Art and Archaeology: The Abhar agus Meon Exhibition Series

Posted by Ian on Feb 11, 2014 in academic, arts, publications

2014 ‘Art and Archaeology: The Abhar agus Meon Exhibition Series’ in I.A. Russell & A. Cochrane (eds) Art and Archaeology: Collaborations, conversations, critcisms. Springer-Kluwer, New York.

Lecture Tour to Hong Kong and China

Posted by Ian on Dec 4, 2013 in news

Thanks some wonderful colleagues in Hong Kong, I will have traveling to Hong Kong and Guangzhou this December for a small lecture tour and to give a workshop on exhibition curation. In Hong Kong, I will be speaking at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. In Guangzhou, I will be speaking a the Guangzhou Academy […]

Art and Archaeology: Collaborations, conversations, criticisms

Posted by Ian on Nov 20, 2013 in academic, books, publications

2014 Springer-Kluwer. Edited with Andrew Cochrane. Read more here.

Contemporary Art and the Inter-Asian Imaginary

Posted by Ian on Oct 3, 2013 in news

I am happy to announce that I will be taking part as a presenter in the “Contemporary Art and the Inter-Asian Imaginary” workshop organized by Alice Jim and Henry Tsang as part of the Conference on Inter-Asian Connections IV: Istanbul co-organized and co-sponsored by the Social Science Research Council, Yale University, the National University of […]

Betsey Biggs’ Postcard Project featured in Bettery Magazine

Posted by Ian on Nov 13, 2012 in news, press, reviews

Ayun Halliday & Betsey Biggs 2012 “How can we keep pre-digital communication’s most pleasurable rituals from becoming extinct?” in Bettery Magazine, November. Read it here.

Towards an ethics of oblivion and forgetting: The parallax view

Posted by Ian on Nov 4, 2012 in academic, articles, publications

2012 ‘Towards an ethics of oblivion and forgetting: The parallax view’ in Heritage & Society, Vol. 5, Iss. 2, pp. 249-272. Read it here.

Speaking at Chinese University of Hong Kong

Posted by Ian on May 11, 2012 in news

3:30pm, Saturday, May 12, 2012 Today I will be speaking at the Chinese University of Hong Kong as a guest of Oscar Ho and the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies. The topic is: Timely Transgressions: Contemporary Art and Contemporary Heritage In my research and practice, I seek to reframe understandings of cultural heritage as […]

Japan’s tradition of automata

Posted by Ian on Mar 12, 2012 in blog

Any words I might offer would only diminish how amazing this tradition is… From Matthew Allard: Japan has always been on the forefront of cutting edge robotics. Its roots can be traced back 200-300 years during the Edo period when skilled craftsmen created automata (self-operating machines). Using nothing more than pulleys and weights they were […]