Installation is now underway for Cooper Gallery’s major international project CURRENT |不合时宜: Contemporary Art from Scotland, a four-phase eighteen-month exhibition and forum programme taking place at Shanghai Himalayas Museum that will showcase for the first time in China the distinctiveness of contemporary art made in Scotland.
Shanghai Himalayas Museum, Shanghai
Opening on Saturday 27th June, Phase One of CURRENT will present exhibitions by Edgar Schmitz and Poster Club, and the first instalment of On Current Art And Imported Nearness, the latest incarnation of the Hubs and Fictions series that first took place at Cooper Gallery in 2012. Speakers participating in the inaugural Shanghai forum, Settings – Nearness as A Utopian Proposition, are distinguished figures in the art world, Simon Groom, Terry Smith, Wang Nanming and What, How & for Whom/ WHW.
|Installation photo: Edgar Schmitz, Suplus Cameo Decor: Sindanao 2|
In addition to the CURRENT Phase One exhibitions, three residencies will take place during the exhibition period in June/July 2015 at Shanghai Himalayas Museum’s Residency Venue Zhujiajiao Art Museum located at Zhujiajiao town, a picturesque watertown in the southeast of Shanghai.
|Zhujiajiao town, Shanghai|
|View from inside Zhujiajiao Art Museum|
Continue reading about the origins of CURRENT here.