Refocusing on the Medium: the Rise of East Asia Video Art

  • Art
  • Art Exhibitions
1. used-Nam June Paik, TV Buddha
Photograph: courtesy Nam June Paik Art Center (TV Buddha, 1974-2002, Installation view, Art Center's current exhibition Nam June Paik TV Wave, 2020)
OCAT , Lane 9, Qufu Lu Sun 27 Dec 2020 - Sun 21 Mar 2021 (Every day except Monday)
Since 1965 when the first SONY Portapak was available in Japan, artists across the globe has been experimenting with the medium ever since. The last exhibition of OCAT Shanghai in 2020 examines the development of East Asia video art and tries to understand the contribution that East Asia video artists have made to the global history of video art. Expect to see some iconic works including Nam June Paik’s video installation TV Buddha (1974-2002) and Katsuhiro Yamaguchi’s CCTV interactive video installations Las Meninas (1974-1975) as well as some new works such as Two Square Meter Space (1995-2020) by Wang Gongxin.
Date: Sun 27 Dec 2020 - Sun 21 Mar 2021 (Every day except Monday)
Event admission: Free
Venue name: OCAT
Open: 10am-6pm (Tue-Sun)
Metro: Qufu Lu
English address: B1, Lane 9, Qufu Lu, near Zhejiang Bei Lu Jingan district
Chinese address: 曲阜路9弄下沉庭院,近浙江北路
Event telephone: 6608 5180
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