Events Around the World
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.
Grantee: Jean Shin
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.
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.
Grantee: Jean Shin
This exhibition will present works that prompt parents and children to think about the problems confronting the society in which we live.
"MAM Research 002: Who Was Roberto Chabet? - Along with the Development of Contemporary Art in the Philippines"
This exhibition highlights the entirety of Chabet' s art practice, approaching it not only from the perspective of his artworks but from various angles.
Grantee: Roberto R. Chabet
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.
Grantee: Murakami Takashi
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.
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.
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.
Grantee: Tang Zehui
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.
Grantee: Liu Wei
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.
Grantee: Hadrian Mendoza
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.
Grantee: Myat Htay Aung
Performance and video work that absurdly amplifies minor incidents into major social signifiers.
Grantee: Hu Xiangqian
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.
Grantee: Okumura Yuki
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.
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.
Grantee: Ozawa Tsuyoshi
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.
Grantee: Wang Chong