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Talk by Ting-Tong Chang and interview with science historian

Ting-Tong Chang, 2015

Free, booking essential

A talk by the Taiwanese artist, followed by Q&A and a screening of interview 

To coincide with the exhibition of his latest works, P’eng’s Journey to the Southern Darkness (有鳥, 其名為鵬) at Asia House, artist Ting-Tong Chang will discuss the process and ideas behind the making of his work.

The talk will be followed by a Q & A and a screening of a conversation between Ting-Tong Chang and Simon Schaffer, Professor of History and the Philosophy of Science at Cambridge University, about the history of automatons in Europe, the artist’s work, and its contemporary relevance.

Ting-Tong Chang’s first solo London exhibition P’engs Journey to the Southern Darkness continues in the Asia House Gallery until Friday 2 September 2016. For more information click here. Free admission.

Other events to coincide with the exhibition

Wednesday 31 August, 18.45 – 20.00

Film Screening | Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams

Free, booking essential

Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams (2013)

Film screening, 60 min

One of Ting-Tong Chang’s inspirations, the documentary presented by Professor Simon Schaffer, charts the amazing and untold story of automata – beginning with extraordinary clockwork machines designed hundreds of years ago to mimic and recreate life.

We are grateful to the Ministry of Culture (Taiwan) for their generous support.  With thanks to Zabludowicz Collection for equipment support.

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Date:
August 24, 2016
Time:
18:45 - 20:30
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Organizer

Asia House

Venue

Asia House
63 New Cavendish Street, London, W1G 7LP United Kingdom

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