Sunday, June 13, 2010

At Duke Until July 25 // Displacement: The Three Gorges Dam and Contemporary Chinese Art

From the Nasher Museum's website:

The Three Gorges Dam on the Yangzi River in China is the world's largest generator of hydro-electric power. When it was built, it displaced more than one million people and submerged more than 1,200 towns. This spring, the Nasher Museum presents "Displacement: The Three Gorges Dam and Contemporary Chinese Art," in which four leading contemporary Chinese artists—Chen Qiulin, Yun-Fei Ji, Liu Xiaodong and Zhuang Hui—respond to the dam project.

Listen to a podcast of North Carolina Public Radio's "The State of Things," in which host Frank Stasio talks with Kimerly Rorschach, the James H. and Mary D.B.T. Semans Director of the Nasher Museum, and Ralph Litzinger, associate professor of cultural anthropology at Duke, about the Three Gorges Dam in China.

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