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, Wen Hui, Patrick Duarte Flores, Restu Imansari Kusumaningrum, Wu Wenguang, Lu Yang

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

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: Okada Hiroko, Okazaki Kenjiro

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: Roberto R. Chabet

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: Murakami Takashi

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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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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Exhibition / Germany


August 14, 2015 - August 30, 2015

Artist Lian Tianmiao has stated, “I’m an artist, I’m a woman, I’m Chinese.” The Helsinki Festival presents a collective video exhibition by Chinese female artists. ACC grantees Chen Quilin and Danwen Xing are participants in this group exhibition.

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Grantees: Xing Danwen, Chen Qiulin

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: Tang Zehui

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: Xing Danwen

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: Liu Wei

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: Hu Xiangqian

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: Okumura Yuki

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: Song Dong

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: Ozawa Tsuyoshi

Special Event / United States

World Premier - "The Double Life of Li XiangLan"

August 1, 2015

Well-known Taiwanese film director Mei-Juin Chen will screen her film about the life and times of Li XiangLan, who in her lifetime was known by many different names, among them Shirley or Yoshiko Yamaguchi.

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Grantee: Chen Mei-Jun

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: Wang Chong

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