Installing the “Cross-Cultural Dialogue: Sino-American Young Artists” Exhibition

Installing the “Cross-Cultural Dialogue: Sino-American Young Artists” exhibition at the Javits Convention Center in New York.  The exhibition opens February 6th and will include work from past and current students.  

photos courtesy of Joseph Scheer
Show is almost ready!
A look at the immense size of the Javits Convention Center in New York.
Peer Bode, Fei Jun, and Xiaoliang setting up the exhibit!
In the current time of globalization that has brought cultural convergence and integration as well as cultural conflicts and tensions, cross-cultural dialogues are necessary for creating means and approaches to better understanding the reality of an increasingly multicultural world. “Cross-Cultural Dialogue: Sino-American Young Artists Exhibition”, which is a significant part of the “Fantastic Art China 2016: New York International Creative Festival”, provides a platform for young artists from China and America to engage in investigation and exploration through their art practice cross-cultural issues of common interest.

Participating young artists from China are mostly those who graduated in the last few years from such major art schools as the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing Film Academy, Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology, Beijing University of Technology, and Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture. And also includes New York City based young artists who graduated in the last three years from art schools, departments or programs and whose works explore a wide range of cross-cultural issues in the age of globalization.

“Cross-cultural Dialogue” Young Artists Section participating artists:
Adigun, Soumaila; Austria, Julio Jojo; Carpio, Pablo; 
Chang, Yuchen; Chen, Diana, and Yang, Naijin
Chen, Yu; De Carvalho, Priscila; Gao, Ze 
Grokhovsky, Katya; Guo, Feng; Hu, Yueyin; 
Huo, Dongze; Jiang, Tian; Kalman, Elena 
Kim, Jung S.; Leo, Jessica; Li, Amiko Wenjia
Li, Xiangyi; Liao, Pixy Yijun; Lin, Eleen 
Lin, Minyu; Liu, Yushan; Liu, Zhangbolong
Neidl, Doris; Nikolova, Eva; Pae, Sunghee 
Ponce, Olivié; Song, Zihui; Soulier, Laetitia
Sui, Shaoyuan; Takagi, Hidemi; Todorova, Miryana 
Treizman, Denise; Wang, Wei; Wube, Ezra 
Xu, Yaya; Xue, Shoumian; Yang, Renqian
Zhang, Hai; Zhang, Lu; Zhang, Wenxin

“Cross-cultural Dialogue” Art Students Works in the section of Painting, Sculpture and Mixed Media participating artists:
Akpinar, Leman; Bseiso, Noor; Chang, Jiayu; 
Cziraki, Andrew; Du, Jackie; Fitzsimons, Carly; 
Fraiman, Darya Efrat; Fu, Shuai; Gbadebo, Ade Bunmi; 
Hilado, Lee Jacob B.; Hu, Yong; Jerez, Genesis; 
Li, Teddi; Oh, Seungkyung; Peng, Danlu; 
Sen, Smita; Utter, Dillon; Villalon, Jean Cesar Villalon; 
Wang, Jingyi; Warren, Joseph Nathaniel; Wei, Zhuoxi; 
Wu, Jiannan; Ye, Jiang; Zeng, Chen ACE; Zhang, Lang; 
Zhang, Leying; Zhou, Lisa

Exhibition Organizer: The Central Academy of Fine Arts, China
Co-Organizer: US-China Cultural Institute
Curators: Dr. Yu Ding (chief curator), Dr. Zhijian Qian, Prof. Wang Chuan, Prof. Fei Jun and Prof. Ma Juncheng