Book of Findings by Frog Wing

The October residency of the artist-led residency program ’Mapping the Affective Landscape’ (2018) ended with a collaborative work:

A book on how we, urbanized humans that we are/have become, negotiate and reflect on the cognitive load that comes from trying to keep track of activities in Jixiang Village.

Here where our bodies and minds are dealing with the uncanny effect of entering surroundings from which they evolved but have become detached, where apples and peaches are just an arm’s reach away, where doors are not locked and generosity is at large, we encounter none of the physical boundaries to which we have become habituated in urban settings. Immersed in cognitive overload, understandings of sharing and privacy begin to re-orientate.

We, Tika, Shuyin, Jixing, Witold, Qingwa, Adrian and myself, who participated in the October session realised quickly, that whatever it is we can do, it will only do justice to the abundance of growth and emergence around us, if we pool our skills. By the close of the residency we had compiled a ’Book of Findings’. By giving the location four weeks of concentrated attention, we ’found’ approaches, that tentatively explore the space between surveying and auscultation. Each contribution addresses a question raised by Erik Mueggler in The Paper Road, here somewhat condensed:

In what ways might the earth, as it emerges as a social being, serve as a resource for experiences that circumvent established ways of thinking and living the divides we make between the social and the natural? (see p.48)

"Road to Heaven #3" Show at Lijiang Library // 东巴神路图 #3 在丽江图书馆 by Jay Brown

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ROAD TO HEAVEN #3 // 东巴神路图 #3

[alternative subtitle: A Practice-Based Approach to Theology]

an exhibition of work by Frog (Qingwa)*

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Co-produced by Dr. Petra Johnson and HeJixing

@ LIJIANG CITY LIBRARY// 在丽江图书馆

from October 12-28th, 2018

2018年10月12日至28日

*also featuring: video (work-in-progress) “A Road Closer to the Gods” by An Xiao Mina (USA), with translated transcripts by Lisa Li (CN); “Crane Dance” video excerpt from Jixiang Village’s Qilin Dance (filmed and edited by Petra Johnson); audio piece “An Interview” featuring Professor FanDahan (CN) and Dr. Petra Johnson (UK), transcript editing by WuShuyin and HeJixing (CN); collaborative pieces with Dongba HeXiudong, Dongba Yanjianhua, Dongba HeSiqiang (CN); “Dog Head” fabricated as a prop for the film “Lashihai’s Ophelia” by Greta Mendez (Trinidad/ UK); live appearance and interview with Dongba HeXiushan a.k.a. Sunny (CN)


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SHOW STATEMENT:

The Dongba Road to Heaven funeral scroll is a long painting used at certain Naxi Dongba funerals. 

During the funeral ritual, a Dongba priest guides the soul of the deceased through the levels of Hell, and towards Earth and Heaven. 

“The Road to Heaven #3” Exhibition presents an unfinished Dongba Road to Heaven scroll painting. 

I first began studying Dongba culture as an art student in 2011, seven years ago. 

Since then, I have completed two Road to Heaven scrolls, seven Thangka-Style Dongba paintings, at least a dozen books of notes and observational drawings, and studies of ritual cards and wooden board paintings, under the guidance of multiple Lijiang Dongba teachers. 

I painted my first Road to Heaven scroll in 2014 as an assignment for a Dongba teacher- it has now been returned to him and it lives in Tacheng village, ready for use in the next ritual. 

I painted my second scroll in 2015-2017, as a study for myself. In 2016, that scroll was presented in an exhibition in Maryland, USA, and was also featured as part of a project in Mongolia, funded with a Visual Arts grant by the Asian Cultural Council. In 2018, the same scroll painting, when finished, was shown in exhibitions in Berlin, Germany and in New York City. 

This new scroll, which is currently in-progress, is my third edition. 

To encourage the interactive facets of cultural production, I encourage intellectual exchange as I invite visitors of all ages to evaluate the work and give feedback while it is being created.  

There will be a presentation/ performance lecture during the opening event, as well as a box to collect feedback throughout the duration of the show. 

During the closing event we can discuss the issues which have been brought to attention by the general public.

This gives the local community a moment to reflect on traditional Naxi Dongba culture, while also assessing how it is recreated and represented in international contemporary conversations today. 


