Lecture by artist and professor Yang Liu The Transformation of Landscape Representation in Chinese Art in conjuction with MILLENIA: Asian Art Through The Ages.
Admission by donation.
Yang Liu is a doctoral student who is currently in his third year of the Interdisciplinary PhD program at the University of Victoria. He holds a M.F.A. in visual art from the same. Yang’s scholarly interest has focused on East Asian art, cross-cultural theory, traditional Chinese art, and various presentations of its contemporaneity. Broadly conceived, his doctoral work is an inquiry into the ever-shifting perception of the human-nature relationship in the evolvement of Chinese art. It addresses key questions in relation to the social, political and cultural dynamics towards the nonhuman world in the process of the ongoing Chinese landscape art transformation.