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Transcultural Art Histories

Chamber of Young Snow Distinguished Visiting Scholars Programme



Fall 2022



What is Left of Technology?


Mi You

Professor of Art and Economies, University of Kassel


Date : 19 September 2022 (Monday)
Time
: 4:00 - 5:30 pm HKT
Format : Online via Zoom
Language : English


Abstract

Technological advancement has profound social implications. My talk focuses on technological imaginaries in artistic works that are both critical and propositional. I will focus on two new commissions from the 13th Shanghai Biennale (2020–2021).


This seminar is co-hosted by the Department of Visual Studies, Lingnan University and the Judith Neilson Chair in Contemporary Art, University of New South Wales as part of the UNSW Art, Design and Architecture Contemporary Asia-Pacific Visual Cultures Webinar Series.


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The Purpose of Parahistory in Late Socialist Vietnam



Pamela Nguyen Corey

Assistant Professor in Arts and Media Studies, Fulbright University Vietnam


Date : 21 April 2022 (Thursday)
Time
: 3:00 - 4:30 pm HKT
Format : Online via Zoom
Language : English


Abstract

Subsistence crises have recurred throughout Vietnamese modern history, notably in the contexts of French colonialism, Japanese occupation, and postcolonial and postwar communist economic centralization and agricultural collectivization.


This seminar is co-hosted by the Department of Visual Studies, Lingnan University and the Judith Neilson Chair in Contemporary Art, University of New South Wales as part of the UNSW Art, Design and Architecture Contemporary Asia-Pacific Visual Cultures Webinar Series.


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Fall 2021



Nam June Paik: Transforming Cultures, Connecting the World


Sook-Kyung LEE

Senior Curator of International Art (Hyundai Tate Research Centre: Transnational), Tate Modern


Date : 7 October 2021 (Thursday)
Time
: 8:30-10:00 pm HKT/ 1:30-3:00 pm BST
Venue : Webinar (Zoom)
Language : English


Abstract

Nam June Paik (1932-2006) lived and worked in several ideal arenas for creative experimentation including Seoul, Tokyo, Düsseldorf and New York. He found and developed artistic camaraderie in each of these locations.


This event is fully supported by the Chamber of Young Snow Company Limited.



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The World of Delftware / Delftware and the World


Femke DIERCKS

Head of Decorative Arts and Curator of European Ceramics, Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam


Date : 11 November 2021 (Thursday)
Time : 8:30-10:00 pm HKT/ 1:30-3:00 pm CET
Venue : Webinar (Zoom)
Language : English


Abstract

In the past few decades, the narrative around Dutch Delftware has changed from one describing merely a Dutch cultural icon to a broader story connecting to a much larger art world.


This event is fully supported by the Chamber of Young Snow Company Limited.



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Chinese Visitors to the Netherlands (1600-1705) and their Cultural Representation


Thijs WESTSTEIJN

Professor of Art History, Utrecht University


Date : 3 December 2021 (Friday)
Time
: 4:00-5:30 pm HKT/ 9:00 -10:30 am CET
Venue : Webinar (Zoom)
Language : English


Abstract

This paper discusses four of the earliest Chinese visitors to Europe and their representation in art and literature. All of them arrived via the Netherlands, traveling on the ships of the Dutch trading companies that had established the fastest and most reliable route.


This event is fully supported by the Chamber of Young Snow Company Limited.



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The Chamber of Young Snow Distinguished Scholar Programme gathers leading international experts on art history, curatorial studies, visual studies, and cultural heritage management, to share their critical views with Lingnan faculty, students and other members of the general public through distinguished lectures, professional workshops and other educational activities.

About the Transcultural Art Histories Webinar Series
In 2021 the Chamber of Young Snow Distinguished Scholars Webinar Series invites three international speakers to reflect on the theme of cross-geographic practices from the pre-modern era to today. With this theme we seek to encourage thinking about the history of migration and shifting notions of borders and diversity during a time when global connections and disconnections became more political than ever. What are the inspirations and conflicts that come with transcultural encounters in the colonial and postcolonial eras? How are those stories narrated and visualized in art history and museum practices of the 21st century? How do perspectives and historical evidences gathered from different sites help rewrite ‘global’ histories?