‘Wind Verification’ Art Installation | Guo Cheng | Duke Kunshan University

‘Wind Verification’ Art Installation | Guo Cheng

E.g., 07/25/2021
E.g., 07/25/2021
03/04 - 03/09
15:30 to 17:30
AB Auditorium foyer | IB 1010 | Online

“Wind Verification” | An art installation by Guo Cheng | March 5 to 9

Artist Guo Cheng is recipient of the 2020-21 CAC://DKU Research and Creation Fellowship supported by the Humanities Research Center under the theme “WWW – World Wide What” and co-curated by Vytas Jankauska, head of research at CAC, and Zairong Xiang, associate director of art.

The installation “Wind Verification” will be inaugurated by James Miller, co-director of HRC; Bi Xin, executive director of CAC; and Jankauska.

Join us for a symposium with Cheng, Jankauska and DKU professors Ivan Mura and Xiang on March 5 to find out more about Cheng’s exciting work, and “Wind Verification” in particular. The work addresses “the relationship between the common perception of social media as altered, selective representation of reality, and art as means for collective ‘peer-review’ of the unverified viral, in an attempt to provide alternative visions to what post-Covid-19 ‘World Wide What’ could become.”

Thursday March 4
3:30-5:30pm | AB Auditorium foyer
Workshop with Guo Cheng

Friday March 5
10:30-11:30am | IB 1010 / Zoom (770 275 7156)
Symposium with Guo Cheng: In conversation with Vytas Jankauskas, Ivan Mura, and Zairong Xiang

11:30am-12pm | AB Auditorium foyer
Inauguration of the installation with Guo Cheng, James Miller, Zairong Xiang, Vytas Jankauskas and Bi Xin

Computer vision algorithm development: Weihao Qiu (Ph.D. student, UCSB)

Short video collection: Danming Kang, Meixuan Wang, Zi Xun (DKU undergraduate student)

Find out more: https://sites.duke.edu/dkuhumanities/wind-verification-an-art-installation-by-guo-cheng/

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