In collaboration with Whitebox Art Center, Asian American Arts Centre presents, “China: June 4, 1989”, an art exhibition. Curated by Robert Lee, the exhibition features works from artists that were part of the original 1989-90 exhibition. The show is located in the lower level of Whitebox gallery, which is open from 11:00AM-6:00PM on weekdays and 12:00PM-6:00PM on weekends.
Fifty-one artists will be participating. Some of the artists included are: Vito Acconci, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Betty Beaumont, Manon Briere, Luis Camnitzer, Mel Chin, Julia Nee Chu, Agnes Denes, Lotus Do, John Duff, Leon Golub, Billy Harlem, Edgar Heap of Birds, Kunio Izuka, Ik Joong Kang, Anna Kuo, Donald Lipski, Nam June Paik, Lilliana Porter, Rumiko Tsuda/Daniel Georges, Dolly Unithan, Martin Wong, Sofia Zezmer, and Zhang Hongtu. Special tours of the exhibition for groups can be arranged by appointment.
In conjunction with the exhibition, there will be a special screening of “Portraits of Loss and the Quest for Justice”, a documentary provided by Human Rights for China that consists of footage shot by the Tiananmen Mothers – a group of family members of those killed during the violent crackdown on the 1989 Democracy Movement. The documentary will be on view during the opening and closing receptions. For more information on the Tiananmen Mothers and HRC’s initiatives, please visit:http://www.hrichina.org/en/june-fourth-25-resisting-enforced-amnesia-building-just-future.
More information about the original exhibition can be found athttp://www.artspiral.org/past_exhibitions/june4/june4.php.