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Thomas LaMarre: “Understanding Gilbert Simondon: Humans and Machines”

Thomas LaMarre: “Understanding Gilbert Simondon: Humans and Machines”

Thomas LaMarre teaches in East Asian Media and Communication Studies at McGill University, Canada. He was among the first to introduce Simondon to North America, gave a brilliant and systematic exposition of the core issues of Gilbert Simondon’s thought.
Yan Jia’an: “Probability Exposes the Mystery, Statistics Explain the Secret”

Yan Jia’an: “Probability Exposes the Mystery, Statistics Explain the Secret”

At the lecture, Academician Yan Jia’an used 14 cases from daily life to show how probability exposes the mystery, how statistics explain the secret. At the same time, he talked about his understanding of science and art.
Ma Lu: Do Artists Need to Have Their Own Artistic Theme?

Ma Lu: Do Artists Need to Have Their Own Artistic Theme?

Prof. Ma Lu from CAFA, doctoral supervisor, Dean of the School of Plastic Arts and Director of the Department of Oil Painting, CAFA, elaborated on his own academic understanding and practical experiences in art, in addition to having an in-depth communication with doctoral candidates and other students present at the lecture.
Arne De Boever: “Automatic Art, Automated Trading”

Arne De Boever: “Automatic Art, Automated Trading”

From the cultural appearance of artificial intelligence and automated trading, Pollock’s works have inspired technological innovation, which seems to be impossible. How did abstract expressionism flow to the cultural reappearance of artificial intelligence and automated trading?
Li Yang: The Sketch as a Work – Building a Bridge between Training in Sketching and Artistic Creation

Li Yang: The Sketch as a Work – Building a Bridge between Training in Sketching and Artistic Creation

Prof. Li Yang, Deputy Dean of the School of Chinese Painting, CAFA, has been in charge of the teaching and he has proposed an artistic idea of the “sketch as a work” for the status quo, and it applied to...
Growing in the Nature with Another Existing Way: Dialogue between Olivier Kaeppelin and Liu Shangying

Growing in the Nature with Another Existing Way: Dialogue between Olivier Kaeppelin and Liu Shangying

In the desert in Mongolia, the wind blew sand onto the canvas, taking part in the painting process as a powerful force from nature...
German Art after World War II: How to revitalize a nation from calamities?

German Art after World War II: How to revitalize a nation from calamities?

Under the framework of the 45th anniversary of establishing China-Germany diplomatic relations, this cultural-exchange event has been the greatest presentation of German art in China after World War II.
The Discussion Waiting for a Conclusion: Symposium of 30 Years of Chinese Video Art

The Discussion Waiting for a Conclusion: Symposium of 30 Years of Chinese Video Art

The symposium was co-initiated by Tao Yongbai and Jia Fangzhou. Sun Zhenhua acted as the director of the Academic Committee and Yang Xiaoyan served as the academic chair. Members of the Academic Committee included LaoZhu, Yin Shuangxi, Wang Duanting, Tong Yujie, He Guiyan, Ji Shaofeng.
Ring as State, Breath as Root: Zhou Li Talked about the State of Creating

Ring as State, Breath as Root: Zhou Li Talked about the State of Creating

On September 10, 2017, “The Ring of Life: Zhou Li Solo Exhibition” opened at the Hive Center for Contemporary Art (Beijing), The Ring of Life is, after White Shadow (Yuz Museum, Shanghai, 2017), another exhibition on a grand scale, curated by the scholar and curator Chia Chi Jason Wang, the exhibition showcases Zhou’s paintings over...
Yin Siwen “Absolute Center”: Constructing a New Order of Planar Painting

Yin Siwen “Absolute Center”: Constructing a New Order of Planar Painting

Yin Siwen is a graduate of the Department of Oil Painting, CAFA in 2017. Initially he graduated from the studio of new realism of the Department of Oil Painting, Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts, in 2013 when he received a bachelor’s degree...
Ma Lei: Self-Projection in the Spiritual World

Ma Lei: Self-Projection in the Spiritual World

Born in Zibo City, Shandong Province in 1973, Ma Lei is a doctoral graduate of Central Academy of Fine Arts in 2017, and he was admitted to the Department of Oil Painting, Shandong University of Arts in 1992, and studied in Shandong University of Arts for a master’s degree from 2003 to 2006, learning from...
Interview with the Winner of “First Step Nominated Award” Chen Guobao: I Don’t Know

Interview with the Winner of “First Step Nominated Award” Chen Guobao: I Don’t Know

This group of creation “I Don’t Know” is actually a continuation of “Flickering” that he created when he was a third-year undergraduate. “I Don’t Know” series of work features a total of 16 pieces, and this set will continue as the emotional trajectory which is still continuing.