In studying the exhibition 'It's Me!', Wu Hung writes, '...whereas artists of the 1980s "willingly assumed the burden of regional history", artists of the 1990s "have instead been trying to join the globalization process." This shift has brought about a crisis in artists; self-identity and has led to their subsequent efforts to explore and reaffirm the self in their works. In this sense, the kind of "self-referential art" typified in the exhibition It's Me! reflects "a conscious effort made by artists to ease this pressure [of globalization] by developing a new, transnational subjectivity." (Exhibiting Experimental Art, pp.103-115) This small catalogue for the exhibition features works of all participating artists.

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1998

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It's Me! A Profile of Chinese Contemporary Art in the 90s
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It's Me! A Profile of Chinese Contemporary Art in the 90s, 是我!九十年代藝術發展的一個側面

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我們的館藏網羅原始及二手材料,記錄中國內外重要的展覽製作模式。這個地理背景裡的展覽往往成為探索藝術裝置和策展模型,以及醞釀新型藝術實踐的實驗平台。文獻庫透過藝術家、策展人和藝術專業工作者,尋找、保存並向公眾提供圍繞當代中國藝術的珍貴素材。這個部分聚焦於這些紀錄和其他相關的刊物。