Preconditions for Contemporary Art in China

Date: May 8, 2012
Location: Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Language: English
Exhibition: Ai Weiwei

What is unique for the Chinese contemporary art scene? What makes it different from the West? The relationship individual / collective – it is possible to “read” that in the art? The personnel resources that exist in connection with the creation of art in China – it is a strength or a weakness? Can art be free in a non-democracy?

Lars Nittve, Executive Director of M+, Hong Kong.

Jérôme Sans, international curator and Director of Creation and Chief Editor of the magazine L’Officiel Art.

Uli Sigg, significant collector of contemporary Chinese art.

Karen Smith, writer, critic and curator based in Beijing.

Moderator: David Neuman, founding director of Magasin 3, Stockholm.

Venue: Moderna Museet, The Auditorium, Skeppsholmen, 6 pm. Free entrance. No pre-registration required. In English