Simon Leung: To squat a country, to find the next Bed. Friday, April 20, 2018, 12 – 1:30pm
Simon Leung: To squat a country, to find the next Bed.
Campus Location:Manetti Shrem Museum
Location of Event:UC Davis Campus
Cost:Free
Contact Phone #:530-752-8500
Event Type:Arts and Entertainment, Forums, Discussions and Information Sessions, Free Events, Lectures and Seminars
Presented by:Manetti Shrem Museum
Sponsored by:Mellon Initiative in Comparative Border Studies at UC Davis, the Program in Critical Theory at UC Davis and the Manetti Shrem Museum

Simon Leung was born in Hong Kong and lives in Los Angeles. Two of his works, War after War (2011) and Squatting Project (1994) are featured in the exhibition, Welcome? His work is project-based, spanning several mediums (video, performance, sculpture, drawing, critical theory, fiction, and opera), sometimes inhabiting several forms at once. He is the co-editor of Theory in Contemporary Art Since 1985 (Blackwell 2004), and since 2001 has taught at the University of California, Irvine. His latest project "Squatting Project/Guangzhou" was on view at the Third Guangzhou Triennial in China.

After presenting his work, Leung will be in conversation with Susette Min, an associate professor in the department of Asian American Studies at UC Davis, and the curator of
Welcome?

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