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Temporal Shifts: Time Across Contemporary Chinese and Taiwanese Art Practices

Friday, February 1, 2013, 9:30am-5:30pm
Museum Theater, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
2621 Durant Avenue (access via the Sculpture Garden)
Free and open to the public

The Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley has organized Temporal Shifts as part of the yearlong Time Zones event series, in conjunction with a residency at the Arts Research Center by renowned Taiwanese playwright/director/filmmaker Stan Lai. This daylong interdisciplinary symposium brings together scholars, artists, and curators to discuss questions of temporality as they are articulated in time-based art forms such as cinema, sound, dance, and performance across China and Taiwan. Featured speakers include cutting-edge artists from China and Taiwan, as well as distinguished scholars from UC Berkeley, Stanford, USC, Duke, and Zhejiang University. A full roster of participants and a detailed symposium schedule is available at

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