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Presented by BFA Fine Arts

Visiting Artist Lecture: Zhang Ga

Nov 2, 2021; 7:00 - 8:00pm
A black and white photograph of curator, ZHANG Ga. Zhang is an asian male wearing a black t-shirt and a suit jacket.
Credit: Image courtesy of ZHANG Ga.

Join BFA Fine Arts online for a Visiting Artist Lecture with curator Zhang Ga.

Zhang Ga is a media art curator. He is distinguished professor and vice dean of the Institute of Sci-Tech Arts, China Central Academy of Fine Arts. He has curated numerous exhibitions including Beijing International New Media Art Exhibition and Symposium (2004 – 2006) and three editions of the Media Art Triennial (National Art Museum of China, 2008 – 2014). His recent curatorial projects include “Topologies of the Real,” CAFAM Inaugural Techne Triennial (CAFAM, forthcoming), “We=link” series of online programs (2020-2021), The 6th Guangzhou Triennial (co-curator, Guangzhou, 2018), “Machines Are Not Alone” (Zagreb Contemporary Art Museum, 2018), “unREAL: The Algorithmic Present” (co-curator, HeK Basel, 2017), “Datumsoria: The Return of the Real” (ZKM, 2017) and “Wrap Around the Time” (co-curator, Nam June Paik Art Center, 2016). Ga has lectured on media art and culture around the world and published essays and edited books with the MIT Press, October, Flash Art International, Liverpool University Press, among others. Since 2015, he has directed Chronus Art Center in Shanghai and currently is also co-curator of ZKM | Hong Media Art Collection.

Free and open to the public