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“东巴神路图”是一幅给纳西族东巴做葬礼时用的画卷。

做葬礼的时候,主持葬礼的东巴会把死去东巴的灵魂从地狱带到人间再从人间送到天堂。

我计划创作一个装置来展示一幅未完成的“东巴神路图”。

7年前(2011年),当我还是艺术专业学生的时候,初次接触并开始学习东巴文化。

从那以后,在多个丽江东巴老师的指导下,我已完成了2幅“东巴神路图”、7幅唐卡风格的东巴画、超过12本画有观察性绘画和注释的笔记、大量研究仪式的东巴手绘卡片及东巴木板画。

2014年,为了完成东巴老师的作业,我绘制了我的第一幅“东巴神路图”。这幅画已经交还给老师,现存于塔城乡,正准备用于下一次的仪式。

在2015年-2017年间,作为自己的研究成果,我完成了第二幅“东巴神路图”。在2016年,此幅卷轴画在美国马里兰州进行展出。这次展出也是亚洲文化协会视觉艺术奖赞助的蒙古项目中的一部分。在2018年,此幅作品,也在美国纽约及德国柏林进行展出。

此次即将在丽江市图书馆进行展出的卷轴(正在筹备中)是我的第三幅卷轴。

为了鼓励文化产出的互动,我将邀请不同年龄层的参观者进行智力方面的相互交流与意见互换,以便评估作品,并在作品创作的过程中收到反馈。

在画展开幕仪式上,将会有一个互动问答环节。在画展展出期间,也将会有一个意见箱,用以收集观展公众的反馈意见。

在闭展的仪式上,我们可以讨论由画展引起普通公众关注的一些问题。  

画展将给本地社群一个机会,去重新审视传统的纳西东巴文化,也将评估这样的一个传统文化在今日的国际性当代语境下,将如何被“再创作”和“再展现”。


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OPENING EVENT:

October 13th, Saturday

3-5pm @ the Library Exhibition Room

3:00: Extract from the Qilin Dance (Crane and Deer)- featuring guest performers HeJixing and MuXian

3:30: Speeches from Library Staff, Officials, Curators, and Lijiang Studio

4:00: Performance Lecture (“Post-Mortem Guidance Counseling: A Brief Intro”) by Frog

5:00: Library closes; dinner at restaurant


CLOSING EVENT:

October 27th, Saturday

3:00-5:00: Readings of collected feedback; Q & A

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Special thanks to Hannah Zhang, Jay Brown, and Lijiang Studio’s October residents: WuShuyin, Kartika Mediana, Witold, and Adrian (Trillion Rexford)

#slowtrain zines by D. F. Wing by Jay Brown

This autumn Frog (D.F. Wing) finished making analog versions of the #slowtrainresidency project with China Residencies; these have been compiled as a zine titled #Slowtrain: from Mongolia to Yunnan. We have a color copy and some black-and-white copies at our library in the studio, for anyone who might be interested.

#Slowtrain is the second zine produced by SunDogs Studio, the experimental mobile studio and micro press hosted by Frog as she works while traveling.


From Frog’s website (www.theparhelia.com):
”The #Slowtrain sketchbook, IG posts, and #slowtrain zines were created as part of my virtual residency project with @china_residencies. In October 2017, I set out, once again, to learn about the cultural and historical connections between the Mongolian nation and the Naxi ethnic peoples. Riding old trains from the border of Mongolia (Zamiin-Uud township) to the heart of the Naxi in Lijiang, Yunnan, I took notes and made drawings while roughly following the path that Kublai Khan’s troops would have taken in the 13th century, on their quest to conquer the known world. “

(photos: from @china_residencies)

Roots by Frog Wing

Peter Hagan, September 2018

The following is a short writing on roots in Lashihai. I was amazed by how close the family was to their farm and their home since it was something I had never experienced before. I called that connectedness “roots.” Problems arise quickly when talking about being “rooted” to a place. There are hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of Chinese men and women who left their hometowns for urban areas where they could make a more comfortable living. That is the result of a capitalist economy that has developed quicker than a community’s ability to cope. By doing so, they left a particular life that they are deeply connected to but that is completely understandable why they left. Maybe they did suffer a loss of identity but they gained modern offerings of freedom and comfort and are able to create and fulfill new personal ambitions. Further, are problems of scale: we can identify a house, a farm, a neighborhood, a city, or a nation-state as the home of our roots and find no conflict in feeling connections to multiple places at once. The problem, then, is a problem of definition. What are roots? How do we lay them? How do they affect us, the space and people around us, or the way we experience the world? Are roots really that important for survival? Are they becoming a nostalgia for a bygone era of humanity? The questions are important and so vast that my initial reaction to writing something about them was to compare roots to blackholes. That is why I struggle so much to write about the subject. There are no quick and easy answers for these questions.



