Philip Tinari - Postures in Clay
Tuesday, October 19, 6:30 pm
Swigert Commons, PNCA Main Campus
1241 NW Johnson Street
Free and open to the public
In conjunction with Ai Weiwei: Dropping the Urn (Ceramic Works, 5000 BCE - 2010 CE), Philip Tinari discusses the practices of Jingdezhen porcelain production in the context of Ai Weiwei's approach to contemporary Chinese ceramics.Tinari is founding editor of LEAP, a new bimonthly journal of contemporary Chinese art based in Beijing and published by the Modern Media Group. Since 2007, he has run the publishing imprint, editorial office, and translation studio Office for Discourse Engineering. He is a contributor to Artforum, and is the founding editor of artforum.com.cn, the magazine's Chinese-language website. He has written and lectured widely on contemporary art in China, for publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times Magazine, and Parkett.