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Displacement : the Three Gorges Dam and contemporary Chinese art

Author: Wu Hung; Jason McGrath; Stephanie Smith; David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art.; Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago : Distributed by the University of Chicago Press, ©2008.
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This exhibition reveals how leading Chinese artists have confronted the Three Gorges Dam project, employing a variety of contemporary techniques to respond to the massive forced migration of people, the demolition of ancient architecture and the devastation of landscape that have accompanied the project.
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Genre/Form: In art Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wu Hung; Jason McGrath; Stephanie Smith; David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art.; Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.
ISBN: 0935573461 9780935573466
OCLC Number: 225875951
Notes: Translators from t.p. verso.
Published to accompany the traveling exhibition Displacement: the Three Gorges Dam and contemporary Chinese art, organized by the Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, October 2, 2008-January 25, 2009, Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago; March 25-July 18, 2010, The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.
Description: 159 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Anthony Hirschel --
Internalizing displacement : the Three Gorges Dam and contemporary Chinese art / Wu Hung --
The cinema of displacement : the Three Gorges Dam in feature film and video / Jason McGrath --
Mist and water : the Three Gorges Dam and contemporary art in the West / Stephanie Smith --
Chen Qiulin --
Yun-Fei Ji --
Liu Xiaodong --
Zhuang Hui --
Contributors --
Checklist of the exhibition.
Responsibility: Wu Hung ; with Jason McGrath and Stephanie Smith ; [translations by Peggy Wang and Xiao Tie].

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Discusses about the Three Gorges Dam, a hydroelectric dam that spans the Yangzi River in China.  Read more...
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