Cai Guo-Qiang Gunpowder Art Symposium
By Oxford University
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Cai Guo-Qiang Gunpowder Art Symposium, 24th October 2019 at the Ashmolean Museum Celebrating the opening of the Cai Guo-Qiang Gunpowder Art exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum a symposium with experts from the Ashmolean, the University of Oxford, eminent art historians, as well as the artist himself was held on the 24th of October 2019. Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China) is, is an internationally established artist who has lived, worked and exhibited around the world. He is best known as the Director of Visual and Special Effects for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympics where he treated awestruck viewers to possibly the greatest fireworks show in history. His practice ranges over painting and drawing, video, installation and performance. Please Note: Not all talks in the conference were filmed.
|1||CleanConference Programme (Other Resource)||Conference Programme for the conference.||17 1 2020||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoArt History and Museum as Medium||Cai Guo-Qiang, Artist, gives the eighth and final presentation in the symposium.||13 1 2020||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoIn the Volcano: Cai Guo-Qiang and Pompeii||Jerome Neutres, Independent Curator, gives the seventh talk in the symposium.||13 1 2020||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoCai Guo-Qiang: In Search of El Greco||Saul Nelson, Ruskin School of Art, DPhil Candidate, gives the sixth presentation in the symposium.||13 1 2020||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoYi 羿 - Myth: Shooting the Suns||Paul Bevan, Ashmolean Museum, Christensen Fellow in Chinese Painting, gives the sixth presentation in the symposium.||13 1 2020||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||CleanVideoTwo Gunpowder Drawings and Cai Guo-Qiang in Japan||Lena Fritsch, Ashmolean Museum, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, gives the fourth presentation in the symposium.||13 1 2020||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||CleanVideoCai Guo-Qiang and the Depths of Spectacle||David Taylor, University of Oxford, Associate Professor of English, gives the third presentation in the symposium.||13 1 2020||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||CleanVideoContext and Influence in Cai Guo-Qiang's Work||David Eliott, Redtory Museum of Contemporary Art, Guangzhou, Vice Director and Senior Curator, gives the second talk for the symposium.||13 1 2020||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||CleanVideoWelcome and Introduction||Shelagh Vainker, Curator of Chinese Art and Exhibition Curator, gives the first talk in the symposium.||13 1 2020||Free||View in iTunes|