Tuesday 07/20/21 11AM
Conversations · Exhibition-Related

Wong Ping and Meredith Talusan in Conversation

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Wong Ping, The Other Side, 2015 (still). Two-channel video, sound, color; 8 min. Courtesy the artist; Edouard Malingue Gallery, Hong Kong / Shanghai; and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York / Los Angeles

This program will be presented via Zoom, register online here.

In this conversation, writer and journalist Meredith Talusan will interview artist Wong Ping in conjunction with the exhibition, Wong Ping: Your Silent Neighbor, the first American survey of the artist’s work.

Wong Ping (b. 1984, Hong Kong) lives and works in Hong Kong where he founded the Wong Ping Animation Lab in 2014. He has had recent solo exhibitions at SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA (2020); Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL (2019); Camden Arts Centre, London, United Kingdom (2019); and Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland (2019). His films have been screened at many festivals and institutions, including London Short Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Sundance Film Festival, Hong Kong International Film Festival, Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg, Centre Pompidou, and Artists’ Film Biennial. Wong was the recipient of the inaugural Camden Arts Centre Emerging Arts Prize at Frieze in 2018.

Meredith Talusan (she/they) is the author of the critically-acclaimed memoir Fairest and has contributed to many publications, including The New York Times, The Guardian, The Atlantic, WIRED, and Condé Nast Traveler. She is also founding executive editor and current contributing editor for them., Condé Nast’s LGBTQ+ digital platform. They are currently working on a novel.

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New Museum Digital Initiatives are generously supported by Hermine and David B. Heller.

Generous ongoing support is provided by the Charlotte and Bill Ford Artist Talks Fund.

We gratefully acknowledge the Research & Residency Council of the New Museum for its support of Education and Public Engagement Programs.
This program is made possible, in part, by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Support for “Wong Ping: Your Silent Neighbor” can be viewed here.

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