Hou Hanru

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Hou Hanru named one of Artissima’s ‘Back to the Future’ curators

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Back to the Future is a unique section of the fair that is designed to draw the attention of professionals, collectors and the general public to artists who were active in the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s, and who have played an important role in the history of contemporary art, but who have not always had the visibility they deserve. These artists, who hail from different countries and continents, are selected both for their innovative and experimental approach and for their ongoing influences on younger generations. Galleries participating in the Back to the Future section will present their artists through solo presentations of museum-like quality, in a central part of the fair…


Hou Hanru included in ICI’s Curatorial Seminar in Istanbul

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Developed by ICI, the Curatorial Seminar will offer a small group of curators the opportunity to engage closely with mentors and their peers to explore pertinent issues relating to exhibition-making, commissioning, running non-profits, and other activities curators are now regularly expected to perform. The Curatorial Seminar will focus on Istanbul as a case study, exploring a number of key issues that challenge our understanding of what constitutes an emerging art scene, the strengths and pitfalls of working within such a context, and questions of how to develop a curatorial practice that supports the development of artists and local infrastructure within the international art world….


ARCOmadrid speakers include: Magali Arriola, Ute Meta Bauer, Hou Hanru, Mami Kataoka, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Tobias Ostrander, and Gabriela Rangel

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The 32nd edition of ARCOmadrid, to be held from 13 to 17 February 2013 and organised by IFEMA, will bring together a total of 202 galleries from 30 countries, of which 146 are participating in the General Programme, and 56 galleries in the different Curated programmes. This edition will include important attendees and will provide an opportunity to discover work by new and established artists from the five continents. Through the wide range of work on offer and the varied programme of activities, discussion forums, presentations and meetings, ARCOmadrid will once again make the Spanish capital the epicentre of the international art scene in February…


Torolab and The Periscope Project included in UCSD UAG ‘Living as Form (The Nomadic Version)’

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The UC San Diego University Art Gallery (UAG) teams up with Creative Time and Independent Curators International (ICI) to present a customized version of Living as Form (The Nomadic Version). The exhibition is an unprecedented, international project exploring over twenty years of cultural works that blur the forms of art and everyday life, emphasizing participation, dialogue, and community engagement. In collaboration with 25 curators from around the world, Nato Thompson has selected 48 socially engaged projects produced in the last 20 years as the foundation of this exhibition…


Hou Hanru organizes ShContemporary 2010 panel on collecting asian contemporary art

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Contemporary art museums from around the world shall participate in a conference on the issues surrounding institutional collections of Asian contemporary art this September at ShContemporary 2010. Titled Collecting Asian Contemporary Art: What, When and How? the conference is being organized by Hou Hanru, the Chinese born curator and critic currently based inSan Francisco and Paris. Hou is Director of Exhibitions and Public Program, and Chair of Exhibition and Museum Studies at the San Francisco Art Institute. His latest curated projects include the 10th Biennale de Lyon and the 10th Istanbul Biennial…


After the Market’s Boom: A Case Study of the Haudenschild Collection by Michelle McCoy

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Located in the hills of La Jolla, a seaside resort community near San Diego, California, the residence of Chris and Eloisa Haudenschild is home to a major U.S. collection of contemporary Chinese video art and photography. The Haudenschilds began collecting contemporary Chinese video and photography in the late 1990s, when these mediums were beginning to become as widely used and important as they are today, and just before the beginning of the market’s current boom.