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2022


Guest Tutor
MA Contemporary Art Practice (2nd year)
Royal College of Art

School of Arts & Humanities
Kensington Gore, London
SW7 2EU
22 - 25 March 2022

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Conversation
In Conversation: Yinka Shonibare CBE and Victor Wang (王宗孚)

South South Talk:
Join artist Yinka Shonibare CBE andcurator Victor Wang (王宗孚), ArtisticDirector and Chief Curator of theM WOODS museum in Beijing, for adiscussion of Shonibare’s filmmaking practice.

21 JANUARY, 2022


2021


Guest Tutor
MA Contemporary Art Practice
Royal College of Art

School of Arts & Humanities
Kensington Gore, London
SW7 2EU
7 December 2021

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Guest Lecturer

MA Curating and Collections
University of the Arts London
Chelsea College of Arts
22 September, 2021

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Guest Lecturer

"Why Chinese Art is Not Chinese: Eurocentrism in Art and Exhibitions"

MA in Modern and Contemporary Asian Art
Sotheby's Institute of Art, London
Lecture by Victor Wang (王宗孚)
Monday 7th June 2021

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Guest Lecturer

WHY (ART)HISTORY IS A WESTERN INVENTION: AN INTRODUCTION TO SELF-WRITING

Malmö Art Academy and Moderna Museet Malmö (KHM x MMM)
Digital lecture by Victor Wang (王宗孚)

Expanding on theorist Dipesh Chakrabarty’s hypothesis that all history is European history, Wang will explore the construction of art history via inter-regional art histories in Asia(s) and diasporic praxis that go between communities and geographies as a new way of re-thinking this historical subject, and the current method of canon building.
13 April, 2021

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Guest Lecturer

”Landless Art Histories: Why London Is Also Part of Asia” 

Royal Academy Schools, London
Spring Lecture Series 2021 (Open to RA Schools students only)
Lecture by Victor Wang (王宗孚)


Wang shares his research on non-geographically centred art histories that are trans-temporally active. Presented as an open discussion that moves through artistic practices, archival footage, political events, and exhibitions that complicate any singular or linear perspective on the development of an art historical canon.
Wednesday 24 March, 11.30 AM, 2021


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Guest Lecturer

”Landless: Asia as a series of Methods“

Yale Schwarzman Center, Yale University
Lecture by Victor Wang (王宗孚)
Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking in collaboration with Yale Schwarzman Center
Wed, 17 Mar 2021
6-7pm EST

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Conversation

"Time is Equal: Tehching Hsieh in Conversation with Victor Wang Part 3"

FIAC Paris
Institutional Conversations

Legendary performance artist Tehching Hsieh (b.1950, Nan-Chou, Taiwan) continues his ongoing dialogue with M WOODS Artistic Director and Chief Curator Victor Wang.
March 2-7

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Panel Discussion

“Common Sins? A Conversation about the Arts of Making Criteria”
With Speakers: Una Chung & Victor Wang moderated by Yusi Liu & Carl Olsson

Sheltering Places Season 4  
New Centre for Research & Practice
Tue, 23 Feb 2021
9am EST


2020


Conversation

In Fact, All These Tornadoes: Richard Tuttle in Conversation with Victor Wang (Artistic Director and Chief Curator of M WOODS, Beijing)

Modern Art, London
Dec 10, 2020

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Conversation

Frieze Art Fair

Presented by Stephen Friedman Gallery

Drawing on the important role that both dance and music have played in the transformation of the visual arts, the IMH will present key works by artist Denzil Forrester, including Youth of the Day (1989), that vibrantly depicts the dancing bodies that populated London’s reggae and dub nightclubs in East London during the 1980s.

Thursday 8 October 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Institute of Melodic Healing
9 Cork Street
London
United Kingdom

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Panel Discussion

What is necessary? responses from the institutions

Royal College of Art School of Arts and Humanities
With speakers: Zoé Whitley & Victor Wang chaired by Julia Grosse

The discussion will explore the current urgency of the arts, examining responses and adaptations from public institutions in terms of addressing the importance and necessity of diversity in the workforce as well as the changes affected by the pandemic.
Tue, 28 July 2020
19:15 – 20:15 BST


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Speaker

In Conversation: Museums, Tech, and the New Norm
organized by the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco in partnership with Christie’s, M+, and M WOODS.

