Workshop: 24 24

Quelle: Image:Echo Ho


24 24 is an expanded 'A Day On Earth' curriculum event planned as a week-long collaborative workshop. It will involve the Time-based Art with Contemporary Technology class  from the Berlin University of the Arts and 'Body & Media' from the Free Art Studio at the China Academy of Art in Hangzhou. MengXuan Sun and her students from the seminar 'Expanded Realms: Games, Emotions, Self-Expression' will also join. This workshop is designed for cross-timezone collaboration, conveying a shared vision of artistic processes and methodologies. It seeks to stimulate exploratory Practice with distant bodies and their relational media realities in contemporary art practices and current living conditions on Earth. After four days of intensive experiential exchange, we will engage a participatory audience in our 'A Day On Earth' 24-hour journey on June 7th and 8th at Wasserschloss Reelkirchen, simultaneously in Hangzhou, China, and online.

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The Free Art Studio at the China Academy of Art is led by a diverse group of active artists, planners, and scholars, which aims to deeply engage students with contemporary art practices and dialogues through a curriculum focused on creative freedom and experimentation. This is where the ‘Body & Media’ class intersects dynamic art, virtual senses, glitches or art, and more. It posits the body as the primary medium for interacting with the world, emphasizing its role in activating, embodying, and leaving traces within artworks and embodying art through various creative forms and technologies.

Wu Juehui, Born in 1980 in Hangzhou, China, is a pioneering media artist and educator at the School of Intermedia Art, China Academy of Art. He also founded the UFO Media Lab and directs the UFO Terminal. With a diverse practice spanning interactive media, biology, and information technology, WU's international recognition comes from his installations, videos, and theatre works showcased in prominent venues like the Serpentine Gallery Beijing Pavilion and the Barbican Centre Digital Revolution, among others.

Wang Jiaming, a theatre director and performing artist educator with studies in France, has been a pioneer in theatre and cross-media productions in China since 2008, focusing on innovative performance-making and body-based interdisciplinary research. Co-founding the Corbie & Rabbit Art Center and Media X Performance Studio with Wei Man—a dancer, educator, and choreographer with deep explorations into dance, education, and the intertwining of performance with social issues—they both dedicate themselves to advancing body-based interdisciplinary art education and creating unique, challenging performances. Since 2010, they have been teaching the "Body and Media" course at the School of Intermedia Art at the China Academy of Art.

MengXuan Sun MengXuan Sun, a Berlin-based digital artist and co-founder of the AN(8)X collective, uses game engines and 3D visuals to craft exploratory adventures in virtual worlds, envisioning a neo-romantic future. As an audiovisual artist, she integrates sound, lights, and motion tracking in performances across Europe and Asia, including at Transmediale Berlin, Silent Green, ACUD MACHT NEU, and Pompidou Center in West Bund Shanghai.

The Wasserschloss Reelkirchen Project, established in 2013, transforms the historic Wasserschloss Reelkirchen in Ostwestfalen-Lippe into a lively hub for experimental art and culture beyond urban settings. As a non-profit association fueled by the dedication of around 60 members from diverse professions, it aims to showcase the potential of rural areas as productive grounds for innovative and participatory cultural projects.

(Das Schloss-Projekt)