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Guest Lecture: Aesthetics and Poetics of Infrastructure

16 Mar 2022

Time:8:20pm - 9:30pm


Online via Zoom

Dear students, 


You are cordially invited to join the guest lecture Aesthetics and Poetics of Infrastructure on March 16th,2022. In this talk, Prof. PAN Lu will discuss how theories and concepts about infrastructure, through the practice of an exhibition and two films she participated in, can be a medium for connecting past and future, urban space, and historical memory in contemporary art and video production. 


Topic: Aesthetics and Poetics of Infrastructure 

Date: March 16th,2022 

Time: 8.20pm - 9.30 pm 

Guest speaker: Prof. PAN Lu 

Moderator: Prof. LEE Yongwoo 


About the speaker:

PAN Lu is Associate Professor at Department of Chinese Culture, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  Pan is author of three monographs: In-Visible Palimpsest: Memory, Space and Modernity in Berlin and Shanghai (Bern: Peter Lang, 2016), Aestheticizing Public Space: Street Visual Politics in East Asian Cities (Bristol: Intellect, 2015), and her new book Image, Imagination and Imaginarium: Remapping World War II Monuments in Greater China is published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2020. As a filmmaker, she co-directed Many Undulating Things (2019), Miasma, Plants, Export Paintings (2017), Traces of an Invisible City: Three Notes on Hong Kong (2016) with Bo Wang and Anachronic Chronicles: Voyages Inside/Out Asia (2021) with Yu Araki. She was one of the curators of Kuandu Biennale, Taipei, 2018. 


Look forward to your participation.