DEFAULT13 | Shanghai panel at K11

DEFAULT 13 | The Role of Public Art in Asia and Europe

Join us tomorrow, April 16 – 7pm at chi K11 art space [chi K11艺术空间] in Xintiandi for a public panel related to the DEFAULT 13 project [see MovingCities announcement].
This event will be first public panel of six supplementary events that will be organized between April and October 2013 in different cities across Europe and Asia. On this occasion the lecturers will address, through their different professional experiences and backgrounds, The Role of Public Art in Asia and Europe [DEFAULT 13 -公共艺术在亚洲与欧洲社会的角色].

DEFAULT 13 – The Role of Public Art In Asia and Europe

Date 时间              Apr 16 TUESDAY, 2013 19:00 – 21:00
Language 语言     English / Chinese
Lecturer 主讲人    Lewis Biggs, Bert de Muynck, Mónica Carriço Julia Mao,
Lecturer 主讲人    Paolo Mele, Davide Quadrio
Moderator 主持人 Francesca Girelli
Venue 地点           chi K11 art space chi K11艺术空间
Venue 地点           Shanghai K11 Art Mall, B3, 300 Huaihai Zhong Lu

Venue 地点          上海K11购物艺术中心 B3层 淮海中路300号


DEFAULT 13 is a collaborative project between European and Asian cultural institutions, focusing on the promotion of knowledge exchange concerning curatorial and artistic practices between the two continents.

DEFEAULT 13 will organize a ten-day Masterclass for eighteen creative practitioners and artists (9 Asian and 9 European), to be held in September 2013 in Lecce, Italy. At the core of the Masterclass topic will be the relationship between contemporary art, cities and regeneration.For ten days, participants will develop their research approach in intensive workshops and seminar sessions, they will expand their networks and exchange know-how with the support of leading curators, artists, art managers and representatives of cultural and artistic organizations from both Europe and Asia.

DEFAULT 13 is organized by RAMDOM [Lecce, Italy] in collaboration with Arthub Asia [Shanghai, China] and with the support of the Asia-Europe Foundation [ASEF], Arts Network Asia [ANA] and Trans Europe Halles [TEH] as part of the programme Creative Encounters: Cultural Partnerships between Asia and Europe.


DEFAULT 13 – The Role of Public Art In Asia and Europe | lecturers

Lewis Biggs 刘易斯·比格斯 | Freelance Curator, Writer and Cultural Consultant.
Lewis Biggs has previously worked as Director of the Liverpool Biennial, 2000-2011, and as Director of Tate Liverpool (1990-2000). He has been commissioning art for public spaces in a regeneration context since co-curating ‘Artranspennine’ with Robert Hopper in 1998.

Bert de Muynck & Mónica Carriço 伯德孟 & 莫妮卡·卡瑞苏 | Founders of MovingCities
MovingCities is a Shanghai-based think-thank investigating the role that architecture and urbanism play in shaping the contemporary city. During the past years MovingCities has conducted research, lectures, creative consultancy and workshops in China, Israel, Sweden, Netherlands, Finland and Indonesia.


Julia Mao 毛文采 | Director of Purple Roof Gallery, Shanghai 上海罗浮紫艺术典藏总监
Purple Roof Gallery is truly an art entity founded in 2007 dedicated to art and cultural development, curatorial and consultation. The entity has since invested to promote young talents in China and as well established proven record and recognition in field of public art through collaborations with Int’l art institutions and global well known artists. Purple Roof has its own atelier established in Shanghai to assist and facilitate creations of artworks by artists. Curatorial member at Jing’An International Sculpture Project.


Paolo Mele 保罗·梅莱 | Director of Ramdom and coordinator of the Default Project
Ramdom is an association working on cultural and artistic production, on international mobility and on research and development of new communication languages. Ramdom aims to promote and diffuse creative and innovative practices in the field of culture and art interacting with citizens and, private and public, national and international, organizations.


Davide Quadrio 乐大豆 | Director and Founder of Arthub Asia
After founding and managing for a decade BizArt Art Centre in Shanghai and, subsequently, Arthub Asia since 2007, Davide Quadrio organized hundreds of exhibitions, educational activities and exchanges in China and abroad, developing relationships with local and foreign institutions worldwide.


Francesca Girelli 葛拂兰| Researcher and Project Manager at Arthub Asia
Funded in 2007, Arthub Asia is a platform created to organize, curate and support artistic endeavors in Asia and worldwide. In collaboration with museums as well as with public and private institutions, Arthub initiates and delivers ambitious art projects through a sustained dialogue with visual, performance, and new media artists.


chi K11 art space

Shanghai K11 Art Mall
k11 is a project by Shanghai-based architecture office KOKAISTUDIOS. [> >]


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