Video documentation of the 2006 Biennale of Sydney, curated by Charles Merewether. 'Zones of Contact' was the unifying concept, referring to the temporal dimensions of the spaces in which people encounter one another and other cultures, their sense of self and their histories. Working through visual and sensory forms of reflection - including painting, drawing, sculpture, installation, fabric and stitching, photography, video, film, performance, voice and sound - artists explore local and trans-cultural encounters with the world. They address the legacy and memories of living within these zones of contact or seek to define a space in which the viewer may perceive the contours of an aesthetic utopia. Featured on this set of two discs are views of the exhibits, artist performances and talks.
Artist Talk by Kei Takemura
Artist Talk by Ai Weiwei
Artist Talk by Liu Xiaodong
Artist Talk by U Sunok
Performance by Ujina Muneteru
Artist Talk by Chen Chieh-jen
Artist Talk by Tan Kai-Syng
Exhibits at the Museum of Contemporary Art
Artist Talk by Shilpa Gupta
Exhibits by Map Office, U Sunok, Tabaimo
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