Programme (as at 6 May 2013)

Venue: Room WLB 109, Lam Woo International Conference Centre, Hong Kong Baptist University, 34 Renfrew Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

Day 1: Thursday 27 June 2013
09:00 Registration
09:15-09:30 Welcoming Remarks 

Prof. John Aiken, Hong Kong Baptist University
09:30-10:30 *Keynote Lecture I  

Moderator: Dr Vivian Ting, Hong Kong Baptist University
To be Present or Not in the Space where I Am in
Mr Feng Boyi, Independent Curator; He Xiangning Art Museum / Jingji Lake Art Museum
10:30-10:45 Tea Break
10:45-12:15 Panel 1  

Discussant: Dr Raymond Tang, Hong Kong Museum of Art; Dr Vivian Ting, Hong Kong Baptist University
A Hybrid Art at the Imperial Court: Global and Local Influences in Glassmaking in Qing Dynasty China
Dr Florian Knothe, The University of Hong Kong
Towards a New View on Regionality in Chinese Gardens: The Case for the Lingnan Style
Miss Josepha Richard, University of Sheffield
Conceiving the “Object of Chinese Art” through Image Borrowing: A Case of Intercultural Appropriation in Early Twentieth-Century China
Dr Liu Yu-jen, The Academia Sinica
12:15-13:15 Lunch
13:15-14:45 Panel 2  

Discussant: Dr Sandy Ng, Hong Kong Polytechnics University; Dr Michelle Huang, Lingnan University
The Meeting Space of Shanghai, Canton and World Art in the New Republic: A Case Study of Zhenxiang Huabao
Ms Tianshuang Liang, SOAS, University of London
Discursification of the “(Glorious) Traditional Chinese Culture” in Contemporary Chinese Art
Mr Florian Wagner, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Visualizing Artistic Identity of Southern China: Contemporary Painting in Yunnan Province
Miss Hana Kucharovicova, Comenius University / China Academy of Art
14:45-15:00 Tea Break
15:00-16:30 Panel 3  

Discussant: Dr Emma Watts, Hong Kong Baptist University; Dr Leung Mei Ping, Hong Kong Baptist University      
Two Competing Habitus among Hong Kong Art Practitioners
Prof. Frank Vigneron, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Chinese Feminisms: The Case of Art Practice in Taiwan and China
Dr Natalie Seiz, Art Gallery of New South Wales & University of Sydney
Serendipitous “Manipulations”?: On the Agency and Conditions surrounding Meishu Sichao, 1984-1987
Ms Michelle Wong, Asia Art Archive
16:30-18:00 *Roundtable 

Positioning the Arts of Hong Kong within and beyond Greater China
Chair: Dr Lars Nittve, M+
Discussants:
Prof. John Aiken, Hong Kong Baptist University
Mr Feng Boyi, Independent Curator; He Xiangning Art Museum / Suzhou Jingji Lake Art Museum
Mr Lukas Tam Wai Ping, The Chinese University of Hong Kong / ArtMap
Prof. Toshio Watanabe, University of the Arts London
18:00-19:00 Welcome Reception
Day 2: Friday 28 June 2013
09:00 Registration
09:15-10:15 Keynote Lecture II 

Moderator: Dr Michelle Huang, Lingnan University
Art and National Identity: Chinese Buddhist Art and the Birth of Japanese Art History
Prof. Toshio Watanabe, University of the Arts London
10:15-10:30 Tea Break
10:30-12:30 Panel 4  

Discussant: Dr Pi Li, M+ ; Dr Celine Lai, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Quest for a Regional Culture: The Artistic Adventure of the Two Bali Trips in 1952 and 2001
Dr Wang Ruobing, The National Art Gallery, Singapore
The Peace and Anxiety in the Drifting Lines: The Cultural Representations of Mui Chong Ki’s Sketches and Woodblock Prints
Dr Lo Wai Luk, Hong Kong Baptist University
The Chineseness of Huang Yongping
Dr Christine Vial-Kayser, Paris 1 Hicsa, Director Philippe Dagen & IESA
Wen Fang’s Collaborative Projects: Connecting Rural to Urban, Local to Global
Miss Madeline Eschenburg, University of Pittsburgh
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:30 Panel 5  

Discussant: Prof. Frank Vigneron, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Dr Florian Knothe, The University of Hong Kong
Aeroplanes, Power and Pleasure: Imagining the West in the Visual Arts of Modern China
Dr Shen Shu-Chi, Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Cheng She-Wo Institute for Chinese Journalism, Shih Hsin University
Visual Aspirations of Indigenousness: Negotiating Global Trends by Urban Art Images in Hong Kong, Macao and Shanghai
Dr Minna Valijakka, University of Helsinki
Meeting another China: Folk Art and Popular Culture in the Orient Museum
Dr Rui Oliveira Lopes, University of Lisbon
Global or Local Contexts? Exhibiting Regional Cultures in a “Chinese” Museum
Ms Annette Loeseke, Independent Cultural Researcher & Strategy Consultant
15:30-15:45 Tea Break
15:45-17:15 *Artists in Dialogue Identities, Cultures and Experiences: Artists and Audiences in the Globalized Art Scene 

Chair: Mr Oscar Ho, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Discussants:
Dr Ho Siu Kee, Hong Kong Baptist University
Prof. Huang Xiaopeng, South China Normal University / Times Museum, Guangzhou
Mr Frank Lei, Macao Polytechnic Institute
Mr Jin Meyerson, Artist
Ms Wu Mali, National Kaohsiung Normal University
17:15-17:30 Closing Remarks 

Prof. John Aiken, Hong Kong Baptist University
19:30-21:30 Conference Dinner (optional)
* Mandarin/English simultaneous interpretation will be provided in this session.

Day 3: Saturday 29 June 2013

Social Excursions (optional)

 

09:00-10:30 Tour 1 – AVA Graduation Show at HKBU Kai Tak Campus 

Tour guide: AVA staff and students
11:30-13:00 Tour 2 – Art Space at 12 Oil Street, North Point 

Tour guide: Curator of the Art Promotion Office, Leisure & Cultural Services Department, the HKSAR Government
Remarks
  1. The conference language is English. Mandarin/English simultaneous interpretation will be provided in the Keynote Lecture I, the Roundtable and the Artists-in-Dialogue session.
  2. Delegates will have admission to all plenary sessions as well as tea and welcome receptions. Conference luncheon and dinner will be arranged for speakers, discussants and invited guests.
  3. All guided tours will be conducted in English and Cantonese. Please book your place by email at ava-conference@hkbu.edu.hk or at the conference registration desk. Booking must be made by 1:00pm on 28 June 2013. Spaces are limited and available on a first-come-first-serve basis.