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Welcome to the International Research Network for Modern and Contemporary Chinese Art (ReNet MoCoCA)

About the network The International Research Network for Modern and Contemporary Chinese Art (ReNet MoCoCA) – launched in March 2015 – is conceived to address the needs of the growing, divers, and globally scattered academic community in this field. It helps to bridge communicational and informational gaps that result from local institutional confines of projects, …

ANN: Jane Chin Davidson published monograph “Staging Art and Chineseness” (Manchester UP)

ReNetMoCoCA member Jane Chin Davidson has recently published a monograph that addresses the politics of borders in the era of global art by exploring the identification of Chinese artists by location and exhibition. Focusing on performative, body-oriented video works by the post-1989 generation, it tests the premise of genealogical inscription and the ways in which …

CfP for “Asie” (Creops, Sorbonne Univ.), theme issue “La nuit dans l’art asiatique: perceptions, imaginaires, représentations, sub. 15 June 2020

ReNet MoCoCA member Marie Laureillard calls for paper concerning a theme issue in the magazine “Asie” (Creops, Sorbonne Université) about the night in Asian art. Submission deadline is 15 June 2020. Please view the CfP as re-posted below. “La nuit dans l’art asiatique : perceptions, imaginaires, représentations” par Marie Laureillard · Publié 07/01/2020 À la …

ReNetMoCoCA member Marie Laureillard has published ed. vol. on art collections between Asia and Europe

The research network for Modern and Contemporary Chinese Art (ReNet MoCoCA) congratulates its member Marie Laureillard (Université Lumière-Lyon 2, France) to the recently published edited volume “A la croisée de collections d’art entre Asie et Occident du XIXe siècle à nos jours” (Hémisohères Editions, 2019). Co-edited with her colleague Cléa Patin (Université Lyon 3) the …

Job: Post-doc Fellow in Chinese Contemp Art, Birmingham City Uni., submission due 11 Feb 2020

ReNet MoCoCA member Joshua Jiang announces an open position at City University Birgmingham’s School of Art. They call for applications to a Post-doctoral Fellowship in Chinese Contemporary Art with a closing date of 11 Feb 2020. This is the re-post of their job offer: Post-doctoral Fellowship in Chinese Contemporary Art Faculty of Arts, Design and …

CfP/Theme Issue: “How we work together: ethics, histories, and epistemologies”, 8 Nov 2019, Ottawa, submission due 10 Sept

Call for Panelists re. “How we work together: ethics, histories and epistemologies of artistic collaboration” November 8, 2019, panel chaired by Franziska Koch (Heidelberg University) in the framework of the TrACE Academy “Worlding the Global: The Arts in an Age of Decolonization,” organized by the Centre for Transnational Analysis (CTCA) of Carleton University, Ottawa; panel …

Member Publication: M. Valjakka’s “Visual Arts, Representations and Interventions in Contemporary China”

Together with Wang Meiqin (Professor of Art History at California State University, Northridge), our network member Minna Valjakka (Adjunct Professor of Art History and Asian Studies at the University of Helsinki) has recently published the edited “Visual Arts, Representations and Interventions in Contemporary China. Urbanized interface” at Amsterdam University Press (August 2018). The multi-faceted contributions …

Job opportunity: MAK Vienna looks for a curator of its Asian collection (German required), due: 16 Sept 2018

The Museum for Applied Arts (MAK) in Vienna offers the position of curator for its Asian collections. Have a look at the German announcement below (German language proficiency seems a conditio sine qua non); closing date for applications is 16 September 2018. Das MAK – Österreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst / Gegenwartskunst sucht ab Anfang …

ANN: Programme of the 7th Forum East Asian Art History released, 1-2 June, 2018, Vienna

The Forum East Asian Art History is an annual meeting of junior faculty members, postdoctoral researchers, and doctoral students in the field of East Asian art history or related fields. Since East Asian Art History as an academic discipline in the German-speaking area is institutionally placed between East Asian Studies and an Art History focusing …

CfP: Graduate Students Workshop “In Search of Global Impact of Asian Aesthetics on American Art and Material Culture”, Oct. 11-12, Uni. of Delaware, due: June 8, 2018

With the generous support of the Terra Foundation for American Art, the University of Delaware’s Department of Art History and the Winterthur Program of American Material Culture will host a two-day International Graduate Student workshop on October 11 and 12, 2018. This workshop is part of a series of events in October 2018 to launch …

Shuo Hua about the up-coming EACS-panel “Marketing Chinese Art in China & Abroad”

Shuo Hua, PhD candidate (University of Hong Kong) and ReNetMoCoCA member, kindly shares information on one of the exciting panels of the up-coming EACS Conference (University of Glasgow, Scotland on 29 August-1 September 2018). According to EACS, final information on all panels and participants will be made available on their website by summer: In the …