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 […]

Introduction to the Urban Cultural Heritage & Creative Practice Research Collaborative

Posted by Ian on Feb 13, 2012 in academic, arts, blog, news, publications, video

From the Winter 2012 Symposium held at Brown University. More information here.

Artist Talk by Betsey Biggs on “The Providence Postcard Project”

Posted by Ian on Feb 13, 2012 in arts, news, publications, video

From the Winter 2012 Symposium of the Urban Cultural Heritage & Creative Practice International Research Collaborative. More information here.

Postcard Project featured on Providence Daily Dose

Posted by Ian on Jan 26, 2012 in blog, news

A nice little piece of press on the Postcard Project was recently featured in the Providence Daily Dose: http://providencedailydose.com/2012/01/22/providence-postcard-project/ Head over to the Granoff Center Friday for the opening party of The Providence Postcard Project — 1000 postcards,100 photographs, 22 neighborhoods — you may still have time to participate yourself. The Providence Postcard Project, by artist Betsey Biggs, explores […]