Overview:Other Histories: Guan Wei's Fable for a Contemporary World - Guan Wei is an artist of our times. He was born in Beijing, migrated to Australia, and now lives and works in Sydney and Beijing. Other Histories was a major installation by Guan at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, in 2006-2007. The exhibition, inspired by the voyages of Ming dynasty admiral Zheng He (1371-1432) and the artist's own journey of migration to Australia, combined large-scale mural paintings and museum objects, transforming the gallery into a floating poetic corridor in which history and memory, fact and fiction, are blurred. This beautifully designed and illustrated book documenting the exhibition includes a statement and working drawings by Guan and essays by curator Claire Roberts; Geremie R. Barme, a leading historian and Sinologist specializing in China's cultural and intellectual history; and award-winning novelist Alexis Wright, a member of the Waanyi nation of the southern highlands of the Gulf of Carpentaria.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603726846-9781876957117. It was written by the following authors: Ms Claire Roberts. Book Other Histories: Guan Wei's Fable for a Contemporary World, which can be read online, published by the company: Wild Peony Book Publishers Pty Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Art, Photography, Fashion. The book was published on 2009-03-30 00:00:00. It has 160 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight g. File for download Other Histories: Guan Wei's Fable for a Contemporary World has PDF format and is called other-histories-guan-weis-fable-for-a-contemporary-world.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.

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