Refocusing on the Medium: the Rise of East Asia Video Art——-OCAT SHANGHAI————–E-PUBLICATION

This publication will officially launch at RE:SOURCE The 10th International Conference on the Histories of Media Art, Science and Technology, Venice 15 September 2023 

Refocusing on the Medium: The Rise of East Asia Video Art
OCAT Shanghai 2022  

Catalogue publication, E-PUBLICATION 181pp, Full colour, English and Chinese
ISBN 978-1-921858-39-0 
Published by OCAT – Shanghai and MAAP-Media Art Asia Pacific 

Refocusing on the Medium: The Rise of East Asia Video Art is the post exhibition catalogue documenting the exhibition at OCAT Shanghai contemporary art museum. Twenty-five key pioneer CCTV video installations and video sculptures by fifteen artists from Japan, Korea, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, including Katsuhiro Yamaguchi (1928–2018), Nam June Paik (1932–2006), Yoko Ono (b. 1933), Kim Kulim (b. 1936), Shigeko Kubota (1937–2015), Takahiko Iimura (1937–2022), Park Hyunki (1942–2000), Keigo Yamamoto (b. 1936), Soun-Gui Kim (b. 1946), Wang Gongxin (b. 1960), Ellen Pau (b. 1961), Chen Shaoxiang (1962-2016), Geng Jianyi (1962-2017), Zhu Jia (b. 1963), Yuan Goang Ming (b. 1965). Forward by Chinese video art pioneer Zhang Peili, with curatorial essay by Kim Machan. The exhibition is the first dedicated examination of video installations from East Asia and was open from 27th December 2020 to 21st March 2021 at the OCAT Shanghai then toured with additional artists and works to Beijing Minsheng Art Museum from 5th March 2022 to 8th May 2022. Full colour,181 pages, 60 images, e-publication and limited availability hard copy. Chinese and English.