Here, There, and Everywhere: Eurasian Cities,
The curatorial team of the Imagining New Eurasia Project would like to invite you to the Private View of the project’s inaugural exhibition Here, There, and Everywhere: Eurasian Cities.
Venue: The Asia Culture Center, ACC Creation, Space 3
(Munhwajeondang-ro 38, Dong-gu, Gwangju, Republic of Korea)
Time: 4-6pm, November 25th, 2015
During the Private View, an exhibition tour will be guided by the Project Director Kyong Park, together with Curator Jihoi Lee and Director of Visualization Jaekyung Jung.
IMAGINING NEW EURASIA, “Here, There, and Everywhere: Eurasian Cities.” Curated by Kyong Park, Jihoi Lee and EunHee Lee, At Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, South Korea, from 25 November 2015 till 5 July 2016.
The call for Imaging New Eurasia arrived shortly after a lunch with senior friends in the Ligurian province of Savona. Like most small Italian towns, its culinary traditions have been resisting, if not discriminating against, foreigner gastronomies. Ping Gusto, a new Asian owned restaurant chain, offers a low-cost, abundant but tasty buffet that provokes provincial taste buds with an Asian-Italian food mingle. A week later I received an email from Change.org, petitioning against made-in-China Italian tomato sauce. Intrigued by the coincidental timing and nature of these events, I followed a chain reaction of curiosities. At the intersection of media, technology, manufactured readymades and handmade traditions lies an essential human and cultural necessity: food. Will healthy old world historical habits succumb to processed modern western markets globalizing our, alas, pixelated senses? A DIY tool kit is the outcome of this exploration complemented by “Fusion”, a 15 minutes video, narrating contrasting opinions.