Dissertation defense: Ihnmi Jon

Cai Guo-Qiang, Bringing to Venice What Marco Polo Forgot, 1995. Realized at Palazzo Giustinian Lolin and Grand Canal. Installation incorporating wooden fishing boat from Quanzhou, Chinese herbs, ginseng (100 kg), utensils to prepare and drink herbal beverages, and other artworks by the artist as components. Boat: 700 x 950 x 180 cm. Commissioned by the 46th Venice Biennale, Italy, 1995. Museo Navale di Venezia (fishing boat), private collections (other components).

Dissertation defense
Ihnmi Jon, PhD candidate
“When Willful Institutionalization becomes Form: Artworld Globalization, Cai Guo-Qiang, and an Aesthetics of Contingency”
Committee members: Pamela Smart (chair), Tom McDonough, Kevin Hatch, Joshua Reno (Department of Anthropology; outside examiner)
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 – 10:00 a.m. EDT
This defense is open to the public; due to the ongoing pandemic, it will take place on Zoom. Participants must be signed in to Zoom and must register in advance. The registration URL is:  https://binghamton.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMocOGgrDgpEt32ct-uVyHi1CWb77Ylh9_R

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