nations, gender and age, as contemporary artists starts to use cartoon figures and fictional scenes to express their feeling to the surroundings. Animation aesthetics become a bond between true life and dreamland, reality and imagination. At the same time, it also mention the aesthetics life in next century.

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Exhibition / Philippines

Badong: Salvador Bernal Designs the Stage

April 21, 2016 - July 2, 2016

Production designer and ACC Grantee Gino Gonzales co-curates “Badong: Salvador Bernal Designs the Stage” an exhibit about the life and work of his mentor, National Artist for Theater Design, Salvador Bernal.

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Grantee: Gino Gonzales

Exhibition / Hong Kong


March 19, 2016 - June 6, 2016

Afterwork is a project aimed at engaging the domestic worker community through collaboratively organized public programs and commissioned artist research. The exhibtion looks at Hong Kong's largest minority group, the migrant domestic worker community, and tells their stories of migration, labor, and displacement.

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Grantee: Sin Kwok Beatrix Pang

Exhibition / Australia

Last Society Document

March 18, 2016 - June 5, 2016

Innovative artist Yao Jui-Chung, also a curator, art critic and art historian, experiments with a broad variety of mediums, including installation, performance, photography, video and painting, creating works that are both aethetically beautiful and conceptually challenging.

Often appropriating imagery from the canon of Chinese art history, Yao's works question and contest Taiwan's complex politcal and historical past.

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Grantee: Jui-Chung Yao

Yao Jui-Chung & Lost Society Document, Beigang First Public Retail Market, Dunlin County, digital image, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and Lost Society Document, Taipei. Photograph: Yao, Jui-Chung
Exhibition / United States

Beyond the Frame: New Media Arts from Taiwan

March 11, 2016 - May 29, 2016

Beyond the Frame: New Media Arts from Taiwan is an innovative exhibition featuring new media artists who continually evolve their creative practice with rapid advances in media technology. The exhibition includes works from six Taiwanese artists, including ACC Fellows Lin Jiun-Ting and Wu Chi-Tsung. These artists navigate the line between artistic tradition and modern technology conceptually as well as in form and medium. 

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Grantees: Chi-Tsung Wu, Jiun-Ting Lin

Exhibition / China

Water Quintessence: ZHANG JIAN-JUN

March 19, 2016 - May 28, 2016

Water Quintessence, a solo exhibition by Zhang Jian-Jun, centers on the subject of water - both its physical forms and its connotations as the epitome of classical Chinese philosophy. The show features the artist's latest oil and ink painting, and it will also comprehensively showcase an array of mixed media works, sculpture pieces, and archival documentations dating from the 1980s to the present.

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Grantee: Jianjun Zhang

Zhang Jian-Jun b. 1955, Detail of First Drop of Water #35, 2016. Chinese ink, oil, acrylic, rice paper on canvas.

The Mountain, The Sea

March 29, 2016 - May 28, 2016

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Exhibition / Denmark

A New Dynasty - Created in China

November 21, 2015 - May 22, 2016

A New Dynasty – Created in China is a visual, thought-provoking, and inspiring encounter with China as a present-day superpower. The works of art will give visitors unique keys to the understanding of a world which is both familiar and strange at the same time; the complex and multi-faceted phenomenon of China.


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Grantee: Dong Song

Exhibition / Japan

Solo Exhibition “Koki Tanaka - Possibilities for being together. Their praxis.”

February 20, 2016 - May 15, 2016

This exhibition focuses on Tanaka's activity after 2010, when he started to be interested in the activities of collaboration, with his new work at the center along with his recent works.
The new work produced for this exhibition is based on the six-day lodging and a series of workshops conducted during that time, in which general participants, facilitators and camera crews stayed together under one roof.

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Grantee: Koki Tanaka

Living Together: Nurturing Nature in a Built Environment

March 21, 2016 - May 13, 2016

Living Together: Nurturing Nature in a Built Environment is an exhibition that addresses our complex, mediated, and often fraught relationship with the natural world. ACC Fellow Anne Percoco presents Next Epoch Seed Bank, a collaborative project with Ellie Irons about studying and preserving invasive plants focusing on weedy species most likely to survive and thrive in landscape dominated by genetically modified organisms.

