Rendezvous:Young French & Chinese Art

  • Dates:2017-04-11 - 2017-05-03
  • Location:F1, Exhibition Hall and Floor 2, Exhibition Hall, CAFA Art Museum
  • Opening:2017-04-11 15:00
  • Organizer(s): Rendezvous Association of Exhibition and Events CAFA Art Museum

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The Rendezvous exhibitions, held in cities outside of France, not only displays the works of French artists, but also invites curators from where the exhibition took place to incorporate local artists into the vision of curation and to facilitate dialogue between different cultural, social and artis... More
The Rendezvous exhibitions, held in cities outside of France, not only displays the works of French artists, but also invites curators from where the exhibition took place to incorporate local artists into the vision of curation and to facilitate dialogue between different cultural, social and artistic concepts. The exhibition at CAFA Art Museum will display nearly 40 works of young artists from China and France involving paintings, sculptures, photos and installations.

Preface

Rendezvous:Young French & Chinese Art


Founded by the Museum of Contemporary Art of Lyon (macLYON) and with the support of the Rhone-Alpes region government, Rendezvous exhibition was inaugurated in 2002. As a platform dedicated to young artists, the exhibition unites four major institutions in France, namely the Biennial of Lyon, the National School of Fine Arts of Lyon, Institute of Contemporary Art, Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Museum of Contemporary Art of Lyon (macLYON), in an unprecedented way to provide art guidance. 

 

Rendezvous is held at Institute of Contemporary Art, Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes every two years during the Biennial of Lyon. While in the gap year, it is exhibited in different places outside Europe. In 2008, Rendezvous exhibition was presented at the Shanghai Museum of Art while working with art institutions in Moscow, Beijing, Miami and Buenos Aires. In 2010, the exhibition participated in the Shanghai Biennale. In 2012, it was shown in the South African National Gallery of Cape Town. In 2015, it entered into a partnership with the Singapore Institute of Contemporary Arts/LASALLE College of the Arts. In 2017, Rendezvous will be held at the CAFA Art Museum.

 

The exhibition Rendezvous in Beijing 2017 gathered ten French artists and six Chinese artists, which include Gayle Shivane, Whit Cornelius, Fabrice Crewe, and Adelaide Ferri Jon, Nikolai Gallo-Leavenworth, Lola Gonzalez, Huang Yang, Maxim Ramashi, Leng Wen, Li Linlin, Lu Zhengyuan, Daniel Ottros, David · Post - Kohler, Qiu Yu, John Rewa and Wu Hong.

 

Lyon's Green Mountain Meets Beijing's New Look

From Young French & Chinese Art

 

Lyon is a beautiful cultural city in France, which is surrounded by mountains. The Rhone and Saône rivers pass through the city. There have been many artists and authors who once lived and made creations here since the Renaissance, such as Rabelais’s Gargantua and Pantagruel. Beijing is a historic city with thousands of years of history. Nowadays, it is developing and changing with each passing day. When works by youth artists from France and China exhibited in CAFA Art Museum, space-time gap is replaced by artistic integration. These youth started a new era of communication in the new century. Just as one hundred years ago, young Chinese students went to France to study art. Today, the one-way learning has turned into mutual exchanges and appreciation. Young people from France and China are discovering the cultural charm that is in harmony with each other and seeking new perceptions and new trends that transcend time and space. Although the scale of Rendezvous exhibition is not large, it can reveal different trends are happening in the two countries, showing the new characteristics of China and France, which are diversified, fresh, exploring, daring to challenge, and forward-looking. "Rendez-Vous" is also a highly imaginative and symbolic word. It represents not only a dating of different cultures, but also a dating of different times, and different minds. It is also a dating of the young generation and the future. “Rendez” stands for the artistic value of practice and hard work. We meet with art to create new propositions, to accept the challenges of the 21st century. The innocence of the heart, the presence of the world, and the value of art will long live.

 

Wang Chunchen

22 March 2017       

Rendezvous:Young French & Chinese Art


Founded by the Museum of Contemporary Art of Lyon (macLYON) and with the support of the Rhone-Alpes region government, Rendezvous exhibition was inaugurated in 2002. As a platform dedicated to young artists, the exhibition unites four major institutions in France, namely the Biennial of Lyon, the National School of Fine Arts of Lyon, Institute of Contemporary Art, Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Museum of Contemporary Art of Lyon (macLYON), in an unprecedented way to provide art guidance. 

 

Rendezvous is held at Institute of Contemporary Art, Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes every two years during the Biennial of Lyon. While in the gap year, it is exhibited in different places outside Europe. In 2008, Rendezvous exhibition was presented at the Shanghai Museum of Art while working with art institutions in Moscow, Beijing, Miami and Buenos Aires. In 2010, the exhibition participated in the Shanghai Biennale. In 2012, it was shown in the South African National Gallery of Cape Town. In 2015, it entered into a partnership with the Singapore Institute of Contemporary Arts/LASALLE College of the Arts. In 2017, Rendezvous will be held at the CAFA Art Museum.

 

The exhibition Rendezvous in Beijing 2017 gathered ten French artists and six Chinese artists, which include Gayle Shivane, Whit Cornelius, Fabrice Crewe, and Adelaide Ferri Jon, Nikolai Gallo-Leavenworth, Lola Gonzalez, Huang Yang, Maxim Ramashi, Leng Wen, Li Linlin, Lu Zhengyuan, Daniel Ottros, David · Post - Kohler, Qiu Yu, John Rewa and Wu Hong.