On the He family farm there are three ancient pine trees, two within the family

compounds and one outside. Over generations, the trees have been bent into strange and

extraordinary but enchanting twists and bends, branching at odd and dramatic angles designed

and directed by human hands. In order to bring the trees to the shapes they are now, the family

lashed the trees with ropes and twisted metal wires around the trunks, tightening the restraints

until the shape is set. Now the trees are old, older than anyone in the family. They stand as

permanent effigies of the family that bound them.

Scientists say that, besides the taproot, roots grow opportunistically when the weather is

warm and the space is free. These old trees in the courtyards have root systems spreading deep

and wide; veins beneath a skin of concrete. Over the generations the trees grew bound with wire,

taking the shape defined by humans, leaving a permanent definition on the trees for their

lifetimes. But while their trunks are twisted and mangled, their roots are vast, untouched, and

unrestrained by the facsimile of the cement casing. The roots punctured those long ago.

***

Sitting at the table after lunch, Frog pointed out that the kitchen is older than the United

States.

“Well, not all of it, but the beams and the frame are.” We sat silent in that distinguished

room. After a moment she said, “I don’t know if you noticed, but Grandpa walks the same paths

every day and sits in the same place every day. He must have some power in repeating that path

all the time. He knows the farm so well. Sometimes I see him sleeping in between the rows of

corn.”

The Dongba conduct special ceremonies when a new home is built because it places a

human space permanently into the world, upsetting the balance between human and nature.

Generations later perhaps nature has accepted the settlement and then what exists is a testament

to the intimacy of their relationship: fertile fields and a family that remains. I am no Dongba. I

cannot say how effective the ceremonies are but I can see the depth of the bond. There, that farm

draws life from you like few places I have ever visited. It gives back food and warmth and for

me, a subtle awareness that you have stepped into a new stream of time, time that is still

insatiable but without supremacy in life. A time we can ignore and let run without chasing it

down the stream or feeling like we miss something as it drifts by. Our attention isn’t in a fleeting

moment, caught in regret; it is in the space around us, a space that has been colonized by the

roots of the family.

Roots run deep there. Deeper than any place I have ever visited or lived in or

experienced. Roots seemed to be present everywhere I went in Yunnan. That day Frog and I

talked about Grandpa I imagined him walking in invisible ruts carved into spacetime. The

alluvial farm transformed into an infinite plane of soft clay where Grandpa walked the same

paths for his lifetime, pressing and repressing footprints into the land. I imagined Grandpa

walking the same paths that his parents walked and the same paths his great grandchildren would walk. Eventually, I couldn’t separate him from the land. After so many generations how could farm and farmer be anything but one in the same? Even with smoking and drinking, Grandma said, “Grandpa has only been very sick once. He has only gone to the hospital once.” What happened to the farm when Grandpa was staying in the hospital?

Grandpa and Grandma must be able to see a remarkable amount of detail in the land

around them; the minutiae of the farm would be as familiar as fingernails. The alluvial farm

would be as clear in their memory as it is in reality; they live within both worlds simultaneously.

We all do. But Grandma and Grandpa probably do not suffer from the same fading memory that

we do since their memories are on and of the farm. Those are the roots that I’m writing about.

Roots are memory and are an entanglement of living. These roots span time by digging into

space. Grandpa and Grandma are as rooted to the land as the old pines in the courtyard. Their

walks are the blood in the veins. They are eternal caretakers of the land, which is them and their

family. Their relationships (and each one like it) are truly dense, thick and heavy. But mostly,

they are alive and alive in a way that you can point to and touch it and say, this is a life. This is

here and now and has been and I hope always will be.

***

On the He family farm there is an ancient pine tree growing in the middle of their

courtyard. Since a young age it has been coerced into twists and bends and branchings by metal

wires. Now, the tree is so old someone built a metal scaffold to hold its branches up. I worry that

a storm could tear it down in a night; a tree hundreds of years old gone in an evening.

