Panel Discussion | THINKING CURRENTS: Liquid Territories & the Flux of Myths, Dreams and Reality

90 minutes

In conjunction with the signature exhibition, THINKING CURRENTS, with New York based Curator and Director of Asia Contemporary Art Week Leeza Ahmady and the Hong Kong-based powerhouse duo, artists and architects Map Office: Laurent Gutierrez and Valérie Portefaix 

A keynote discussion on the role of the Pacific Ocean, historically and today; mapping a set of interlacing inquiries by contemporary artists around pressing environmental and geo-economical concerns within and around the Pacific Rim territories (Cambodia, Vietnam, Taiwan, China, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Australia etc.) in connection to the Pacific Northwest and the world at large.

Image: Charles Lim, SEA STATE 6: phase 1 (digital video still), 2015, Single-channel HD digital video, 7m 13s. Courtesy of FuturePerfect and the artist.THINKING CURRENTS exhibition, curated by Leeza Ahmady.
Saturday, August 1 | 3:30 PM

CenturyLink Field Event Center (Theater)