In this lecture, the artist will walk us through her work from different points in her career, from Fountain andIn Love, to Configurations, and share her years of exploration and reflection on her Asian female identity. Pauline Yao, curator at M+, Hong Kong, will introduce the artist and engage in a short conversation afterwards. You can find Pauline's essay on Chang's latest work on: 姚嘉善 評 张怡 / BANK ARCHIVES
• Patty Chang 张怡
Patty Chang is an interdisciplinary artist working in performance, video, and installation. She has held solo shows at institutions such as the MOMA in New York; the New Museum in New York; the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles; the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago; and the Moderna Museet in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2009 she was named the Guna S. Mundheim Fellow of Visual Arts at the American Academy in Berlin and she is a 2014 recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship. Chang’s latest project, The Wandering Lake, was recently featured in the 11th Shanghai Biennial 2016 and will be the focus of a solo show at the Queens Museum in NY in October 2017.
• Pauline Yao 姚嘉善
Pauline J. Yao is Lead Curator, Visual Art at M+, the new museum for twentieth and twentieth-century visual culture being built in Hong Kong. She has held curatorial positions at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and worked as an independent curator and writer in Beijing for six years, during which time she helped co-found the storefront art space Arrow Factory. A co-curator of the 2009 Shenzhen Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, Yao is a regular contributor to Artforum, e-flux Journal, and Yishu Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art and her writings on contemporary Asian art have appeared in numerous catalogues, online publications and edited volumes. She is the author of In Production Mode: Contemporary Art in China (Timezone 8 Books, 2008) and co-editor of 3 Years: Arrow Factory (Sternberg Press, 2011).