The Courtauld’s Research Forum is pleased to announce a new series for the 2019-20 academic year, Conversations in Contemporary Asian Art planned in conjunction with Asian Art in London.
The Courtauld’s newly established Courtauld Asia research group will launch its 2019–20 programme with a special series of events planned to coincide with Asian Art in London, the annual gathering of exhibitions, auctions, and gallery events held each Autumn. Conversations in Contemporary Asian Art brings together contemporary artists and Courtauld academics on four successive evenings to discuss new work and critical issues in the global contemporary arts of Iran, India, the Korean peninsula, and China. Please join us for this exciting inaugural program, and for the many other events in Asian art planned for the coming year.
Mon 4 Nov, 2019 Courtauld Asia
Interlaced with conspiracy theories and speculative fiction, Lawrence Lek’s CGI films and virtual worlds explore the geopolitical impact of automation and simulation. His universe is populated with dreamers – intelligent satellites, freedom fighters, fading…
Tue 5 Nov, 2019 Courtauld Asia
This is the second lecture in a series hosted by Dr Sussan Babaie and co-organised by Iran Heritage Foundation with The Courtauld Institute of Art, and in association with independent curator Vali Mahlouji Sussan Deyhim…
Wed 6 Nov, 2019 Courtauld Asia
The New York-based Shahzia Sikander will speak about her multi-media artworks. Sikander’s pioneering practice takes classical Indo-Persian miniature painting as its point of departure and challenges the strict formal tropes of the genre by…
Thu 7 Nov, 2019 Courtauld Asia
The Korean Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) is one of the world’s most heavily militarised border, located between South and North Korea. On the occasion of the opening of an exhibition at the Korean Cultural Centre UK…