Featured Panelists
Abby Chen
Head of Contemporary Art and Senior Associate Curator
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Doryun Chong
Deputy Director and Chief Curator
M+ of Hong Kong

and

Victor Wang
Artistic Director and Chief Curator
M WOODS of Beijing

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 Interview

Home Cooking
Victor Wang
INTERVIEWED
by Marianna Simnett
8pm Beijing / 1pm BST / 2pm CET
Live on https://www.instagram.com/____homecooking____/

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Guest Tutor
MA Contemporary Art Practice
Royal College of Art

School of Arts & Humanities
Kensington Gore, London
SW7 2EU
12 February 2020


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2019


Guest Lecturer

Goldsmiths MFA Curating programme
Goldsmiths, University of London
Lecture by Victor Wang (王宗孚)
8 Oct 2019
London

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Visiting Lecturer

Curating Workshop 
Central Academy of Fine Art (CAFA)
Lecture by Victor Wang (王宗孚)
Sept 2019
Beijing

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Guest Lecturer

Goldsmiths MFA Curating programme
Goldsmiths, University of London
Lecture by Victor Wang (王宗孚)
21 May 2019
London

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Guest Lecturer

Masters in Modern and Contemporary Asian Art Program
Sotheby's Institute of Art
Lecture by Victor Wang (王宗孚)
29 April, 2019
London

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Tutorial and Guest Lecturer


BA (Hons) Fine Art Drawing
Camberwell College of Arts, UAL
Lecture by Victor Wang (王宗孚)
23 April, 2019
London

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Guest Lecturer

Curatoring Course: Concept and Strategy
Central Academy of Fine Art (CAFA)
Lecture by Victor Wang (王宗孚)
March 21, 2019
Beijing  

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Speaker 

Four Waves: The Range of Things
Richard Tuttle in conversation with Victor Wang
Central Academy of Fine Art (CAFA)
March 17, 2019
Beijing  

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Guest Lecturer

Diploma 1
Architectural Association School of Architecture
Lecture by Victor Wang (王宗孚)
January 29
London


2018


Speaker

Amsterdam Art x ArtReview Conference
Panel discussion: 'Making histories: how does the past reflect the present?'
How can institutions use their programmes to revise and reconsider the cultural history of the place in which they are sited? 

Speakers: Meskerem Assegued (curator and director of Zoma Contemporary Art Center - Addis Ababa), Imara Limon (curator Amsterdam Museum), Clémentine Deliss (curator and publisher) and Victor Wang (independent curator, London and Shanghai)

Thursday, November 22 2018
09.30 - 17.00 
De Nieuwe Liefde, Amsterdam

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Speaker

“…the real is not an object. It is a process” (John Cage)  *Cerith Wyn Evans in conversation with Victor Wang
West Bund Art Fair Shanghai 
Nov 8
Shanghai 

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Speaker

“Horizons in Flight Mode.  Victor Wang in conversation with with Oscar Murillo” 
油罐艺术中心 Tank Shanghai
Nov 10
Shanghai

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Curator and Speaker

Ghost 2561, Bangkok
Participating artists: Yu Ji  // Li Binyuan  // He Xiangyu
Discussion with Korakrit Arunanondchai
Oct 14
Bangkok

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Guest Lecturer

Tokyo University of the Arts (Geidai)
Lecture Room 5-109, Tokyo University of the Arts, (12-8 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, TOKYO)
Lecture by Victor Wang (王宗孚)
*Japanese-English translation will be available.
Organized by Tokyo Arts and Space and Tokyo University of the Arts Graduate School of Global Arts, Department of Arts Studies and Curatorial Practices
会場|東京藝術大学 音楽学部5-109教室(東京都台東区上野公園12-8)

Oct 8
Tokyo


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Jury Member

Stand Prize Jury for the Focus section at Frieze London
Frieze Art Fair 
Thursday 4 October.
London

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Guest Lecturer

The Courtauld Institute of Art
Contemporary Chinese Art: Practices and Debates from 1989 to the Present
Lecture by Victor Wang (王宗孚)
5th July at 2.30-4.00 pm
London

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Visiting Lecturer

Arts & Humanities 
Lecture by Victor Wang (王宗孚)
Royal College of Art
London

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Guest Lecturer

Masters in Modern and Contemporary Asian Art Program
Sotheby's Institute of Art
Lecture by Victor Wang (王宗孚)
30E Lecture Room, 2.00 - 4.00pm
London


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Speaker

Power Station of Art, Shanghai 
Victor Wang in conversation with Michael Dean
Sunday 25 March 2018
Shanghai 



2017 


Speaker

Sadie Coles HQ and ArtReview present Victor Wang in conversation with Mark Rappolt
5pm, Monday 2 October
To coincide with Zhongguo 2185, an exhibition of ten artists from China, curated by Victor Wang
Followed by a walkthrough of the exhibition with artists Chen Zhe, Lu Pingyuan, Yu Ji and Tang Dixin
Sadie Coles HQ, 62 Kingly Street, London W1

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Speaker

当下本体论:气候、科技和深海领域
Current Ontologies: Climate, Technology and Deep-sea Territories
嘉宾 Guests:王宗孚 Victor Wang 卡特娅·诺维兹科娃 Katja Novitskova
地址:上海市普陀区莫干山路M50创意园区6幢105室 Undefine
Venue: UNDEFINE, BUILDING 6-105, M50 Art Zone, 50 Moganshan Road, Putuo District, Shanghai
16:30-17:30
September 8, 2017

