ISCP TalkJune 19, 2012
Salon: Meiya Cheng & Vessna Perunovich
Meiya Cheng will discuss her current work and research which focuses on issues facing cultural production including conditions of exhibitions, the role of existing art institutions and cultural policies that shape the envrionment surrounding this work. Cheng is an independent curator and cultural organizer based in Taipei and previously worked at MOCA.
Toronto based artist Vessna Perunovich will focus on her performance work. She will discuss this site-specific work and address boundaries and potentials of cultural and social interactions. An interdisciplinary artist, Perunovich started her performative practice almost a decade ago, and developed it as one of the most prominent components in her work. Her talk will highlight some of her key performances including I Hug the World and the World Hugs Me Back, which has been performed in a number of cities around the world since 2003 and will be presented in New York City in late May 2012.