“On the Museum’s Ruins” An introduction to Douglas Crimp (1944 – 2019)

2020-11-12T02:54:44+00:00November 25, 2020|Categories: , |Tags: |

On the occasion of this year’s translation to Chinese of Douglas Crimp’s seminal book On The Museum’s Ruins (1993), the Department of Art History offers an introductory course the discursive field of Douglas Crimp (1944-2019), the art historian, critic, curator and AIDS activist, who generated some of the most enduring, foundational texts on postmodern art, queer theory, and institutional critique.

Launching of the FAULTLINES Afterwords website

2020-07-01T02:52:14+00:00March 15, 2019|Categories: News Archive 2018-19|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Afterwords is a website developed for the 2018 Gwangju Biennale  “Faultlines” exhibition curated by Dr. Yeewan Koon. It documented a series of interviews with the participating artists held during [...]

Dr. Yeewan Koon and the 2018 Gwangju Biennale

2020-07-01T02:07:24+00:00August 28, 2018|Categories: News Archive 2017-18|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The 2018 Gwangju Biennale will soon start and Dr. Yeewan Koon as one of the 11 curators is currently busy working with the artists at the exhibition venue. Their [...]

Gwangju Biennale Panel Discussion

2020-07-01T02:41:39+00:00April 19, 2016|Categories: News Archive 2015-16|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A full range of contemporary art events took place in Hong Kong towards the end of March. On 23 March, we were delighted to have invited the curatorial team of Gwangju [...]

“What does art do?” Mediating Gwangju Biennale 2016

2020-06-23T04:38:34+00:00March 23, 2016|Categories: |Tags: , , , , , |

“What does art do?” Mediating Gwangju Biennale 2016 Date: 23 March 2016 (Wednesday) Time: 2:30-4:00pm Venue: Room 4.34, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus A panel discussion titled 'What does [...]

M+ Sigg Collection: Four Decades of Chinese Contemporary Art

2020-06-23T04:38:54+00:00March 16, 2016|Categories: |Tags: , , , |

M+ Sigg Collection: Four Decades of Chinese Contemporary Art Date: 16 March 2016 (Wednesday) Time: 2:00pm Venue: ArtisTree The Department has scheduled a curator-led tour on M+ Sigg Collection: Four Decades of [...]

Mobile M+ Moving Images: Workshop Discussion with Curator Yung Ma

2020-06-23T04:39:44+00:00April 1, 2015|Categories: |Tags: , , |

Mobile M+ Moving Images: Workshop Discussion with Curator Yung Ma Date: 1 April 2015 (Wednesday) Time: 2:00pm Venue: Room 4.34 Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus In this discussion, Yung [...]

Student KE Project: Transformations

2020-07-01T01:57:22+00:00October 3, 2014|Categories: News Archive 2014-15|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Transformations: Art Workshop and Art Practices Last summer, with the support of HKU Knowledge Exchange Grant and the Faculty of Arts, a group of Fine Arts undergraduates, including Miles Dugan, Erin [...]

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