Exhibition Dates: 17 December 2016 - 15 January 2017
Venue: Shanghai Himalayas Art Museum, China
Partner Venue: Cooper Gallery, Dundee, UK
CURRENT | Contemporary Art from Scotland, Phase Two, Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum
REWIND: British Video Art in the 70s and 80s
>>FFWD: Artists’ Moving Image from Scotland
Following the successful 2015 debut, CURRENT: Contemporary Art from Scotland will move into Phase Two at Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum in December 2016. Curated by Cooper Gallery DJCAD, University of Dundee in collaboration with Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum and organised in partnership with the British Council, Phase Two of CURRENT: Contemporary Art from Scotland focuses on the history, development and current conditions of artists’ moving image works to further explore the distinctiveness of contemporary art made in Scotland, its grass-roots spirit and its keen debates with the social and political dimensions of art and culture. Phase Two features two major group exhibitions REWIND: British Video Art in the 70s & 80s and >>FFWD: Moving Image from Scotland which will be previewed on Saturday 17 December 2016. Screening events will be held at major contemporary art venues K11 Art Village in Wuhan and the Red Brick Art Museum in Beijing.