“An Innocent City” opening in Istanbul

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Jul 8, 2014 in news

I am happy to announce the opening of “An Innocent City” at the RCAC Gallery on Istiklal Caddesi in Istanbul next Thursday, 17 July 2014, from 1830-2000. An Innocent City is an exhibition of stories and illustrations of the everyday objects of Istanbul. The objects presented here were inspired by objects on display in the cases of […]

Art and Archaeology: The Abhar agus Meon Exhibition Series

Posted by Ian Alden Russell 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 Alden Russell 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 Alden Russell 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 Alden Russell 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 Alden Russell 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 Alden Russell 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 Alden Russell 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 […]