• Media Arts Collection: The Future is Now

  • The Future is Now: Art, Technology and Consciousness


    Worldwide first collection of 50 year writings of Roy Ascott (UK) in Chinese translation

    Ed. Xiaoying Juliette Yuan

    Chinese translation by Ling Zhou/Aifan Ren

    Published in China by Beijing Gold Wall Press, May 2012, pp.334

    ISBN: 9787515503516

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    The Book launch for “The Future is Now” was held at the renown co-working space in Shanghai, Xindanwei, within the 2012 Shanghai Biennial, during the retrospective of Roy Ascott in China curated by Xiaoying Juliette Yuan, with the presence of Xiaoying Juliette Yuan the editor, Roy Ascott the author (UK), and the following curators and art critics:

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    Anton Vidokle
    Artist and the Editor-in-Chief of e-Flux

    Boris Groys
    Professor at New York University, art critic, co-curator of 2012 Shanghai Biennale

    Colin Chinnery
    Artist and an independent curator, former Chief Curator / Deputy Director at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) in Beijing and former Director of Shanghai Art Fair International Contemporary Art Exhibition

    Shiming Gao
    Curator, Assistant Dean of Aross-Media Associate College, China Academy of Fine Arts

    Bingfeng Dong
    General planner of “Contemporary Art Book Series”. He is also the Artistic Director of Li Xianting’s Film Fund. He has previously worked at Guangdong Museum of Art, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art and Iberia Center for Contemporary

    Yehong Zhang
    General planner of “Contemporary Art Book Series” and the general manager of Beepub Publishing company

    Press conferenceOnsite photos provided by Bingfeng Dong