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Projects and exhibitions

I Hear Your Dreams: Contemporary Art from Norway

This project explored the artistic representation of dreams in different cultures, their socio-political meanings and the shared human experience of dreams. 

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Thailand Biennale Krabi 2018

Professor Jiang Jiehong of the Centre for Chinese Visual Arts curated the biannual Thailand Biennale (2018)

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This is Shanghai: An Exhibition of Urban Parallels

This exhibition explored the ideologies behind President Xi Jinping's notion of the Chinese Dream.

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Everyday Legend: Reinventing Traditions in Chinese Contemporary Art

Understanding the decline in traditional Chinese arts and culture amid the country’s rapid economic growth.

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The Distant Unknown: Contemporary Art from Britain

This exhibition aimed to cross international boundaries by introducing a Chinese audience to five British artists, who...

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The Shadow Never Lies

This exhibition exlpored the meaning of shadow in different cultural contexts and determine, through contemporary art,...

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Asia Triennial Manchester: Harmonious Society

This exhibition was centred around the concept of harmony, specifically in response to the notion of Chinese Harmony a...

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The Unseen: The Fourth Guangzhou Triennial

Taking part in the Guangzhou Triennial, one of the largest art events in China, the BCU team's curation of the theme 'U...

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Art Diplomacy and Nation Branding: The Visual Politics of Re-inventing China

The research investigates how Chinese contemporary art has increasingly become a popular method to help rejuvenate Chi...

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