Zhang Peili will give an artist talk on June 20th 3pm R115.
Don´t miss this treat!
Zhang Peili, playfully dubbed the dean of Chinese video, conducted some of the earliest Chinese contemporary experiments with technology and today presides as head of the sleek, well-equipped New Media Art Center at his alma mater, the China Academy of Arts in Hangzhou. The two-decade span of his career to date encompasses the whole history of video in the People’s Republic, from its private, technically crude beginnings to its current global, futuristic cachet.
Excerpt of his best know video works “Last Words”