[spectre] CONF: CCVA 13: The World, Two Metres Away (China, Covid-19, art) (online, 9-10 Nov 20)

Andreas Broeckmann ab at mikro.in-berlin.de
Mon Oct 19 10:32:08 CEST 2020

From: Lauren Walden
Date: Oct 17, 2020
Subject: CONF: CCVA 13: The World, Two Metres Away (9-10 Nov 20)

Online, November 9 - 10, 2020

Centre for Chinese Visual Arts
The 13th Annual Conference

  The World, Two Metres Away


09 November,  Monday
  08.45-9.00 Registration and Introduction from Professor Joshua Jiang, CCVA

PANEL ONE: Chinese International Relations and Covid-19
Chair: Professor Jonathan Harris, Birmingham City University.

09.00-09.20 Yan Wu/Matt Wall (Swansea University) Maskphobia, 
Orientalism and a Global Pandemic: anti-Chinese racism during Covid-19
  09.20-09.40  Nixi Cura (SOAS, London)  China Trade
  09.40-10.00 Katie Hill (Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London) One 
Hundred Years of Solitude
  10.00-10.20 Laura Leng (Academy of International Visual Arts, 
Shanghai) The World 10,000 Miles Away: studying art overseas in a 
post-Covid world   10.20-10.45  Panel discussion

- 10.45-11.00  Break -
11.00-12.00 Keynote: Professor Xiang Biao (Max Planck Institute for 
Social Anthropology) Vertical Mediation: Why do we become more divided 
when acting together?

PANEL TWO: Going Viral: Covid-19 and Virtual Performance
Chair: Dr. Jenifer Chao, De Montfort University

12.00-12.20 Gao Shiyu (University of Edinburgh) Emerging Technological 
Bodies in the Covid-19 Pandemic
  12.20-12.40 Ada Hao (University of Brighton) Shared absence: the 
awareness of glitch and the challenge of latency in the art of networked 
  12.40-13.00 Ying Sun (Birmingham City University) ‘Cloud’ Square 
Dancing under the Influence of Covid-19 in China
  13.00-13.30 Panel discussion

  - 13.30-14.50 Lunch Break -

PANEL THREE: Covid-19, Surveillance and the State
Chair: TBC

14.50-15.10 Cristina Moraru (George Enescu National University of the 
Arts, Romania) Art, Life and Labour in Post-Covidism
  15.10-15.30 Meiqin Wang (California State University) Pandemic, 
Censorship and Grassroots Visual Mobilisation
  15.30-16.00  Panel discussion
  10 November Tuesday
  08.45-09.00 Registration and Introduction (Professor Joshua Jiang, CCVA)
   PANEL FOUR: Penning a Pandemic: Lockdown Diaries and Post-Coronial 
Chair: Professor David Roberts, Birmingham City University

09.00-09.20 Federico Picerni (Ca’ Foscari University Venice/Heidelberg 
Yours the Slogans, Yours the Praise: (self-) narratives in China during 
the epidemic.
  09.20-09.40 Stephanie Chow (Brown University/Peking University) The 
Artist’s Diary: from private diary to collective memory.
  09.40-10.00  Yusi Liu (Beijing Inside-Out Art Museum) A Chinese 
Covid-19 Romance: feeling and living the virus.
  10.00-10.20  Claire Chambers (University of York) Covid’s 
Metamorphoses and Post-Coronial Fiction
  10.20-10.45 Panel discussion

- 10.45-11.00 Break -
11.00-12.00 Keynote: Dr. Zheng Bo (City University of Hong Kong) The 
Soft and Weak are Companions of Life
  - 12.00-13.00 Lunch Break -
PANEL FIVE: Covid-19 and Art Activisms

13.00-13.20 Xiaoyi Nie (Royal College of Art)  Mourning in Demand of 
Publicness: Farewell to Li Wenliang as an on-site action and its online 
  13.20-13.40 Hongwei Bao (University of Nottingham) Learn German in my 
Kitchen: Queer Diasporic Engagement with the pandemic discourse
  13.40-14.00 Laia Anguix (Northumbria University) Street Art in Empty 
Streets: The significance of urban art and culture during a pandemic
  14.00-14.20 Whiskey Chow (Royal College of Art) The “Queer Blue Sky”: 
WHAT CAN ART DO during and beyond the global crisis
  14.20-14.50 Panel discussion

14.50-15.00  Closing Remarks and introduction to the Journal of 
Contemporary Chinese Art


Venue: Online zoom meeting with live streaming on Youtube.
- Zoom: Registration is compulsory and limited to 60 places, first come 
first served. Please kindly email lauren.walden at bcu.ac.uk with your 
position and affiliation (postgraduate students, emerging and 
established scholars all most welcome)
- Youtube live-streaming link: 

Reference / Quellennachweis:
CONF: CCVA 13: The World, Two Metres Away (9-10 Nov 20). In: 
ArtHist.net, Oct 17, 2020. <https://arthist.net/archive/23738>.

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