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Moderator

Block Universe
Curator Chandra Frank in conversation with artist Zadie Xa, moderated by curator and researcher Victor Wang. Friday, 2 June 2017, 1pm
Somerset House, London



2016



Guest Speaker

Discussing Guan Xiao
Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
10 Jun 2016, 6:30 pm

In discussion with ICA Head of Programme Katharine Stout, on the occasion of 'Guan Xiao: Flattened Metal' in association with K11 Art Foundation



2015



Guest Lecturer

Chinese Exhibition Histories: the 1979 and 1980 Stars Exhibitions (星星画会)
Wednesday 18 November 2015, 2pm

As part of Exhibition Studies Talks organized by Dr Lucy Steeds, CSM Research Group, ‘Exhibitions: Histories, Practices’. Central Saint Martins, London.

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Guest Speaker 

'A Few Minds Are Better than One: Exhibition as a Potential Site of Shared Knowledge Production'
K11 chi art museum, Shanghai 
2nd August, 2015 (15:00-17:00).
Speakers: Jo-ey Tang, Victor Wang, Yu Ji

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Co-Organizer and Moderator

Why the Snowman Is the Best Sculpture in the Public Realm
8 July 2015, 7 pm
Mu.ZEE, Beaufort Triennial, Ostend
Keynote: Kasper König
Moderator: Victor Wang, speakers: Britta Peters and Marianne Wagner

Why the Snowman Is the Best Sculpture in the Public Realm is a keynote lecture with Kasper König, followed by a panel discussion with Skulptur Projekte Münster's curatorial team moderated by Victor Wang. Developed for the Beaufort Triennial, this event is part of a collaborative project between the Middelheim Museum, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Beaufort Triennial, Folkestone Artworks and Triennial and CAHF. In recent years, museums have been exploring new institutional models and exhibition sites outside the traditional gallery format to facilitate the ever-growing diversity of artistic practices, and to respond to the transformation of public spaces and cities. In a keynote lecture Kasper König will address these concerns through the lens and history of Skulptur Projekte Münster. Held every ten years, Kasper König founded the exhibition of sculpture in the public space in Münster 1977. The event will consider how such “long-term studes” explore the public sphere and how the public sphere itself has changed over time.

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Organizer and Moderator

Performatik 2015, the Brussels performance art biennial
26 March 2015
Kaaitheater, Brussels.
Speakers: Philip Gehmacher and Grace Schwindt
Moderator: Victor Wang

'On the Use of Props versus Objects' (Salon #8) is a panel discussion with artists and choreographers Philip Gehmacher & Grace Schwindt in conversation with Victor Wang on the ways in which artists and choreographers utilize objects, props, architecture, and sculpture to examine, support, or problematize the contestation of performance and theatre within contemporary art. The salon also addressed the expansion of performance and choreography into other visual territories such as cinema, sculpture and installation, and how such developments have reinvigorated artistic practices that oppose dramatic and institutional convention.



2014



Panel Speaker

Public Art and Common Spaces
Wednesday 27 August 2014, Session 4 (16:50 - 18:30)
RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, Geographies of co-production, 26 to 29 August 2014, at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) in London.

Speakers: Rachel Alliston (Artist), Frances Edgerley (Assemble), Nathan Koren (Podaris and Futurescaper), Tom Snow (University College London, UK), Dea Vanagan (Situations / Artwise), Victor Wang (Contemporary Art Heritage Flanders (CAHF).

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Moderator

Just Who Do You Think You Are?
14 June 2014, 10:00 – 18:00
M HKA (Museum Of Contemporary Art), Antwerp.

Speakers: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Merijn Oudenampsen and Iman Issa in conversation with Victor Wang. Organized by M HKA and CAHF (Contemporary Art Heritage Flanders).

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Guest Speaker

Third annual Art History Graduate Conference
Performing Money: The Problematic of Performance Art and the Art Market. University of Essex, Colchester, UK.


2013



Guest Tutor

London College of Communication, Curatorial Seminar, Photography Department, London, UK.



2011



Presenter

Independent Curators International (ICI), Curatorial Intensive Symposium
November 23, 2011
Curatorial Hub at Independent Curators International, New York, USA.

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Presenter

Node Center for Curatorial Studies, Curatorial lecture. Berlin, Germany.

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Guest Speaker

The Sound of Conversation
Satellite Gallery (Presentation House Gallery, Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery, Museum of Anthropology). Vancouver, B.C.



2010



Guest Speaker

LET'S TWIST AGAIN: The Archaeology of the Future.
September 17-18, 2010

The Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art.
Tenth Year Anniversary.
Speakers included: Ken Lum, Scott Watson, Paul Wong, Bruce Grenville, Steven Tong and more.
Vancouver, Canada.
(Photos)

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Guest Speaker

Pecha Kucha Night Volume 13.
September 30, 2010
The Vogue Theatre.
Vancouver, Canada.
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