Catalogue published in conjunction with the project and travelling exhibition 'Waste Not' by Song Dong. It features an enormous installation consisting of over ten thousand daily objects collected by artist Song Dong's mother, Zhao Xiangyuan. Included in the book are detailed accounts of the objects selected for the installation, written by Zhao and edited by Wu Hung.

Alternative title

Wu jin qi yong zhao xiang yuan he song dong

Access level

Onsite

Location code MON.SOD
Language

English

Publication/Creation date

2009

No of pages

188

ISBN / ISSN

9784904149027

No of copies

2

Content type

artist monograph, 

catalogue

Chapter headings
Part One

About Waste Not: Things, Memory, and Family Ethics
Healing through Remembering
The Materials
The Project
The Exhibition
Communicating Memories
Contextualizing Waste Not
Family Ethics
Rediscovering the Family
Coda

Part Two

Zhao Xiangyuan: Waste Not
Clothes (Yi)
Eat (Shi)
Live (Zhu)
Use (Yong)
Appendices

An Interview with Song Dong, by Christina Yu
Interview with Song Dong by the journal Contemporary Artists after the Sixth Gwangju Biennale in 2006
Yet Another Exhibition I Saw at 798
Waste Not: A Very Moving Exhibition
Waste Not: Zhao Xiangyuan & Song Dong
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