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.

The Macalline Center of Art (MACA) is a non-profit art institution located in the 798 Art District of Beijing and officially inaugurated its space on January 15, 2022. Occupying a two-story building with a total area of 900 square meters, MACA unites artists, curators, and other art and cultural practitioners from around the world. Through its diverse, ongoing, and collaborative approaches, the Center establishes a new site on the contemporary art scene. Guided by the “work of artists” and backed by interdisciplinary research, the Center aims to bring together a community passionate about art and devoted to the “contemporary” moment so as to respond proactively to our rapidly evolving times.