Speaking at NYU | Radical Archives

Posted by Ian on Apr 5, 2014 in news

Next weekend (April 12), I will be participating in a panel at Radical Archives curated by Mariam Ghani and Chitra Ganesh at NYU’s Asian/Pacific/American Institute. More information: http://www.nyu-apastudies.org/2012/event/radical-archives/ It’s free and open to the public, so if you happen to be in the city, you can book tickets here. Curated by Mariam Ghani and Chitra Ganesh, […]

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 […]

“Art and Politics” videos for Brown’s Choices Program

Posted by Ian on Jun 21, 2013 in arts, interviews, news, publications, video

This Spring, Brown University’s Choices Program interviewed me for a series of videos on “Art and Politics”. The videos will be part of Brown’s Scholars Online video library for their online teaching resources. Here is a list of the interview questions and short videos. 1. Who are you and what do you do? 2. How […]

Art and War in Iraq Symposium Announced

Posted by Ian on Mar 1, 2013 in news

5 April 2013, 12:15-5:30pm List Art Center Auditorium Ten years since the launch of Operation Iraqi Freedom and twenty-three years since the first Gulf War, the ramifications of the armed invasions and occupations of the Republic of Iraq by the United States continue to be felt by the Iraqi people as well as throughout the […]

Project video released: Jin Shan 靳山 | My dad is Li Gang! 我爸是李刚!

Posted by Ian on Jan 24, 2013 in arts, news, video

Artist Jin Shan discusses the ideas behind his installation “My dad is Li Gang! 我爸是李刚!” (2012) in the David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University. Video footage by Ian Alden Russell, Andy Romer Photography, Frank Mullin, and Tara Cavanaugh. More information: http://ianaldenrussell.com/projects/my-dad-is-li-gang-我爸是李刚

Jin Shan’s “My dad is Li Gang! 我爸是李刚!” featured in DRA

Posted by Ian on Jan 11, 2013 in arts, news, press, reviews

Jordan Mainser 2013 Art + Twitter = Chinese Democracy, DRA. Read it here.

China Daily feature on Jin Shan 靳山 | My dad is Li Gang! 我爸是李刚!

Posted by Ian on Dec 16, 2012 in news, press, publications, reviews

Mike Peters 2012 “A Fountain of Creativity” China Daily, December 16. Read it here. 

A conversation with Jin Shan 靳山

Posted by Ian on Nov 27, 2012 in news, video

7 September 2012 List Art Center Brown University On the occasion of the opening of Jin Shan’s “My dad is Li Gang! 我爸是李刚!” at the David Winton Bell Gallery, curator Ian Alden Russell speaks with the artist about his artist career. More information: ianaldenrussell.com/projects/my-dad-is-li-gang-我爸是李刚

China Daily USA feature on Jin Shan 靳山 | My dad is Li Gang! 我爸是李刚!

Posted by Ian on Nov 23, 2012 in news, press, reviews

Mike Peters 2012 “Courting Controversy” China Daily, November 23. Read it here. 

Film Screening: Falling from the Sky 天降 (2009) Directed by Zhang Zanbo 张赞波

Posted by Ian on Oct 3, 2012 in news

124 min. Mandarin Chinese with English subtitles. On the occasion of Jin Shan’s exhibition My dad is Li Gang! 我爸是李刚!, the David Winton Bell Gallery will host a special screening of Chinese documentary filmmaker Zhang Zanbo’s “Falling from the Sky” (2009). The screening will be introduced by Prof. Joshua Neves of Brown University’s Department of […]