Lecture: “The Beginning of Video Art in Taiwan and My Practice”
Speaker: Yuan Goang-Ming
Location: 145 Natural Sciences Building
Time: 10:20-11:40 am
As one of the earliest practitioners of video art in Taiwan, Yuan Goang-Ming has worked with moving images since the mid 1980s. In this presentation, Yuan will offer an overview of contemporary video art in Taiwan since its origins and present aspects of his own work. Yuan mobilizes technological media to explore symbolic and metaphoric concepts that underpin the human experience.
Screening: “New Media in Asia: Shorts by Yuan Goang-Ming”
Location: B117 Wells
Time: 6:30 pm
Acclaimed international video artist Yuan Goang-Ming will screen and discuss a selection of his shorts. Hosted by Tze-Lan Sang, Professor of Chinese Cultural Studies at Michigan State University.
Yuan Goang-Ming’s photographic and video work has been shown at MOMA Contemporary (Fukuoka), the Taipei Fine Arts Museum, the Hermitage Museum (St Petersburg), the Power Station of Art (Shanghai), the Venice Biennale, and the Biennale de Lyon. He is currently an associate professor of New Media at the National Taipei University of the Arts.