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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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: The proceedings of ReNet MoCoCA’s kick-off conference are published – JCCA’s double issue on “Chineseness”

ReNet MoCoCa is pleased to announce the first edited publication by a range of distinguished members: The selected and enriched proceedings of ReNet MoCoCa’s kick-off symposium have been published! Co-edited by Franziska Koch and Rui Oliveira Lopes as guest-editors of the Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art (principal editor: Paul Gladston) the proceedings constitute its volume …

Explore useful (bibliographical) resources – other suggestions welcome!

Network members have helped to compile a list of bibliographical resources that support research on modern and contemporary Chinese art and are accessible online and can be used with long distance loan services. Please help to enlarge the list by sending your suggestions to the webmaster. To be up-dated continuously: Arts of China Consortium (Columbia …

Explore interesting book series and publishing houses

Members of the network have already published in the following book series and publishing houses which have a pronounced profile in research of modern and contemporary Chinese art. The webmaster welcomes further entries in this open list of resources. To be up-dated continuously: Brill Publishers, Leiden (see the “Modern Asian Art and Visual Culture” series …