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Exhibition / United States

Made in China: New Ceramic Works by Keiko Fukazawa

January 24, 2016 - May 8, 2016

The first solo museum exhibition for Los Angeles-based artist Keiko Fukazawa features recent work from her three residencies in Jingdezhen, China—known as the porcelain capital of the world. By merging cast ceramic forms with iconic images of Chairman Mao Zedong, luxury brand logos, and historic glazing techniques, the past and present collide in Fukazawa’s works creating ironic and playful observations on consumerism in China and worldwide.

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Exhibition / Germany

Textile Erinnerungen - Remembering Textiles

February 26, 2016 - May 8, 2016

An exhibition of textile art featuring Kaoru Hirano from Japan and Gali Cnaani from Israel. 

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Grantee: Kaoru Hirano

Exhibition / France

Bentu, Chinese Artists at a Time of Turbulence and Transformation

January 27, 2016 - May 2, 2016

The exhibition brings together twelve artists of different generations who live and work in mainland China. The artists establish links and contrasts between a wide variety of techniques and media, drawn from both local tradition and culture and cutting-edge technologies, to reveal the complexities of a society in a permanent state of change.

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Exhibition / Hong Kong

LAND VISIONS: In Search of Land Art in Hong Kong

April 15, 2016 - May 2, 2016

An exhibition of land-related art projects by five artists generated in Hong Kong over the past ten years, LAND VISIONS: In Search of Land Art in Hong Kong explores these artist's response to Hong Kong's unique development context of the 21st century.

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Grantee: Kingsley Siu King Ng

Exhibition / United States


April 9, 2016 - April 30, 2016

Afterimage brings together a diverse range of works by four artists, all bound by that which is not explicitly shown. ACC Fellow Kanako Hayahi's work explores the language of underwater choreography in order to develop the physical gestures used to create her immersive drawings. Repurposing bodily movement taken from her early years as a synchronized swimmer, Hayashi's final drawings are the static leftovers from this solitary performance. A hint to the work's creation, Hayashi includes a simple video in the installation, which shows her practicing these gestures in water, studying the range and limitations of the body's motion in this restricted environment.

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Grantee: Kanako Hayashi

Exhibition / Hong Kong

One Belongs Where One Is Content

March 12, 2016 - April 29, 2016

Curated by ACC Fellow Law Man, One Belongs Where One Is Content, explores two artists notions of contentment and belonging.

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Grantee: Man Lok Davie Law

Exhibition / Hong Kong

One Belongs Where One Is Content

March 12, 2016 - April 29, 2016

Curated by ACC Fellow Law Man, One Belongs Where One Is Content, explores two artists notions of contentment and belonging.

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Grantee: Man Lok Davie Law

Exhibition / United States


April 15, 2016 - April 24, 2016

OPEN PLAN: CECIL TAYLOR is an experimental exhibition that celebrates pianist Cecil Taylor's extraordinary life and work in a retrospective environment. The exhibition is accompanied by a series of live performances featuring Taylor's musical collaborators, including ACC Fellow Min Tanaka.

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Grantee: Min Tanaka

Performance / Philippines

The Dressing Room: That Which Flows Away Ultimately Becomes Nostalgia

April 6, 2016 - April 24, 2016

Directed by ACC Fellow Alexander Cortez, this play-within-a-play features four male actors portraying four aging actresses as they prepare for a performance backstage.

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Grantees: Alexander Cortez, Chiori Miyagawa

Special Event / China

The 9th International Ink Art Biennale of Shenzen

March 25, 2016 - April 24, 2016

Wu Chi-Tsung's new artworks of his Wrinkled Texture Series will be presented during The 9th International Ink Art Biennial of Shenzhen. 

More than 80 internationally known artists and over 300 works are on display.

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Grantee: Chi-Tsung Wu