The FIELD MEETING: Participating Artists

Asian Contemporary Art Week (ACAW)
Jul 10, 2014 4:34PM

In anticipation of the FIELD MEETING planned for October 25 and 26, 2014, when some of today’s most prolific artists and art-professionals working in Asia and beyond will gather and take centre stage, the curatorial team presents a series of special feature posts on Asian Contemporary Art Week’s Artsy page to contextualize the participants’ diverse practices and propositions. The selection of excerpts of videos and texts below offers a first look into the still growing line-up of artists through their own words and works.  

1. Haig AIVAZIAN (Beirut) 

2. Burçak BINGÖL (Istanbul)

3. Patty CHANG (Boston)

Video: clip from Embankment (2007), a collaboration with David Kelley. 

4. Alexis DESTOOP (Sydney & Brussels) 

Video and Still from Kairos, 2009-12, 35'30". image source.

5. Heri DONO (Jogjakarta & Berlin)

Video: A short film documentation from the artist Heri Donos studio in Yogyakarta, Indoensia.

6. Jeanno GAUSSI​ (Berlin & Kabul)

Caption: Jeanno Gaussi, HOME SWEET HOME Jerusalem, Artist Book VIA KHAN AL ZEIT and video THREE FRAGMENTS FROM JERUSALEM, 2010. Image source.

Video: Jeanno Gaussi's video essay from 2012, Cinema Park.

7. Shilpa GUPTA​ (New Delhi) 

Video: Shadow 3, 2007, interactive video projection incorporating the viewers simulated shadow.

8. Lamia JOREIGE​ (Beirut)

Video: Lamia Joreige describes life in Beirut, Lebanon.

9. LI Shurui (Beijing)

10. LU Yang (Shanghai)

Caption: Lu Yang, UterusMan, 2013, digital print, 120 x 83 cm. Image source.

Video: a trailer of Uterus Man, 2013. 

11. Map Office (Hong Kong; Laurent Guttierez, Valerie Portefaix)

12. Jewyo RHII (Seoul & New York)

Caption: Rhii Installationsansicht1, 2013. Image source

13. Aki SASAMOTO ​(New York)

Caption: Aki Sasamoto, Centripetal Run, 2012, installation/performance. Image source

14. SUN Xun (Beijing)

Video: Sun Xun discusses his work Some Actions Which Haven't Been Defined Yet in the Revolution (2011), as part of the artist interview series conducted for the special exhibition Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China, December 11, 2013--April 6, 2014.

15. Polit-Sheer-Form Office (Beijing; Hong Hao, Xiao Yu, Song Dong, Liu Jianhua, Leng Lin)

Caption: Polit-Sheer-Form Office, Do the same good deed (still), 2014. Video. Courtesy of Polit-Sheer-Form Office. Image source.

16. Tintin WULIA (Melbourne)

Video: commission work at Sharjah Biennial 11

17. YU Cheng-Ta ​(Taipei)

Video: Fisherman's Wonderland, 2013, Single Channel Video Installation.

18. ​ZHENG Chongbin​ (San Francisco)

Video: Christie's interviews Zheng Chongbin about his practices. 

Please stay tuned for upcoming series of posts and in-depth features on individual participants of the Field Meeting. More participating artists will also be announced. 

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