In this episode, Third Realm curator Davide Quadrio is in conversation with writer and art historian Xin Wang about the challenges of presenting contemporary Asian art as well as the Buddhist themes in our current exhibition Third Realm.
Find out more about this episode here: https://thepolygon.ca/news/the-polygon-podcast-episode-13-featuring-davide-quadrio-and-xin-wang/
Read Xin Wang's Cyclical Gods Reliving The Pandemic in Momus: https://momus.ca/cyclical-gods-reliving-pandemic/
Davide Quadrio is a producer and curator based in China and Italy. He is the founder of the first not-for-profit independent creative lab in Shanghai, BizArt Center, a platform to foster the local contemporary art scene. In 2007 he created Arthub, a production and curatorial proxy active in Asia and worldwide. Quadrio has organized hundreds of exhibitions, educational activities and exchanges in China and abroad. Recent curatorial projects include “Visions in the Making” at the Italian Cultural Center, New Delhi and Zhang Enli at Galleria Borghese, Rome.
Xin Wang is a writer, curator and art historian based in New York. Currently a Ph.D. candidate in modern and contemporary art at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU and the Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow at the Whitney Museum, where she has conducted Art History from Home webinars about technology, Asian/American perspectives, and social change. She is the curator of numerous exhibitions in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, and her latest writings have appeared in Art in America, Art Agenda, E-Flux Journal, and Artforum. She is currently planning an exhibition that explores Asian Futurisms for the Museum of Chinese in America in New York City.