Two studies in rare earth: a neodymium glass sculpture by Miloslav Janku in the shape of a fish, overlaid with Wu Bin's 'Ten Views of a Lingbi Stone’, Ming Dynasty, 1610."
This collaborative research project of visual artist Alice dos Reis, and author Emile Frankel sees the duo comparing oral and written stories of stone in China, to new myths of the rare earth, tales murmured within contemporary technology and our intelligent devices.
"Grenfell Lobby" 2017, Georgina Tsang. Part of the 'Ghosts' Exhibition at the John Lennon Art and Design Academy, Liverpool, UK
Georgina Tsang is a video and installation artist who works with notions of belonging, meaning and beauty. Her current research focuses on the implications of mixed-race (particularly Chinese) heritage on such artist's practice.
Built to Last: Relics of Communist-Era Architecture in Eastern Europe - to be continued in Beijing
Haruna Honcoop is a Czech-Japanese audiovisual artist/filmmaker interested in architecture and urbanism, working on a new documentary project about Beijing urbanism in the relation to the Olympic Games and continuing her previous ongoing project documenting the communist-era architecture.
Urban spaces in motion: creative professionals in search for new commons Credits: Justyna Jaguscik & SJT Guangzhou
"As an academic I am interested in confronting challenging cross-disciplinary situations and productive encounters. I believe in socially engaged academic and artistic practice and plan to explore the connections between them in my research project." - Justyna Jaguscik
"HOW TO HAVE AN AMERICAN BABY is a kaleidoscopic voyage, told through multiple perspectives, into the booming shadow economy catering to Chinese birth tourists who travel to the U.S. on “birthing vacations” in order to obtain U.S. citizenship for their babies." Documentary film directed by Leslie Tai
Amy Whitaker, "Blockchain Is the Future of Creative Labor," TEDx FoggyBottom, George Washington University, 2018
Amy Whitaker is an assistant professor Visual Arts Administration who will be researching global case studies for the forthcoming ECONOMICS OF VISUAL ART (Cambridge University Press). She is a researcher on blockchain and creative labor, and author of ART THINKING (published by Harper Business in English and Beijing Mediatime in Mandarin.)