Subjective Narratology|Journey to the Organs

2022.08.07 Sunday 20:00



Artist: Fang Lu

Date: August 7,2022

Time: 20:00-21:00

Tencent Meeting Code: 923-192-486

“Journey to the Organs” is a guided meditation series that opens up our consciousness to the internal organs. Based on the body, we will think about the relationship between human beings and reality, nature, and the universe. In this meditation, Fang Lu and the audience will enter the location of the soul (Po Hu) - the lungs.

Subjective Narratology

Accompanying the exhibitions Patty Chang: We Are All Mothers and Tong Wenmin: From South to North at Macalline Art Center, Subjective Narratology is a series of artist-led public events. Invited artists will give hour-long talks on their most important moments of subjectivity. Each event will comprise of an experiential story told by the artist, with specific visual materials beyond art: screenshots, tweets, images, texts, quotations, situations, bodies. Non-linear narratives, incomplete materials, misremembered information, eclectic decisions, or mysterious moments all contribute to the practice of the artists engaged in creation today.

About the Artist

Fang Lu,born in 1981 in Guangzhou, China. Lives and works in Beacon New York.Fang Lu’s most recognized for her video art, while her palette involves photography, installation and print as well. Her practice addresses the tensions intermingled with modern life. Through elevating personal experience and struggles to a metaphysical setting, she strives to reveal the magical aspects of the so-called mundane. Her works has been shown and screened in museums and art spaces including Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, Anthology Film Archive in New York, Centre Pompidou in Paris, Times Museum in Guangzhou and Berlin, the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing and more. Fang is currently completing her studies in Traditional Chinese Medicine in New York.

Macalline Art Center is a practice-oriented site focused on contemporary visual inventions. The Center engages with artists and art groups by building physical and online communities through events and research. The Center is guided by the working processes of artists, constantly re-defining and testing itself and renewing perceptual and cognitive systems in contemporary situations and contexts.