Rethink Local Urban
Connecting Local, Urban, and Street Art within the framework of 50 years of diplomatic relations.
TESTBED 2, Chongqing, China
20 May 2022
The Embassy of the Netherlands and the Consulate of Chongqing.
Curated and organized by Mafalda Soares Nunes, Dean Chen of the Consulate General.
Returning to the discussion of the relationship between art and the contemporary city, the idea of ‘art as a method of urban co-creation has long been a universal idea of urban development, the dialogue on cross-cultural communication is the significant part of it. Coincide with the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations establishment between the Netherlands and China at the ambassadorial level. We invite guests to share and respond to relevant urban issues with their own artistic and creative practices, exchange ideas and stimulate imagination and, of course, and particularly important, build and promote ongoing collaboration and friendship
among the community of creators. Topics covered are:
Aesthetic practices and identity self-fashioning
Public images and urban renewal
Art and urban memory
Creative exploration of co-creation of life
倪昆 Ni Kun, Independent Curator and Exclusive Director of Organhaus
David Ross, Creative Director of Straat Museum/Street Art Museum Amsterdam
李李⼀一凡 Li Yifan, Professor of Sichuan Fine Arts institute and Film Director
王海海川 Wang Haichuan, Artist
杨述 Yang Shu, Artist and Director of Organhaus
曾途 Zen Tu, professor of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Director of Shi Fang Art center
为中-荷两国建⽴立⼤大使级外交关系50周年年，特邀相关的嘉宾以各⾃自的艺术和创 作实践来分享和回应相关的城市议题，交换观点，促进想象，当然，还有特别 重要的⼀一点，搭建和推动创造者群体之间的持续协作和友谊。 涉及话题有: