Rethinking Art Along the East-West Axis: - The 2004 - Gwangju Biennale
Posted on 22. Feb, 2009 by James Miller
|Title||Rethinking Art Along the East-West Axis: - The 2004 - Gwangju Biennale|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2004|
|Keywords||East and West -- Conferences, East and West -- Exhibitions, Kwangju Biennale|
A - review of "Rethinking of Orientalness in Visual Art," a symposium organized by the Korean National Commission for UNESCO - and the Gwangju Biennale Foundation, held at Seoul National University and Chosun University in Gwanju. The symposium, which served as a forum for the 2004 - Gwangju Biennale (entitled "A - Grain of Dust, A - Drop of Water"), covered a range of topics: - While Asian landscape paintings and Taoism were popular subjects with Korean scholars, geopolitics and the West's lingering cultural imperialism remained crucial issues throughout the three sessions.