Residencies Studio Sessions: Talk by Hu Yun

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Residencies Studio Sessions: Talk by Hu Yun

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12 May 2017, Fri 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM

Which motivations lie behind an artist’s practice? How does an artist determine his field of inquiry? Grounded on surveys, travels, oral histories, and archives, Artist-in-Residence Hu Yun excavates historical narratives to produce works that subtly merge the factual and the imaginary. During the residency, Hu researched the waves of emigration that took place in the early 20th century retracing the routes that led artists from China to Singapore prompting the development of the Nanyang style. Drawing connections between the research undertook in Singapore and a project commissioned by Villa Vassilieff, Paris, France, Hu Yun will reflect upon his deep-seated interest in the dawn of modernity and in patterns of mobility and contamination. He will also speak about his collaboration with Singapore artist and researcher Koh Nguang How who will be an active participant to the talk contributing his own comments.

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2017-05-12

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English

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Residencies Studio Sessions: Talk by Hu Yun

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“Residencies Studio Sessions: Talk by Hu Yun,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed April 20, 2024, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/3044.

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