Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art

Curator’s Talk with Ying Tan | SFU Harbour Centre

Saturday, Sept. 9th, 2 pm
Simon Fraser University Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings St.
2270 Sauder Industries Policy Room

Join us for a talk with Ying Tan, curator at the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA), as she shares in detail about her curatorial practice, the history of the CFCCA in the diverse art ecology of Manchester, and its place in a global contemporary art context.

Please remember to register online for this free talk.
Light refreshments will be served.

YING TAN is a UK-based Canadian curator with a concern for negotiating sites of cultural specificity in her practice. She is currently the curator at the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA). She has curated numerous exhibitions at the CFCCA, in addition to many other off-site projects in London and internationally. This includes the co-commission of Haze & Fog with Cao Fei (2013), as well as UK premieres of What Happened in the Year of the Dragon (2014) with Sun Xun and Xu Bing’s Book from the Ground (2003-present). She is a visiting lecturer for Christie’s Education (UK) and a contributor to KALEIDOSCOPE Asia Magazine. She was also on the curatorial faculty for Liverpool Biennial 2016.

CENTRE FOR CHINESE CONTEMPORARY ART (CFCCA) is the UK’s leading organization for the promotion of Chinese contemporary art, producing an internationally renowned artistic programme and developing a reputation as a centre for research. Centrally located in the city of Manchester in the North of England, the centre has a proud 30-year history of UK ‘first’ solo exhibitions, featuring exceptional artists that go on to achieve international acclaim. CFCCA work with a wide array of partners to provide audiences with a lively and innovative programme of exhibitions, residencies, engagement projects, festivals, and events. As the only non-profit organization in Europe to specialize in Chinese contemporary art and visual culture, CFCCA are uniquely placed to explore a global century where Chinese art is moving firmly centre-stage.

This event is sponsored by the SFU David See-chai Lam Centre for International Communications and the SFU Institute for the Humanities.