I also wonder if the tree really is that old or if the growing process hides its true age. Even if it is

a young tree it is as much an artificial structure as the compound surrounding it, all planned and

planted. I asked a gardener how difficult it is to move a fully grown tree. Don’t do it unless it’s

absolutely necessary to save the tree, they said. The most difficult part would be carrying it. I

asked her how to treat the roots and whether or not they would be damaged. She said not to

worry, the taproot might be damaged when you dig it up but it will grow back and new roots will

take hold eventually, if you’re lucky. But moving the tree disconnects it from the vast mycelium

network, which takes it away from the neighboring trees. It isolates the tree in a new

environment amongst trees that share carbon, nitrogen, and water like a family shares meals.

You’ll run the risk of isolating the tree forever. You wouldn’t want that for yourself, would you?

HeWenzhao and the Qilin Dance by Frog Wing

On August 11th, HeWenzhao had the formal Opening Event for his studio down in Sima Village, beneath the highway. We took a group photo after he unveiled his new official signage by the front door. He invited friends, family, neighbors, artists, researchers, performers, Buddhist Lamas, Dongbas, and local Christian organizations too. Even Mr. Xuanke of the Old Town Naxi Orchestra made an appearance during lunch. The day's programming featured various speakers, Naxi songs, a Buddhist blessing, Dongba-inspired dance choreography, and a Qilin Dance around sunset, performed by Jixiang Village. 

It's also Erge's birthday (the 12th)! And we've just welcomed our next round of artists to begin Petra's 3rd session of the year. Busy start to the season. 


On a a related note: Qilin Dance is getting a lot of attention this year! 

He Zhao's film studio attended HeWenzhao's event too, and now they feel inspired to film a full-length documentary on the Qilin Dance Revival. They've already stopped by Lijiang Studio to gather interviews, and now are looking to gather video footage on how the costumes and props are made. Teacher Su also visited last week, to conduct a costumed photoshoot down by the lake. I (Frog) am currently working on a Qilin Dance book and hope to have to done within a month's time- before the end of October. It's probably good for this various media coverage to happen simultaneously, we can cover the same phenomena from many different angles... HeJixing hopes it might uncover new paths. 

More updates when these projects come to fruition!

Found Sound China fellows and finalists announced by Jay Brown

Over the past 20 years, hip hop and electronic music cultures have flowed --often in underground channels-- between the U.S. and China. From The Wu-Tang Clan to Rap of China, the influence of this music on mutual perceptions the two countries is immense. The exchange of music has accelerated with the availability of digital tools that allow anyone to create, remix, and share music with the world. Through this process, the remix, sample, ‘beat’ have become the lingua franca of cultural interaction between young musicians in China and America. 

Found Sound China, an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, produced by Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation in partnership with China Residencies and Lijiang Studio, is building on this cultural momentum, and adding a much-needed element of personal “offline” connection. From July 1st to July 29, 2018, six talented young music producers -- three from China and three from the USA -- will come together to collaboratively creative original music, revealing the potential of digital music-making to explore the deepening connections between Chinese and American culture in 2018. For one month, these musicians will live and travel together through different regions of China while recording and remixing local sounds.

This year’s six fellows and six finalists were selected by a jury consisting of 5 musicians, residency curators, and educators: Kira Simon-Kennedy, Jeremy Thal, Wei Wei, Jason Hou, and Eddie Lu. 

Check out the fellows here.

Leagues of Breaking Light- fundraiser by Naima Fine by Frog Wing

Naima Fine, one of our artists-in-residence from 2015, is moving forward with her audio-visual work on Yunnan's rhododendrons! Very exciting news. You can support her current project here:


From Naima:

"Hi folks! I've just launched a fundraising campaign to record a big work of ecological sound art I created as an artist in residence at LiJiang Studio in rural China in 2015. The work is a 'sonification' of a PhD thesis exploring effects of climate change on Himalayan Rhododendron flowers. I'm blessed to have some of Australia's best new music specialists playing for me - help me to pay them! I'm presenting this work at the International EcoAcoustics Congress in June, and will ultimately release the recordings as part of a multi-media album. Please check out my project, share it far and wide and donate if you can - any amount will help – and it's tax deductible too! Thanks so much for your support!"

https://australianculturalfund.org.au/projects/leagues/

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Leagues of Breaking Light is a body of work sonifying ecological climate change research. It translates and interprets ecological data and ideas into musical forms.

Public Colors/ Private Lines by Frog Wing

An update on what our friends in Germany are up to...

