FACE TO INTERFACE

This series of performances, What Kind of Technology is Culture?, spans multiple venues and the entire Asia Contemporary Art Week (through November 8th), presenting a technical perspective on the construction of culture. We propose culture is formed the way an iPhone is built—through a procedure that can be generalized, replicated and even exported.  

  • Christopher K Ho's new performative lecture roams over “tiger” parenthood and life planning in an Asian/American context.

  • I’m Making a Boy Band (IMMABB), a reverse-engineered K-Pop phenomenon, will perform original songs and talk about cultural exports.

  • Song Ta will screen and survey his performance work, which perverts administrative tactics of ranking.

We've opened our exhibition Face to Interface at Chinatown Soup, the fruit of a rigorous open call that selected Chris Fernald, JS Tan + JJ Tan, and Xiaoshi Vivian Vivian Qin. Their projects, in a presentation co-curated by Chelsea Liu and David Xu Borgonjon, span the online and offline to explore the social life of images.

Chinatown Soup