Activity Preview | Debate: Is Public Art a Kind of Aesthetic Governance?
Time Mar, 5th (Fri.) 19:30-21:00
Venue 101, Teaching A
Activity Flow Debate Opening, Audience Attack, Guests Reviews
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CUHKSZ Mandarin Debate Team
For: Huang Qi, Jiang Jiannan, Liu Xianqi, Zhang Wanting
Against: Di Yinfeng, Feng Tianfang, Yu Siyuan, Yu Wenqi
Gu Ling, Head of Communications at Design Society
Gu Ling is the Head of Communications at Design Society. She is also an active writer, translator, and editor. She has been contributing to multiple domestic and international art publications. She translated "Curatorial Challenges - Correspondence between Hou Hanru and Hans Ulrich Obrist" (2013) among others. She was the editor for "A Man, A Village, A Museum" (2015) and "Semantic Satiation", a special issue of magazine "Art World" (2017). She was the Marketing and Communication Director of Rockbound Art Museum and the Head of Digital Arts, China of British Council.
Liu Lei, Director of Shenzhen Centre for Design
Director of Shenzhen Urban Design Promotion Center, Assistant Director of Shenzhen Public Art Center. As an architect, urban designer and researcher, he has always been concerned about the urbanization issues in Shenzhen and the Pearl River Delta region, and is committed to promoting innovation in the field of urban and architectural design. Since joining the Urban Design Promotion Center in 2014, he has organized and carried out a lot of research on different topics, and held a number of international competitions, design workshops, exhibitions and public events, making the Urban Design Promotion Center to become a public platform which integrated the resources of government, enterprises and designers to improve current situations in an innovative way.
Li Rongwei, Curator
Li Rongwei is a curator based in Shenzhen. Projects he has curated/participated in include "Facula—OCAT Chengdu New Media Exhibition", "Soundscape—OCAT Performance", "Flowing Books—OCAT Nanjing Public Art Project", "Roots of Clouds Adrift—OCAT Chengdu Public Art Project", "Image Art Fair by Audiovisual Art Exhibition of Nanjing", "SYMBIOSIS: the Intertextuality of Art and Poetry", "Fiction Art", "From University to Universe: Fresh Vision", "History Lessons: Reflections on OCAT Publishing", "The Floating Scenes—the 2nd (Yantian) Young Artist Week”.
The second Culture & Arts Festival hosted by the University and organized by the University Arts Centre targets at "public art". Our intention is to enable aesthetics to be deeply embedded in every corner of the campus, to extend the artistic vocabulary to a wider space, and to create more connections and dialogues with Shenzhen and urban development.
University Arts Centre
To bring students closer to culture and art
To make the "DREAM" come true