Stop by if you're in Berlin around this time! I (Frog) am currently on the way, with an appointment to take a look at Dongba texts behind the vault at STAATSBIBLIOTHEK ZU BERLIN. Please contact me at theparhelia@gmail.com to meet up anytime between April 26- May 8th! 

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CHRISTINE FALK & ALFRED BANZE / CAMPING AkADEMIE e.V.
PICTURES, INSTALLATIONS & PROJECTS

PUBLIC COLORS/ PRIVATE LINES

The exhibition „Public Colors / Private Lines“ shows paintings, drawings and videos by Christine Falk and Alfred Banze, as well as participative projects that they have realized with their association Camping Akademie e.V. in the past 10 years in Berlin and around the world, often in Emerging and developing countries. New works created in China in 2017 form a center of the exhibition. The collection of the city museum is included.

EXHIBITION April 28 to June 24, 2018
Gothic House, Breite Strasse 32, 13597 Berlin Spandau
Mon – Sat 10am to 6pm, Sun 12am to 6pm

VERNISSAGE on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 7pm
Performances by Dawa Frog Wing, Lijiang Studio, USA / China
and Arief Yudi Rahman, Jatiwangi Art Factory, Indonesia
Welcome: Gerhard Hanke, district councilor and Ralf F. Hartmann, cultural office Spandau

FINISSAGE on Wednesday, 20 June 2018 at 7 pm Music performance with Kopi Kaputa
Reading with Christine Falk, travel stories

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ART / COMMUNITY / ART 
Exhibition, lectures, performances, talks10 years Camping Akademie e.V.
A regional and international network presents Community Art

Arief Yudi Rahman, Jatiwangi Art Factory, Indonesia
Dava Frog Wing, Lijiang Studio, China/USA
Jiandyin, Baan Noorg Arts & Culture, Thailand (per Skype) 

Andreas Dettloff, Art Foundation,Tahiti

Frank Gerlitzki, SAT, China/Luxembourg
Sokuntevy Oeur, Berlin & Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Kim Dotty Hachmann, Schillerpalais & Top e.V., Berlin
Carola Rümper, mp43, Berlin
Force Raik, Kitty-Yo, Berlin
Stephan Groß, AV-Gruppe Kopi Kaputa, Berlin
Tanya Barnau Sythoff, Berlin & Amsterdam
Christine Falk & Alfred Banze, Camping Akademie e.V., Berlin

Saturday, May 5th
14.00 Opening, artistic installations and information stands
4 – 7 pm Introduction, lectures & talks
7 pm Performances, artistic installations, information stands & music

Sunday, May 6th
2 pm artistic installations and information stands
4 – 7 pm Lectures & talks

 

show @ Vox Populi by Frog Wing

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Flier by Shaina Yang for the Vox Populi show in Philly! Featuring Lao Dan, Theresa Wong, John McCowen, and Shani Aviram

... and below is a video from the night (minus Shani's set, which happened just before)

Thanks to everyone who came out! So glad we made this happen. 

And now we're gearing up for the 2018 session, curated by Petra Johnson. Expect website updates as the months progress! We've got four separate sessions with different rosters of participants, to be filed under chapter: "Mapping the Affective Landscape"... 

《嘟!嘟!返场大会(2017)》招集令 LIJIANG STUDIO – A DUDU CELEBRATION – CALL FOR WORK 2017 by Jay Brown

前言STORIES

12年前,正杰从美国背井离乡来到丽江拉市海吉祥村,租下一个纳西院子,和许许多多的艺术家们把那里变成了一个自由开放的艺术工作站——丽江工作室。

12 years ago, Jay Brown became a guest of the He family in Jixiang Village, Lashihai, near Lijiang. He turned it into a freestyle open art space. Many artists have been there. And that is the story of Lijiang Studio.       

邻居二油家和许许多多的村民朋友们让这个村子变得更加亲切,把大家都拥抱成同乡人。

The neighbors, Er Ge and his family, and the friendly villagers nearby made the Jixiang village like a big family, embracing everyone who visits.  

后来,一条城里的小狗“嘟嘟”来到邻居二油家。成为了一条村狗并且儿孙满堂的她,陪伴过艺术家们的田野调查、深夜讨论、艺术创作;也见证了吉祥村开辟大路、筑起大坝、插满桃树。

Later, an urban puppy named Dudu come to the neighbor Er Ge’s house. Dudu became the top dog and a big beautiful mother in the village. And she always accompanied the artists investigating, discussing, and working. She witnessed the road laid, the dam piled up, and the peach paradise implanted.   

