Robert Adanto

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ArtSlant are proud to be partnering with director Robert Adanto as media sponsor for during Miami Art Week 2015. On Saturday, December 5, at 1pm, ArtSlant and the International Fine Arts Consortium are sponsoring a special screening at The Coral Gables Art Cinema. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with artists Kate Durbin, Leah Schrager, and Katie Cercone. Documenting the experimental practice of 4th Wave Feminist performance through interviews with a new generation of... [more]
Iranian Female Artists Unveiled: Robert Adanto's Pearls on the Ocean Floor Screening at the Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles  
Parastou Forouhar, Shadi Ghadirian, Shirin Neshat, Sara Rahbar at Pacific Design Center April 26th, 2011 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Posted 4/13/11
Sixteen "pearls" are featured in this groundbreaking documentary by Robert Adanto that will be screened at PDC's SilverScreen Theater in LA on April 26. I encourage everyone to go see it, especially if you need a morale boost. Come early if you like surprises, and plan to stay for the post-screening panel discussion; the director will be on hand along with the celebrated performer Sussan Deyhim and noted scholars Farzin Vahdat and Nasrin Rahimieh. Adanto, who earned his MFA at NYU's... [more]
Robert Adanto at Art Basel Miami   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Cao Fei, Zhang O, Wang Qingsong, Chen Qiulin, Yang Yong, Xu Zhen at The Miami Beach Cinematheque December 5th, 2008 8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Posted 11/30/08
Robert Adanto's The Rising Tide, screening this weekend at Art Basel, captures the complex cultural implications of the global art market's insatiable taste for Chinese Contemporary Art.Adanto's documentary, recently screened at the UK's China Now, as part of Constant Stream China08 at the Royal College of Art, addresses China's economic and cultural metamorphosis through the work of the Middle Kingdom's most talented video artists and photographers. China's place as an emerging global... [more]
Documentary: Robert Adanto's The Rising Tide  
and Birdhead, Cao Fei, Zhang O, Wang Qingsong, Chen Qiulin, Yang Yong, Xu Zhen at Pacific Asia Museum October 3rd, 2008 - October 3rd, 2008
Posted 7/27/08
Although artists in rapidly developing China enjoy more freedom than they ever have before, they also face problems they never anticipated. In Robert Adanto's documentary , performance and video artist Chen Quilin, anime-inspired video artist Cao Fei, conceptual photographer Wang Qingsong, and a wide array of other Chinese artists speak of the spiritual and intellectual dilemmas they face in a society where almost everything is in constant flux. Adanto's surprisingly grim film highlights both... [more]
New Art World Order by Lisa Leong of APA  
Cao Fei, Zhang O, Wang Qingsong, Chen Qiulin, Xu Zhen at Monkey Town March 27th, 2008 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Posted 3/1/08
The art world is fascinated with what's going in China, and so is documenter Robert Adanto. His project The Rising Tide attempts to set the scene while showcasing the biggest names in contemporary Chinese art.  "They view it as fresh and exotic...They lack the understanding needed to judge Chinese art."Artist Yang Yong makes the above assertion in Robert Adanto's documentary to critique the growing trendiness of contemporary Chinese art in the international market. The "they" in question are... [more]