Short Stays photographer Madi Ju posted these snapshots of the “ Wild Gathering” opening on her blog – the June exhibition was a collaboration between Madi, American photographer Peter Sutherland, and Japanese designer Hiro Sawatari.
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On Sunday June 6, Beijing’s UCCA (Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in 798 District) held a special screening and discussion of Short Stays. A packed auditorium watched the project’s three shorts, as well as early shorts, animations, and music videos by Zhao Ye and Peng Lei. The screening was followed by a lengthy Q&A dialogue between viewers and the project creators (filmmakers Peng Lei and Liu Jiayin, as well as photographers Madi Ju and 223, and producers Samantha Culp and Zhang Xianmin).
(Many thanks to Xie Meng and his staff who helped to set up the event!)
A big weekend in Beijing for the Short Stays creators – besides our screening and talk at UCCA on Sunday June 6, Saturday June 5 will see the opening of “Wild Gathering,” a photography exhibition featuring Madi Ju alongside indie photography stalwart Peter Sutherland and Japanese fashion designer Hiro Sawatari.
Venue: Beijing Angle Modern Art
Address: 4/F, Tower 1, Zhongguo Hongjie (China View), Jia 2 Gongti Dong Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing
Opening Time: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
“Enjoy Your Stay”: Screening and discussion of Short Stays
6:30pm, Sunday June 6 / Ullens Center for the Arts (UCCA) Beijing
Come see a special screening and discussion of Short Stays along with select early shorts by the filmmakers.
“Producer Zhang Xianmin and Samantha Culp, filmmaker Liu Jiayin and Peng Lei will share the shooting experience with us, along with the production stills presented by young photographer Madi Ju and 223(Lin Zhipeng).”
More information here.