Asia Society Museum, Mana Contemporary, and Smack Mellon Present Video Art from Latin America and Asia

Exquisite Corpse: Moving Image in Latin American and Asian Art on view at Mana Wynwood Miami, December 6–10, 2017

Shiva Ahmadi. Lotus, 2014.

Shiva Ahmadi. Lotus, 2014. Single-channel animation with sound. Duration: 8:51 mins. Asia Society, New York: Gift of Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz, 2015.1. Courtesy of the artist and Leila Heller Gallery.

NEW YORK, November 28, 2017 — Asia Society Museum will lend seven video works from its permanent collection to the exhibition Exquisite Corpse: Moving Image in Latin American and Asian Art on view during Miami Art Week 2017. The exhibition, organized by Asia Society Museum, Mana Contemporary, and Smack Mellon, presents a selection of video and new media works by leading contemporary artists from across Latin America and Asia. The exhibition will be on view from Thursday, December 6, through Sunday, December 10, 2017 at the Mana Wynwood Miami. Public hours are from noon to 8:00 PM.

The exhibition comprises works by fourteen artists, including works by the following seven Asian and Asian American artists, on loan from the Asia Society Museum Collection: Shiva Ahmadi (born 1975, Iran), Patty Chang (born 1972, United States), UuDam Tran Nguyen (born 1971, Vietnam), Rahraw Omarzad (born 1964, Afghanistan), Rashid Rana (born 1968, Pakistan), Zhou Xiaohu (born 1960, China) and Zhu Jia (born 1963, China).

The Asia Society Museum Collection comprises both traditional and contemporary Asian and Asian American art. Its holdings of contemporary art, initiated in 2007, feature nearly one hundred significant works of video, animation, photography, and new media art by artists from Asia and the Americas.

To find out more about the exhibition, visit www.ManaContemporary.com/exquisitecorpse.

About Asia Society Museum
Asia Society Museum presents a wide range of traditional, modern, and contemporary exhibitions, taking new approaches to familiar masterpieces and introducing under-recognized arts and artists. Through its exhibitions and related public programs, Asia Society provides a forum for the issues and viewpoints reflected in both traditional and contemporary Asian art, and in Asia today. Founded in 1956 by John D. Rockefeller 3rd, Asia Society is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational organization based in New York with cultural centers and gallery spaces in Hong Kong and Houston, and offices in Los Angeles, Manila, Mumbai, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Sydney, Washington, D.C., and Zurich.