'Inward Gazes – Documentaries of Chinese Performance Arts' is a project organised by the Macao Museum of Art, to collect and preserve precious documentary information about Chinese performance art. In addition, the Museum aims to discuss, present and promote the development of Chinese contemporary art with a view to enhancing the mutual understanding and respect between human beings through the exchange of art and culture.

The present catalogue is divided into three sections: the first section consists of essays by four scholars and experts from Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao to briefly describe the development of performance art in the four regions. The second section is a chronology of Chinese performance art and other related events since the 1980s. The third section features posters, invitation cards, newspaper clippings and other historic resources relevant to Chinese performance art. Also included are a list of the collected documentaries submitted to and collected by the museum and a timeline accompanied by photographs and articles.
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Yi shen guan shen: zhong guo xing wei yi shu wen xian ji | Olhares Interiores: Documentario Sobre Performance Art Chinesa

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Life Experiences, Touched Hearts: The 'Flesh' and 'Blood' of Chinese Performance Art - FENG Boyi, 馮博一
The Awakening Body: Historical Development of Performance Art in Taiwan - YAO Juichung, 姚瑞中
Diverse Interpretations of Performance Art in Hong Kong - LEUNG Poshan Anthony, 梁寶山
Small Gathering, No Season - Jane Loichun LEI, 李銳俊
Inward Gazes: Documents about Chinese Performance Art
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Inward Gazes: Documents about Chinese Performance Art, 以身觀身: 中國行為藝術文獻集