時間： 10/01(六) 7-9pm
講題：陳侗 x 周向東 – 大陸當代藝術家講座
內容簡介： 陳侗 x 周向東 ｜ 博爾赫斯書店 x 造實驗工作室
[ 2011 Art Village Project]
Time: Oct. 1 (Sat.) 7-9 pm
Title: Chen Tong and Zhou Xiangdong–Chinese Contemporary Artists Forum
Content: Chen Tong and Zhou Xiangdong: Libreria Borges and Manufactura’s Studio
Host: Manray Hsu
Chen Tong was born in Hunan Province in 1962. The founder of Libreria Borges Bookshop and Libreria Borges Institute for Contemporary Art in Guangzhou. Chen Tong is also an artist.
Chen Tong studied in the Chinese Painting department of Guangzhou Fine Arts Academy from 1979-1983, where he has continued to teach since 1986. In 1992, he launched the 「Encyclopedia of Experimental Art (EALS)」, which includes contemporary art, film, photography, theories, etc. In 1994, he established 「Libreria Borges 」, where he organised events of contemporary art and culture. In 1998, he co-established a publishing studio with Lu Yi and curated “Collection Minuit.” He translated and introduced works from a French publishing house, Les Éditions de Minuit (Midnight Press), esp. works of the nouveau roman. In 2007, he established Libreria Borges Institute for Contemporary Art. His works include: “One’s Own World: French Life and Art” (2002), “About Croquis: An Aesthetic Attitude of life” (2003), “Manet’s Railway” (2005).
Libreria Borges is an independent gallery cum bookshop. Based on its close relationship with contemporary art, it has organised a series of contemporary art activities, including exhibitions of young artists like Cao Fei, Yang Yong, Wang Ningde and others in Guangdong Province. Libreria Borges is not only a bookshop as “an institution” but “as a work of art.” Libreria Borges as an artwork participated in art exhibitions such as 「Pause」 The Fourth Gwangju Biennale in Korea in 2002 and 「The Express Train from Canton, Stop at Hong Kong」 (Hong Kong, China), “Zone of Urgency」, the 50th Venice Biennale in Italy in 2003.
周向東，造實驗工作室 Manufactura’s Studio 負責人，藝術家。
Zhou Xiangdong. The owner of Manufactura’s Studio and an artist.
It is a contemporary art center in Wuhan. Its long-term project “Wuhan Image Interchange” aims at providing a platform for the individual visual artists in Wuhan and other areas. It holds “open house” live art events from time to time and many visual artists gather there. It documents their works through the records of the events and prints the catalogues of the works step by step.
翻譯：林怡君 (Rebecca Lin)