“嘟嘟”也是十二年时间列车的声音。
“DUDU” is the sound of a time-train 12 years long.

如同拉市海的候鸟,离家闯荡的村人一度返乡,当年丽江工作室的驻留艺术家一度返场。

Like the migratory birds of Lashihai, those villagers who once left, then returned to the village again, those artists who once came, then returned to Lijiang Studio again.

这里有大家无法忘记的东西。

Here are things people can’t forget.

 

邀请函 INVITATION

以“嘟嘟”为引子,吉祥村的“返场大会”拉开帷幕。

With beginning from “DUDU”, let’s start “an encore party” of Jixiang Village.

2017年6月起,许多驻留过的艺术家们会陆续回到拉市海吉祥村的丽江工作室,重燃热情继续各自的研究主题。群体的返场、再碰撞让人兴奋。我们诚挚邀请诸位做一次自由表达,百无禁忌。

From June 2017, many previous resident artists return to Lijiang Studio of Jixiang Village, and continue their research with new and different passion. The group’s re-encounters contain surprises. We sincerely invite you to celebrate with us by making make one expression, freely, nothing is forbidden. 

持续性的展示与传递:

每个作品的图文将以a4纸为载体,以简报(broadsheet)或者传单的样式,从丽江城里的复印店输出并现场发布。周二的村集市和村里小卖部皆可借为平台进行介入性实践。作品可以根据作者的要求择地实施。

Continuously Show and Transmit:

The works generated will be printed and distributed on A4 paper, as a broadsheet or flyer from a print shop in Lijiang. We also have our eye on the local Tuesday market at Fengle village as a venue, and shops or publics spaces where we think it is possible to have interactive situation. Ideas are welcome. 

作品递交与联系:38393609@qq.com, +86 18686503889 

截止时间:6月31日

主要可持续性活动场地(待定):城复印店,周二的村集市,吉祥村小卖部,丽江工作室

Contact: Jaybrown77@mac.com 

Deadline:June 30 2017

Mainly Continuously Activities Venues. (to be determined): City print shop, Tuesday village market, Village stores, Lijiang Studio 

最后,此次活动文献将与《返场艺术家的所做与所未为(待定)》和《丽江之外(待定)》一同结集成册。

The documentation of this project will be edited, mostly by Lisa, into a book with “what returning artists did and did not do (or something like that)” and “out of Lijiang (or something like that).”

感谢您的参与与贡献!

Thanks for your participation and contribution!

Madeline Finn Painting Exhibition 麦德林·芬 丽江工作室画展 by Jay Brown

Madeline Finn, 2016

Madeline Finn, 2016

The series of paintings on display at Lijiang Studio are indicative of the people, objects, landforms and conversation that I encountered during my time in Jixiang Village and other parts of Yunnan. Many of the works are abstracted and process-based. I attempted to collage the essence of my experiences by implementing color theory, mark making, oil paints and waxes. The original forms created with paints were reconfigured when the waxes were heated: spreading, peeling or bubbling the oil pigment to create entirely new forms. Each composition has undergone a succession of this layering process through to the painting’s compostition. This exhibition, with the exception of the more figurative portraits of Grandmother and the black dog, is an abstracted compilation of the facets of Yunnan Province that I have experienced thus far.

丽江工作室展出的系列绘画表现了我在吉祥村及云南其他地方遭遇的人、物、地貌和对话。许多作品抽象且注重过程性。我尝试运用色彩理论、线条勾勒法、油画颜料和蜡拼凑出我经验的内核。当蜡被加热,原先的画面被重新构造:油画颜料流散、脱落或起泡,新的形态随之生成。每组作品都经历了如此这般的层层转折。这次的展览抽象地展示了我目前所见识的云南的方方面面,唯一的例外是两幅相对具象的肖像,画的是和家阿婆及一只小黑狗。

Only Time Casts Shadows by Jay Brown

只有时间留下影子_行为艺术遭遇

2016-07-02 只有时间留下影子

时间:2016年7月9日-10日

地点:丽江工作室,拉市海吉祥村,丽江,云南,中国

主办:丽江工作室及驻地艺术家六哥和南茜

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作为在丽江工作室驻地计划的结尾,我们期待可以来一场开放的遭遇。尝试聚焦于时间存在的不同方式,我们邀请大家带着任何与时间有关的物件,来丽江工作室参与我们的活动。我们提供三个选择,当然也非常欢迎你提供其他的可能性:

