Alum curates a show in Shanghai
ITP Alumni (’03) Defne Ayas is the co-curator of the new media exhibition, Final Cut-Processing New Media in Public Space, a five-day programme of live performances, site-specific installations and video screenings, as part the Shanghai eArts Festival 2008 (October 18-22). The Xuhui Park of Shanghai is transformed into a performance stage that all visitors are invited to participate and play. The highly commercial content of LED screens in Xujiiahui is now replaced with visceral video works. Presenters include Christian Marclay, Elliott Sharp, Wu Na, Bruce Gremo, Wang Li Chuan, 王力川, Ben Houge, Yan Jun 颜峻 and Top Floor Circus顶楼马, Aaajiao, Nunu, Ling Xi, B6, Alizia Borsari, Dead DJ+Chen Xiongwei, Feng Mengbo, Wang Yuyang, Zhou Xiaohu, Michael Bell Smith, Shih Chieh Huang, Terra Bajraghosa, Takeshi Murata, and Eric Siu as well as Hipic.org and 40+4.
And some pictures of progress from the city:
Zhou Xiaohu installation:
Shih Chieh Huang: