Huiqin Wang: An Interwoven Path - exhibition in City Art Museum Ljubljana
Huiqin Wang: Prepletena pot / An Interwoven Path
City Art Museum Ljubljana
KIBLA has coproduced the opening performances and video installations for the exhibition Prepletena pot/ An Interwoven path by the artist Huiqin Wang, which was open on Thursday 27th May 2010 at 7 pm in and in front of Ljubljana Municipal Gallery, Mestni trg 5.
A comprehensive exhibition (1998-2010) of works by the Chinese-Slovenian artist comprises the selection of best works coming from various art cycles of the past twelve years of her creation and integration of fine art as well as cultural paths of the European and Eastern world.
This exhibition shall also feature artistic and other artefacts that were made during the two-year Hallerstein project (2008-09), which was implemented by KIBLA in close cooperation with the Slovenian-Chinese artist Huiqin Wang, the Sinologist dr. Mitja Saje Archives of the Republic of Slovenia, two Portuguese universities (Minho and Tomar), Slovenian association Korotan, the Beijing University of Languages and Culture, CIANT of Prague, Mengeš Museum, Slovenian Ethnographic Museum... The project represents an example of good practice in European Cultural cooperation with third countries - in the case of Hallerstein, with China.
Thursday 27 May from 7 pm to 10 pm during the opening
Živa kaligrafija / Living Calligraphy (a movement - fine art performance implemented by Huiqin Wang and Katjuša Kovačič, music support: Lado Jakša) and video animation Hallerstein on the façade of City Art Museum Ljubljana. More on the performance and on the intermedia performance with Edward Clug, Huiqin Wang and Cameron Bobro is available at: www.kibla.org/si/dejavnosti/kibela/arhiv/kibela-arhiv/2009/hallerstein-sng/
Apart from artworks by Huiqin Wang, animation, video and performances, the programme accompanying the exhibition in City Art Museum Ljubljana shall also comprise the presentation of the book Hallerstein Multicultural legacy of Jesuit wisdom and piety at Qing dynasty court - as published by ACE KIBLA and Archives of the Republic of Slovenia - which is scheduled for Tuesday 22 June at 6 pm. The book will be presented by prof. dr. Zmago Šmitek and prof. dr. Mitja Saje. Hallerstein - is the first book in the English language to present for the first time as a Slovenian Hallerstein having a German name and title, and provide proof of that, and the first account of a Chinese scientist confirming the identity of the head of Beijing Imperial Astronomy Bureau Liu Songling as Hallerstein.
Let us mention shortly that the intermedia performance Hallerstein featuring the dancer and choreographer Edward Clug will be presented as part of the Slovenian national presentation at Shanghai EXPO in September 2010.
Photo gallery (photo by: Boštjan Lah)