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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, …

Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor for History of Asian Art (Tenure Track), Uni. of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

The Department of Art & Art History at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in the history of Asian Art, to begin August 2018. Open to any Asian specialization from any historical period, including contemporary. Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses (two courses per semester), conduct an active research program, and …

ANN: Member Publication – Jane Chin Davidson: “Global and World Art in the Practice of the University Museum”, ed. volume, Routledge 2017

ReNetMoCoCA member Jane Chin Davidson has just released the book “Global and World Art in the Practice of the University Museum” at Routledge Publishers which provides new thinking on exhibitions of global art and world art in relation to university museums. Taking The Fowler Museum at UCLA, USA, as its central subject, this edited collection …

ANN Member Publication: Franziska Koch “Die ‘chinesische Avantgarde’ und das Dispositiv der Ausstellung”, monograph, German (Bielefeld: transcript, Aug. 2016)

ReNetMoCoCA co-founder Franziska Koch, Assistant Professor of Global Art History at the Heidelberg Center for Transcultural Studies (HCTS), published her dissertation entitled “Die ‘chinesische Avantgarde’ und das Dispositiv der Ausstellung” with transcript. In her book “Die ‘chinesische Avantgarde’ und das Dispositiv der Ausstellung. Konstruktionen chinesischer Gegenwartskunst im Spannungsfeld der Globalisierung” she analyzes how art from …

CfP: Members J. Chin Davidson & N. Foster chair panel ” Re-Staging Exhibitions: Past, Present, Future?” at CAA Los Angeles, Feb. 2018, due: 14 Aug 2017

ReNetMoCoCA members Jane Chin Davidson and Nicola Foster will chair the panel “Re-Staging Exhibitions: Past, Present, Future?” at the 106th College Art Association Annual Conference taking place from 21 to 24 February 2018 in Los Angeles. Their call for submissions that recently closed (14 Aug 2017) suggests a truly transcultural framing including China-related questions: The …

ANN: International Symposium “Transnational Cities” co-hosted by Tate Research Centre & TrAIN, UAL, 29-30 Sept 2017

Given comparative research interests ReNetMoCoCA members will be delighted to hear about the up-coming international symposium “Transnational Cities” that will focus on transcultural artistic entanglements of Tokyo and London. The international symposium is co-hosted by Tate Research Centre: Asia and TrAIN Research Centre, UAL and arranged in partnership with Aoyama Gakuin University, Centre for Transnational …

Call for Articles: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art (5.2&3) on “Chinese Art outside the Art Space”, due: 30 Sept 2017

The Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art (JCCA, Intellect) calls for contributions to its next double issue. It is dedicated to discuss “Chinese Art outside the Art Space”. The deadline for article submissions was extended to September 30th, 2017. The principal editor invites contributions that provide an innovative and interdisciplinary perspectives on understandings of contemporary Chinese …

ANN Member Publication: Laia Manonelles Moner “The Constructions of Chinese Contemporary Art Histor(ies)”, monograph, Spanish (Barcelona: Edicions Bellaterra)

ReNetMoCoCA member Laia Manonelles Moner (University of Barcelona, Spain) has recently published the monograph “La construcción de la(s) historia(s) del arte contemporáneo en China: Conversaciones con comisarios, historiadores y críticos” (The Constructions of Chinese Contemporary Art Histor(ies) : Conversations with Curators, Historians and Art Critics). The author engages with epistemological and agent-centered questions that have …

ANN: “6. Forum Ostasiatische Kunstgeschichte/6th Forum East Asian Art History”, to open with 19 speakers, 16-17 June 2017, Berlin

The “6. Forum  Ostasiatische Kunstgeschichte/6th  Forum East Asian Art History” is about to start from 16 to 17 June 2017 in Berlin’s Museum für Asiatische Kunst (Museum for Asian Art), Takustr. 40 (kleiner Vortragsraum), 14195 Berlin. The annually organized, itinerant forum is dedicated to connect early career researchers situated in the German speaking regions with …

ANN: Workshop “De-essentializing Difference – Acknowledging Transculturality. Art Education…”, 9 June 2017, Kassel, Germany

Two members of ReNetMoCoCA recently announced the workshop “De‐Essentializing Difference − Acknowledging Transculturality. Art (History) Education and the Public Sphere in a Globalized World”, Friday, 9 June 2017, 2:30‐6:30 pm, KulturBahnhof Kassel, Germany. The event is organized on the occasion of documenta 14 and presents an activity of the Research Network for Transcultural Practices in …

CfP: 10th Annual Conference “Chinese Art Outside the Art Space” at Birmingham City University 12-14 Oct 2017, due: 31 March 2017

Call for Papers  CHINESE ART OUTSIDE THE ART SPACE The 10th Annual Conference, the Centre for Chinese Visual Art, Birmingham City University  Thursday and Friday, 12-13 October 2017 School of Art, Birmingham City University Margaret Street, Birmingham, B3 3BX, England Initiated in 2007, the Centre for Chinese Visual Arts (CCVA) at Birmingham City University aims …