Published to coincide with the First Guangzhou Triennial (opened on November 18, 2002), this volume provides a systematic description and analysis of Chinese experimental art and cinema of the 90s, the subject of the Triennial. This volume consists of three parts: Part One provides an overview of 90s' Chinese cinema with seventeen scholarly essays on Chinese cinema and experimental art; Part Two is a catalogue of works by artists selected for the Triennial, studied under three large thematic sections centred on 'History and Reality', 'People and Environment', and 'Local and Global'; Part Three provides a complete chronology of important events and exhibitions and a detailed bibliography, including all publicly and privately published books and exhibition catalogue related to contemporary Chinese art. Brief biographical information of artists are included. With a preface by Huang Huangsheng (Director of Guangdong Museum of Art).
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Introduction: A Decade of Chinese Experimental (1990-2000) - WU Hung, 巫鴻
1990s Conceptual Art and Artistic Conceptualization - ZHU Qi, 朱其
Chinese Experimental Painting in the 1990s - YI Ying, 易英
Zero to Infinity:The Nascence of Photography in Contemporary Chinese Art of the 1990s - Karen SMITH
The Rise and Development of Video Art and the Maturity of New Media Art - WU Meichun, 吳美純
'Women's Art ' as Part of Contemporary Chinese Art since 1990 - LIAO Wen, 廖雯
The Periphery and Cultural Concerns: Making and Exhibiting Installation and Experimental Sculpture in the 1990s - YIN Shuangxi, 殷雙喜
Systems of Chinese Experimental Art in the 1990s - PI Li, 皮力
'Experimental Exhibitions' of the 1990s - WU Hung, 巫鴻
Criticism on Experimental Art in the 1990s - YI Ying, 易英
The Reception in the West of Experimental Mainland Chinese Art of the 1990s - Britta ERICKSON, 林似竹
Building on the Ruins: The Exploration of New Urban Cinema of the 1990s - ZHANG Zhen, 張真
Facing Reality: Chinese Documentary; Chinese Postsocialism - Chris BERRY
Just on the Road: A Description of the Individual Way of Recording Images in the 1990s - WU Wenguang, 吳文光
Theme 1: Memory and Reality - WU Hung, 巫鴻
Theme 2: Self and Environment - WU Hung, 巫鴻
Theme 3: Global and Local - WU Hung, 巫鴻
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