Where Does the Dust Itself Collect?: Artist Talk with Xu Bing | 「尘埃」徐冰访谈

Tue, Sep 13, 2011 @ 6:30pm - 4:00pm

星期二9月13日晚间六点半

 

Join MOCA and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) for a conversation with renowned artist, Xu Bing on the artistic and spiritual implications of his first American installation of Where Does the Dust Itself Collect? 

 

Originally created in 2004 in Cardiff, Wales, this project utilizes the dust that the artist collected from the streets of Lower Manhattan in the aftermath of 9/11. Recreating a field of dust across a floor surface, punctuated by the outline of a Zen Buddhist poem, the work explores the relationship between the material and the spiritual world, and the complicated circumstances created by different world perspectives.

 

Xu Bing (1955- ) was born in Chongqing, China but grew up in Beijing. He was sent to the countryside to perform farm labor as an “educated youth” during the final years of the Cultural Revolution and then entered The Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in 1977, where he studied and taught in the printmaking department, receiving both his bachelor's and master's degrees there. In 1990 Xu moved to the United States, eventually relocating to New York in 1992. His work has been the subject of numerous solo and group exhibitions at museums spanning the globe and he has been the recipient of awards and honors including a 1999 MacArthur Fellowship and an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Columbia University in 2010. He currently works out of his studios in Beijing and Brooklyn, and since January 2008 has served as vice president of CAFA, his alma mater.

 

Also participating in the discussion is Lydia Liu, Wu Tsun Tam Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Chinese and Comparative Literature, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University 

 

This program is free and open to the public, courtesy of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Please RSVP to programs@mocanyc.org

 

欢迎参加美国华人博物馆(MOCA)和曼哈顿下城文化协会(LMCC)共同主办的著名艺术家徐冰的访谈节目,该访谈将探讨徐冰首次在美过展出的何处惹尘埃?的艺术和精神寓意。

参加讨论的还有刘禾教授,刘禾是哥伦比亚大学东亚语言与文化系W. T. Tam人文讲席教授及中文与比较文学教授。
 
著名中国艺术家徐冰的尘埃首次在美国展出。该展览最初于2004年在威尔士卡迪夫展出,它利用艺术家徐冰在911浩劫之后在曼哈顿下城世贸中心废墟附近街道上收集的双子星倒塌后的尘土,重新铺洒在卡迪夫国家博物馆的展馆地板上,以一首佛教禅宗的韵文为主线,勾划出物质和精神世界的关系,以及由不同世界所产生的复杂意境。
徐冰(1955-)生于重庆,长在北京。在文化大革命末期参加了知识青年上山下乡,然后于1977年考入中央美术学院,在版画系学习并留校任教,在那里获得学士和硕士学位。徐冰于1990年移居美国,并于1992年定居于纽约。他的作品在全球的博物馆举办多次个展和联展,并多次获奖,包括1999年的麦克·阿瑟奖及2010年被美国哥伦比亚大学授予人文学荣誉博士学位。自2008年1月在其母校中央美术学院担任副院长以来,徐冰目前在北京和布鲁克林两地工作。

 

入场费:该节目免费向社会公众开放,由曼哈顿下城文化协会(LMCC)协办。预约至电子邮件programs@mocanyc.org
 

  

Where Does the Dust Itself Collect?

On view September 8 – October 9
12pm – 6pm, Tuesday – Sunday
Exhibition Location: Spinning Wheel Bldg,
5 W. 22nd Street, New York (btw. 5th & 6th Aves.)

 

Co-presented by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC).

Click here for more information.

 

曼哈顿下城文化协会(LMCC)协瓣

「尘埃」 徐冰展览
 

9月8日至10月9日
星期二-星期日, 下午12时至6时
展览场地:Spinning Wheel Building, 5 W. 22nd Street,NYC

著名中国艺术家徐冰的「尘埃」首次在美国展出。该展览最初于2004年在威尔士卡迪夫展出,它利用艺术家徐冰在911浩劫之后在曼哈顿下城世贸中心废墟附近街道上收集的双子星倒塌后的尘土,重新铺洒在卡迪夫国家博物馆的展馆地板上,以一首佛教禅宗的韵文为主线,勾划出物质和精神世界的关系,以及由不同世界所产生的复杂意境。

该展是曼哈顿下城文化协会的Insite 艺术暨纪念活动之一。 

 

该展览由福特基金会赞助。

展览地点The Spinning Wheel Building由Greystone Management Corporation 提供。

 

Photo courtesy of Xu Bing.