Apr 03 - Jun 13 2004
Contemporary Tiawanese Art in the Era of Contention

Contemporary Taiwanese Art in the Era of Contention Exhibition curated by An-Yi Pan, assistant professor of art history, Cornell University.

Exhibition examines contemporary Taiwanese visual culture through the lenses of political identity and historical memory. Symposium with leading scholars on contemporary Chinese art and post-modern cultural theories from Taiwan & U.S. explores topics integral to the exhibition. Part of the "Art & Politics/Politics & Art" themed-initiative.

Topics of Discussion:
Taiwan's Special Historical Circumstance and the Formation of Modern and Contemporary Taiwanese Art Chair: Salah Hassan, Cornell University Discussant: Jason Kuo, University of Maryland Presenters: Dean-e Mei, Chang-hua University, Taiwan: The 1950s Perspective, Postwar Modern Art in Taiwan Chun-yi Lee, Arizona State University: Reformation in the 1960s: Liu Kuo-sung and Modernity of Chinese Tradition. Fang-wei Chang, Taipei Fine Arts Museum: Contemporary Taiwanese Art of the Post-Martial Law Era Contemporary Cultural Theories and Taiwanese Visual Culture Chair: Marsha Haufler, University of Kansas Discussant: Claudia Brown, Arizona State University Presenters: Victoria Lu, Shih Chien University, Taiwan: The Feminist Art Movement in Taiwan Christopher Lupke, Washington State University: Internationalization and the Nativist Art Movement in Taiwan Rita Yuan-chien Chang, Independent Curator; Secretary General, Asian Cultural Council; and Sino-American Asian Cultural Foundation, Taipei: City: The Most Diversified Field of Contemporary Art in Taiwan Technology and Contemporary Taiwanese Visual Culture Chair: Brett de Bary, Cornell University Discussant: Maria Fernandez, Cornell University Presenters: Shu-min Lin, New York Institute of Technology: The Holographic View of Reality Chien-hui Kao, Art Critic and Independent Curator, University of Chicago: Meanings of Body in the Digital Era An-yi Pan, Cornell University: Contemporary Taiwanese Art in Response to the Techno-era and Globalization.