One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376.
The Museum presents a symposium expanding the knowledge related to the history, culture, and peoples of New York City and Beijing to foster sensitivity, appreciation and understanding of diversity in these two cities, and provide a platform for an ongoing dialogue through the arts that promotes cultural diplomacy. Reservations are strongly suggested for this special program by calling the Museum at 203-869-0376. Members $15, non-members $25; students with valid i.d. $10.
10 am. Introductions: Susan Ball, Deputy Director, Bruce Museum
Curators, Michelle Y. Loh, Pan Qing and Sarah McNaughton, and art advisor John Rajchman
10:30 am. Lecture: Invisible Futures: Cultural Landscape in Post-Mao China
Yibing Huang, Associate Professor of Chinese at Connecticut College
Professor Huang will discuss modern and contemporary Chinese literature, cinema, and popular culture.
11:30 am. Curator's Tour of the exhibition with Michelle Y. Loh, Pan Qing, and Sarah McNaughton
12:30 pm. Lunch on your own; a list of nearby restaurants will be available.
2:00 – 4:00 pm. Panel Discussions: In Conversation with Artists
2:00 pm. Simon Lee & Chen Shaoxiong, Joan Snyder & Wei Jia, Jorge Tacla & Li Taihuan
Moderator: Christopher Phillips, curator at International Center of Photograph
Facilitator: Sarah McNaughton
3:00 pm. Alois Kronschlaeger & Lin Yan, Michelle Fornabai & Qin Feng
Moderators: Mark Wasuita, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Architecture and Director of Exhibitions Columbia University's GSAPP, and Pan Qing