 

Lyon's Green Mountain Meets Beijing's New Look

From Young French & Chinese Art

 

Lyon is a beautiful cultural city in France, which is surrounded by mountains. The Rhone and Saône rivers pass through the city. There have been many artists and authors who once lived and made creations here since the Renaissance, such as Rabelais’s Gargantua and Pantagruel. Beijing is a historic city with thousands of years of history. Nowadays, it is developing and changing with each passing day. When works by youth artists from France and China exhibited in CAFA Art Museum, space-time gap is replaced by artistic integration. These youth started a new era of communication in the new century. Just as one hundred years ago, young Chinese students went to France to study art. Today, the one-way learning has turned into mutual exchanges and appreciation. Young people from France and China are discovering the cultural charm that is in harmony with each other and seeking new perceptions and new trends that transcend time and space. Although the scale of Rendezvous exhibition is not large, it can reveal different trends are happening in the two countries, showing the new characteristics of China and France, which are diversified, fresh, exploring, daring to challenge, and forward-looking. "Rendez-Vous" is also a highly imaginative and symbolic word. It represents not only a dating of different cultures, but also a dating of different times, and different minds. It is also a dating of the young generation and the future. “Rendez” stands for the artistic value of practice and hard work. We meet with art to create new propositions, to accept the challenges of the 21st century. The innocence of the heart, the presence of the world, and the value of art will long live.

 

Wang Chunchen

22 March 2017       

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Article I

This event was organized on the principles of fairness, impartiality, and voluntary participation and withdrawal. Participants undertake all risk and liability for themselves. All events have risks, and participants must be aware of the risks related to their chosen event.

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Event participants must abide by the laws and regulations of the People’s Republic of China, as well as moral and ethical norms. All participants must demonstrate good character, respect for others, friendship, and a willingness to help others.

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Event participants undertake all liability for their personal safety during the event, and event participants are encouraged to purchase personal safety insurance. Should an accident occur during an event, persons not involved in the accident and the museum do not undertake any liability for the accident, but both have the obligation to provide assistance. Event participants should actively organize and implement rescue efforts, but do not undertake any legal or economic liability for the accident itself. The museum does not undertake civil or joint liability for the personal safety of event participants.

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During the event, event participants should respect the order of the museum event and ensure the safety of the museum site, the artworks in displays, exhibitions, and collections, and the derived products. If an event causes any degree of loss or damage to the museum site, space, artworks, or derived products due to an individual, persons not involved in the accident and the museum do not undertake any liability for losses. The event participant must negotiate and provide compensation according to the relevant legal statutes and museum rules. The museum may sue for legal and financial liability.

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Event participants will participate in the event under the guidance of museum staff and event leaders or instructors and must correctly use the painting tools, materials, equipment, and/or facilities provided for the event. If a participant causes injury or harm to him/herself or others while using the painting tools, materials, equipment, and/or facilities, or causes the damage or destruction of the tools, materials, equipment, and/or facilities, the event participant must undertake all related liability and provide compensation for the financial losses. Persons not involved in the accident and the museum do not undertake any liability for personal accidents.

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According to The Advertising Law of the People’s Republic of China, The General Principles of the Civil Law of the People’s Republic of China, and The Provisional Opinions of the Supreme People’s Court on Some Issues Related to the Full Implementation of the General Principles of the Civil Law of the People’s Republic of China, and upon friendly negotiation, Party A and Party B have arrived at the following agreement regarding the use of works bearing Party A’s image in order to clarify the rights and obligations of the portrait licenser (Party A) and the user (Party B):

I. General Provisions

(1) Party A is the portraiture rights holder in this agreement. Party A voluntarily licenses its portraiture rights to Party B for the purposes stipulated in this agreement and permitted by law.

(2) Party B (CAFA Art Museum) is a specialized, international modern art museum. CAFA Art Museum keeps pace with the times, and works to create an open, free, and academic space and atmosphere for positive interaction with groups, corporations, institutions, artists, and visitors. With CAFA’s academic research as a foundation, the museum plans multi-disciplinary exhibitions, conferences, and public education events with participants from around the world, providing a platform for exchange, learning, and exhibition for CAFA’s students and instructors, artists from around the world, and the general public. As a public institution, the primary purposes of CAFA Art Museum’s public education events are academic and beneficial to society.

(3) Party B will photograph all CAFA Public Education Department events for Party A.

II. Content, Forms of Use, and Geographical Scope of Use

(1) Content. The content of images taken by Party B bearing Party A’s likeness include: ① CAFA Art Museum ② CAFA campus ③ All events planned or executed by the CAFAM Public Education Department.

(2) Forms of Use. For use in CAFA’s publications, products with CDs, and promotional materials.

(3) Geographical Scope of Use

The applicable geographic scope is global.

The media in which the portraiture may be used encompasses any media that does not infringe upon Party A’s portraiture rights (e.g., magazines and the internet).

III. Term of Portraiture Rights Use

Use in perpetuity.

IV. Licensing Fees

The fees for images bearing Party A’s likeness will be undertaken by Party B.

After completion, Party B does not need to pay any fees to Party A for images bearing Party A’s likeness.

Additional Terms

(1) All matters not discussed in this agreement shall be resolved through friendly negotiation between both parties. Both parties may then sign a supplementary agreement, provided it does not violate any laws or regulations.

(2) This agreement comes into effect on the date that it is signed (sealed) and the relevant boxes are selected by Party A and Party B.

(3) This agreement exists in paper and electronic forms. The paper form is made in duplicate, with Party A and Party B each retaining one copy with the same legal efficacy.

Event participants implicitly accept and undertake all the obligations stated in this agreement. Those who do not consent will be seen as abandoning the right to participate in this event. Before participating in this event, please speak to your family members to obtain their consent and inform them of this disclaimer. After participants sign/check the required box, participants and their families will be seen as having read and agreed to these terms.

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