8?9:30 pm Screening/Discussion
Seven Intellectuals in Bamboo Forest, Part 1 by Yang Fudong. Part 1 is from a series of five films that are adaptations of the traditional Chinese story and art theme known as The Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove and was filmed among the craggy and lush, misty environment of Yellow Mountain. Followed by a discussion with Maxwell Hearn, Curator of Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Barbara Pollock, artist and art journalist who teaches and writes about contemporary Chinese art.
ACAW Video Artist: Yang Fudong
Space is limited. Reservations required.
125 East 65th St. (Lexington & Park Ave.), New York, NY 10021
T: 212-744-8181, x.150
About: Founded in 1926, China Institute is a nonprofit educational and cultural institution that promotes the understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of traditional and contemporary Chinese civilization, culture, and heritage and provides the cultural and historical context for understanding contemporary China. China Institute offers programs, activities, courses, and seminars on the visual and performing arts, culture, history, music, philosophy, and language and literature, as well as children?s programming, business and current affairs programs, and professional development programs for teachers.
Added by this is emily on May 16, 2006