Made in China
Curated by: Jacquie Leven Mauer and Lillian Mauer
"Chinese art is much more than Ming vases and dragon sculptures..."
"Artistic freedom in China has ebbed and flowed since Tiananmen Square"
"China seems to be confidently reasserting its place in world culture, and the country’s dynamism is evident in 'Made in China'.”
Made in China events
Professional Development Workshop
Friday, Oct. 24, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A workshop to provide information, resources and inspiration to help teachers bring Chinese arts and culture into their classrooms through discussions and hands-on activities. Public also welcome. Kiersten, 253-8358
Double Feature Film Fest
Saturday, Oct. 25
3:30 p.m.: “10 Questions for the Dalai Lama.” Director Rick Ray poses fundamental questions to the Dalai Lama. Part biography, part philosophy, part adventure. Award-winning. 2007.
Intermission: dumplings and green tea
6:30 p.m., “Still Life,” by Jia Zhang-Ke. Winner of Golden Lion, Venice Film Festival, 2006. An empathetic portrait of changed lives because of construction of the Three Gorges Dam.
$12 double feature; $8 single feature.
Chinese Medicine and Its Five Colors
Saturday, Nov. 1, 6 p.m., with LiMing Tseng, diplomate of Chinese Medicine. The five colors in Chinese medicine convey balance and imbalance within each person and within the environment. The course will discuss the colors and their meanings in traditional Chinese medicine.
Art and Politics in Contemporary China
Saturday, Nov. 8, 2 to 4 p.m., with two faculty members at Concordia University: Kimberley Manning, assistant professor of political science, and Alice Ming Wai Jim, assistant professor of contemporary art.