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2017.03.17 Seoul

MMCA-TATE International Symposium 〈Territories Disrupted: Asian Art after 1989〉

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Thank you for your interest in the international symposium, Territories Disrupted: Asian Art after 1989.

The application is closed early due to your enthusiastic participation. If there is a cancellation in advance,

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The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul (MMCA, Seoul) is pleased to present Territories Disrupted: Asian Art after 1989, an international symposium co-organized with the Tate Research Center: Asia. The symposium consists of lectures and discussions of professionals in the art field, placing the historical fall of the Berlin wall in a single line with the dynamic movements, exchange, and mutual organic influences appeared in the contemporary art of the Northeast and Southeast Asia.

 This event is anticipated to present interesting new perspective of the transformations in Asian art, in close contact with the social, historical incidents of each nation in the 1990’s.

 This symposium is arranged in first come, first serve advance reservation and MMCA looks forward for your active participation.

 

Outline

Title: Territories Disrupted: Asian Art after 1989

Dates: April 4 (Tue.) - 5 (Wed.), 2017 (two days)

Venue: MMCA Seoul, Multi Project Hall (B1)

Content: The symposium will last two days in order of keynote speech, lecture, and discussion

  in each sub-theme under three main themes.

 

Programs

Date

Time

Contents

Participants

4/4(Tue)

12:00-13:00

Welcome Refreshments & Registration

 

13:00-13:10

Welcome address

Bartomeu Marí (MMCA, Director)

13:10-13:15

Congratulatory address

Judith Nesbitt (TATE, Director of International and National Programmes)

13:15-13:30

Introduction

Sook-Kyung Lee

(TATE, Senior Research Curator)

13:30-14:30

Keynote 1

Lee Bul (Artist)

Q&A

Sook-Kyung Lee

(TATE, Senior Research Curator)

Panel 1: Exhibitions and Other Stories

4/4(Tue)

14:30-14:40

Break

 

14:40-14:45

Panel Introduction

Liu Jienne (MMCA, Senior Curator)

14:45-17:30

 

Asian Art Show and Fukuoka Triennale

Igarashi Rina (Curator, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum)

Magiciens de la Terre 1989

Mark Francis (Curator)

Asia Pacific Triennial 1993

Russell Storer

(Senior Curator, National Gallery Singapore)

Discussion (45 min), Q & A

Ute Meta Bauer (CCA Singapore, Director)

17:30-

Day ends

Liu Jienne (MMCA, Senior Curator)

Panel 2: The Emergence of the New Generation

4/5(Wed)

09:00-09:20

Registration

 

09:20-09:30

 

Introduction

Sook-Kyung Lee

(TATE, Senior Research Curator)

09:30-09:35

Panel Introduction

Nada Raza (TATE, Research Curator)

09:35-12:20

 

Artistic Collectives in Korea

Jung-Ah Woo (POSTECH, Professor)

Superflat and beyond in Japan

Michio Hayashi (Sophia University, Professor)

The long 1980s in India

Karin Zitzewitz

(Michigan State University, Associate Professor)

Karachi Pop

Iftikhar Dadi

(Cornell University, Associate Professor)

Discussion (45 min)

Nada Raza (TATE, Research Curator)

12:20-14:00

Lunch Break

 

Panel 3: Decolonial Conditions

4/5(Wed)

14:00-15:00

Keynote 2

Trinh T. Minh-ha (Filmmaker, Professor, UC Berkeley)

Q&A

Sook-Kyung Lee

(TATE, Senior Research Curator)

15:00-15:10

Break

 

15:10-15:15

Panel Introduction

Liu Jienne (MMCA, Senior Curator)

15:15-17:25

 

Coincidences in Place

Patrick D. Flores

(University of the Philippines, Professor)

Indonesian Contemporary Art in the 1980's

FX Harsono (Artist)

Public Notice

Jitish Kallat (Artist)

Discussion (45 min), Q & A

Whui-yeon Jin (Korea National University of Arts, Professor)

17:25-17:30

Final Greetings

Liu Jienne (MMCA, Senior Curator)

The schedule may be subject to change.

Participants (keynote speakers, lecturers, and discussants) are subject to change.

 

Advance Reservations

Participants: Adults over the age of 20 including culture and art professionals, students, and general public

Number of participants: 150 people / day

Entry fee: Free (Participants will be admitted after confirming their names on the reservation list at the 1st  

  floor lobby)

How to make reservations: Closed

    - Participants will be admitted after checking with the reservation list on the first floor lobby 1 hour before

    the event.


Notes

The admission process must be completed 10 minutes before the event begins. Your reservation will be

  automatically cancelled if you do not appear on time.

If any seats are available, you may register on-site 10 minutes before the event begins.

Applications may close earlier than scheduled.

Parking: Assistance with parking fees will not be offered.

 

Inquiries: morandi07@korea.kr (Exhibition Team II)