1. 用你的方式讲一个关于这个物件的故事;

2. 用这个物件创作你的行为作品,或者由我们来做;

3. 让我们将你的物件保存于时间囊。

 

2016年7月9日 周六 下午二时

1. 讲述时间的物件

2. 展览开幕

3. 基于时间的行为 -集体场域

4. 音乐演出

 

2016年7月10日 周日

1. 时间囊仪式

2. 户外空间行为现场

3. 艺术家讲座及作品呈现

 

艺术家:

和丽斌   

木欣荣    

阿    俊   

木云柏    

啊    东   

常    雄   

郭    子  

刘丽伟  

张    苗  

邝老五

柏    青

刘南茜

Rokko Juhasz

MadelineFinn

Paper 小组(王蓓/沙玉蓉/杨辉/黄越君) 

吉祥村纳西古乐队 

特别鸣谢: 丽江工作室、正杰、和丽斌、和恒光 (二哥)、和雪梅、和仕元、和淑芬、和吉宇

联络电话:158 1064 8987(南茜)

 

Only Time Casts Shadows

Performance Art Encounter

Dates: 9 -10 July 2016

Place: Lijiang Studio – Jixiang Village - Lashihai – Lijiang, Yunnan, China

Organizers: Lijiang Studio and artists in residency - Rokko Juhász & Nanxi Liu

As the ending of our 2-month residency program in Lijiang Studio, we are looking forward an open encountering. Trying to focus on different modalities of the Time, we invite everybody to bring any object related to time and join us at Lijiang Studio. We offer three choices, while your contribution for any other possibilities is warmly welcomed:

1. Tell a story about the object in your own way

2. Do or let us do performance with your object

3. Let us preserve your object in Time Capsule

9th of July 2016 – Saturday2pm

1. Objects related to time

2. Exhibition opening

3. Time based performances – Group Situation

4. Music performances

 

10th of July 2016 - Sunday

1. Time Capsule Ceremony

2. Outdoor performances
3. Artist talks and presentations

Artists:

He Libin

Mu Xin Rong

A Jun         

Mu Yun Bai        

A Dong              

Chang Xiong      

Guo Zi  

Liu Liwei          

Zhang Miao 

Kuang Laowu

Bai Qing    

Paper Group (Wang Bei, Sha Yurong, Yang Hui, Huang Yuejun)

Nanxi Liu

Rokko Juhasz

MadelineFinn

Jixiang Village Orchestra

Special thanks to: Lijiang Studio, Jay Brown, He Libin, He Hengguang (Er Ge), He Xuemei, He Shiyuan, He Shufen, He Jiyu

Contact No.: +86 158 1064 8987 (Nanxi)

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RECOLLECTIONS Book Launch in Brooklyn by Frog Wing

Samantha and Viccy's RECOLLECTIONS e-book is now in print, and it looks great! They did a fantastic job. Join us in at the Puerh Brooklyn Teashop to celebrate, this Sunday, June 5th (2-6pm). Brief Q&A at 3pm. 

RECOLLECTIONS: 12 Vignettes From Lashihai Bilingual PRINT EDITION    * 12 chapters *    * 36 full bleed photographs *   * in English and Chinese side by side *    All books will be 10% off on the day:   $18 for books at the event   $20 for books purchased online at  http://twopoint5.co.uk/recollections-bilingual-print-edition/

RECOLLECTIONS: 12 Vignettes From Lashihai Bilingual PRINT EDITION

* 12 chapters * 
* 36 full bleed photographs *
* in English and Chinese side by side *

All books will be 10% off on the day:
$18 for books at the event
$20 for books purchased online at http://twopoint5.co.uk/recollections-bilingual-print-edition/

FFSM: He Family Stories (Brisbane show) by Frog Wing

Fine Fine Small Mountain (Miranda Hill and Naima Fine) have this show coming up in Australia (Brisbane) on May 7th! Featuring musical pieces that were composed here in Lashihai last year- including collaborative visual works by MuYunbai and Frog Wing. Performances at 7 and 9pm. If you can't attend- tell your friends who live in Australia!

Reverse Garbage Queensland: 20 Burke St, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Australia 4102

May 7th (Saturday): 7pm, 9pm:

Facebook event page: link here