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Sidelines, Sun Yi exhibition at Candid Arts Trust, Islington

Sidelines, Sun Yi exhibition at Candid Arts Trust, Islington

Sidelines – Solo Show By Sun Yi at Candid Arts Galleries. Dates:  14 September 2015 to 20 September 2015 Candid Arts Trust Address: 3 Torrens Street St Luke’s London EC1V 1NQ The exhibition comprises 40 works across a broad spectrum of drawing, sculpture, installation and performance – bound conceptually in their origins in the everyday. The exhibition [...]

Sun Yi, Untitled, 2015

Yingmei Duan & Cai Yuan: Artist Talk at the Ruskin School of Art

On Tuesday, February 25th from 4.30 – 6pm, the Ruskin School of Art and the Office of Contemporary Chinese Art (OCCA) are hosting a talk with the artists Yingmei Duan and Cai Yuan. The month-long live drawing performance OPTIMISM at the OCCA space in Oxford marks their first collaboration. Yingmei and Cai will give a talk [...]

Artist Talk at Ruskin

OPTIMISM – Live performance-drawing with Yingmei Duan & Cai Yuan from January 31st – February 28th

OCCA  is pleased to announce a month-long collaborative project with artists Yingmei Duan and Cai Yuan, supported by Arts Council England. OPTIMISM is an interdisciplinary exhibition project by two established artists each of whom has developed a distinctive practice over a number of years working with a variety of media. The project combines drawing, writing and [...]

OPTIMISM Performance

Talk ICA, London October 17th 6.30 pm Zhang Enli Space Painting

Touring Talks: Zhang Enli 17 October 2013 – 5 December 2013 Free, booking required Join curators, artists and other cultural practioners on Thursday tours through the exhibitions, including programmed touring talks in foreign languages.   Katie Hill Thursday 17 October, 6.30pm Join us for a tour of Zhang Enli: Space Painting with Katie Hill. Hill is a consultant lecturer in contemporary [...]

Zhang Enli Space painting

Isis presents: “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry”, documentary film by Alison Klayman

Alison Klayman’s award-winning documentary about political activist and artist Ai Weiwei is being shown in Modern Art Oxford on Friday 17th May at 7 pm. The screening will be preceded by a question and answer session with a pre-eminent expert in contemporary Chinese art, Dr Katie Hill. http://isismagazine.org.uk/2013/05/isis-presents-ai-weiwei-never-sorry-documentary-filmscreening/  


Liu Dahong in conversation with Katie Hill, Courtauld Institute of Art, April 25, 2013

MEMORABILIA FROM AN AGE OF TROUBLEMAKING – LIU DAHONG AND KATIE HILL IN CONVERSATION Thursday, 25 April 2013 18.00 – 19.30, Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre Liu Dahong, Gazing into Space. Oil on Canvas, 2011. Courtesy the artist, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong and Rossi & Rossi, London Speaker(s): Liu Dahong (artist; Professor at Shanghai Normal University) and [...]


Mad For Real perform The Scream, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, China Night April 26, 2013

  The Scream – by Cai Yuan and JJ Xi of Mad For Real Ashmolean Museum China Night, April 26th, 8.20 pm All Floors, Atrium 8.20pm – 10mins Inspired by Edvard Munch’s most famous painting, The Scream, Cai Yuan and Jian Jun Xi invite China Night visitors to join them, and their ten volunteers, to [...]


Big Scream, Chinatown, 2013

The Big Scream 大喊大叫!   Chinatown A performance led by artists Cai Yuan & JJ Xi (aka Mad For Real) to welcome in the Year of the Snake inspired by Munch’s famous painting ‘Scream’, on Chinese New Year’s Day, 2013 Charing Cross Road (Leicester Square Tube) at 12.30 p.m, Gerrard Street, London W1 at 3 p.m Sunday, 10 February  2013. More information: http://www.scream4real.net


Screening of Ai Weiwei documentaries Modern Art Oxford

OCCA is screening two documentaries by the artist Ai Weiwei at Modern Art Oxford on January 25 and February 1, 2013. Fairytale, 2007, is a film the events of Ai’s ambitious project for Documenta in 2007 at Kassel, when he arranged for 1001 Chinese people and chairs to be brought to the German town, to [...]

Ai Fairytale 2007

Talk – Sheng Qi solo exhibition Hua Gallery, London

Katie Hill will give a talk on the occasion of the opening of Sheng Qi’s solo exhibition at Hua Gallery. November 6th, 2012, at 5 pm. Hua Gallery Unit 7B, G/F, Albion Riverside 8 Hester Road, Battersea London, SW11 4AX Sheng Qi: Post Mao 6 November – 20 December 2012 Hua Gallery is honoured to [...]


Documenting China – Xiaolu Guo, Mark Bartlett and Katie Hill

DOCUMENTING CHINA, SOUTHBANK CENTRE TALK WEDNESDAY 19 SEPTEMBER This talk looks at the way visual artists document contemporary China through conceptual and performance art and asks film-makers to discuss their practice using the camera. Novelist and film-maker Xiaolu Guo joins Katie Hill, director of OCCA, Office of Contemporary Chinese Art and lecturer in modern and [...]


Art of Change New Directions from China 7 September – 9 December

HAYWARD GALLERY EXHIBITIONS Art of Change New Directions from China 7 September – 9 December Art of Change is the first major exhibition to focus solely on contemporary installation and performance art from China. It presents large-scale installations and extraordinary live art by some of China’s most innovative artists, in works dating from the 1980s [...]

Xu Zhen

In conversation with Dinu Li, ICIA Bath, 16th October 2012

Dinu Li & Katie Hill in Conversation Tue 16 Oct , 7pm (Reception 6pm)ICIA Art Space 2 ICIA (Institute of Contemporary Interdisciplinary Arts) 1 East 2.1, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY Dinu Li discusses his practice with Katie Hill at the launch of his new solo exhibition Nella Mia Fantasia. The discussion [...]

Dinu-Li Fantasia

Lecture on Yang Fudong’s work, EYE film museum, Amsterdam

Lecture on Yang Fudong by Katie Hill, director of OCCA 10th November 2012 5 pm EYE Film Institute Netherlands IJpromenade 1, 1031KT Amsterdam, The Netherlands tel: +31(0)20 5891400 email: info@eyefilm.nl EYE gives cinema free reign with the exhibition Expanded Cinema: Isaac Julien, Fiona Tan, Yang Fudong. The three participating artists break away from the framework [...]

Yang Fudong Seven Intellectuals in the Bamboo Forest

Fabric of Fieldwork

The Fabric of Fieldwork by WESSIELING and Susan Ossman Date: 13 April – 23 June, 2012 Venue: Brunei Gallery The Fabric of Fieldwork combines for the first time the work of WESSIELING and Susan Ossman in an exhibition of paintings, sculpture and installations inspired by their ongoing ethnographic research in East Asia (WESSIELING) and North Africa (Ossman). [...]

Wessieling and Susan Ossman

Conference: Contesting British Chinese Culture, September 2011

Katie Hill was a speaker at the conference Contesting British Chinese Culture, organised by Diana Yeh and Ashley Thorpe, hosted by the University of Reading 24th-25th September, 2011. To see the programme for this please see: http://www.reading.ac.uk/ftt/research/ftt-ContestingBritishChineseCulture.aspx

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