In Translation

24 Nov 2010

Event times

7 pm

Cost of entry


waterside contemporary

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Buses 141, 21, 271, 76 and N76 stop in New North Rd (Mintern Str) and 394 directly by the gallery.
  • Tube Old Street or Hoxton
  • Old Street / Hoxton

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In Translation 'Foreignness': A Language In accompaniment to the exhibition murmur, the artist Erika Tan and curator Eliza Tan discuss the notion of ‘foreignness' and the indeterminacies of identity as constructs of visual and verbal languages, questioning the extent to which cultural experiences are shaped by pre-defined values, myths and assumptions. The discussion will be accompanied by a screening of Shot Through, a work of Tan's made from footage shot in Shanghai during a residency in 2004. The trip was not the artist's first or the second visit to China, but the ambiguous and ambivalent relationship to ‘ancestral' lands remains in the work. The work looks at the way in which China becomes a cipher through the written text of others.

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