In connection with ACAW 2015’s signature exhibition Sonic Blossom by Lee Mingwei, co-presented at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, FIELD MEETING Take 3: Thinking Performance will stage performances, talks and discussions with over 30 keynote figures to foreground the multiplicity and critical role of performance work coming out of the context of Asia.  Read More

China Institute’s moved to LES

China Institute’s moved to LES

Asia Contemporary Art Consortium Member China Institute, the nation’s oldest educational institution devoted solely to Chinese culture, has moved to Lower Manhattan from the Upper East Side! Its new location at 100 Washington Street is approximately 50,000 square feet — five times its current size – and will include a 3,000-square-foot gallery, library, classrooms and... Read More

New Curators AT Guggenheim

New Curators AT Guggenheim

Left: Hanru Hou. Right: Xiaoyu Weng ACAW Consortium Member Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has appointed two new curators to focus on exhibitions that will feature the work of artists born in mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau: Xiaoyu Weng, founding director of the Kadist Art Foundation’s Asia programs and Program Director of the Asian Contemporary Arts Consortium in... Read More

PRESS FOR THINKING CURRENTS

PRESS FOR THINKING CURRENTS

“Thinking Currents was the most artistically significant thing that happened at Seattle Art Fair, and it was crowded all weekend.”  Read More

THINKING CURRENTS A signature exhibition of video, film, & sound by artists based in The Pacific Rim and beyond! Curated by Leeza Ahmady As part of Asia Contemporary Art Week (ACAW), Curatorial and Educational Platform July 30 – August 2, 2015 At the Inaugural Seattle Art Fair Jawshing Arthur LIOU (Taipei & Indiana). Crossing, 2009, single-channel video, color, sound,... Read More

Asia Contemporary Art Week’s FIELD MEETING in Venice – an energizing & intimate afternoon held in the cozy Arsennale Navy Officer’s Club on May 8th, 2015, with performances, talks, and discussions by a roster of renowned artists, curators, and art professionals and an equally inspiring and captivated audience. FIELD MEETING Take 2: An Afterthought was sparked... Read More

ACAW 2014 (Oct 22-Nov 3)

ACAW 2014 (Oct 22-Nov 3)

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FIELD MEETING October 26-27

FIELD MEETING October 26-27

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Urgency and Relevance: A Curatorial Perspective Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum A Prelude to Asian Contemporary Art Week (ACAW) 2014, Oct 22 – 31! Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 6:30 pm Presented as part of Asian Contemporary Art Week’s critical “Dialogues in Contemporary Art” series, select curators give voice to diverse identities within a landscape of new... Read More

ACAW, San Francisco 2014

ACAW, San Francisco 2014

ACAW, San Francisco 2014 September 20 – 28, 2014 Asian Contemporary Art Week 2014 (ACAW 2014) San Francisco is a weeklong series of events that aims to celebrate, promote and sustain interest in Asian contemporary arts and design in the San Francisco Bay Area. ACAW 2014 features programs from 30 local institutions, ranging from exhibitions, screenings, to conferences, talks,... Read More