Van Gogh on Demand: China and the Readymade
Van Gogh on Demand: China and the Readymade argues that the global contemporary art world is shaped by two powerful ideas: the postmodern assertion of "the...
At Originality's Boundaries: Canton, Trade, Painting (1760-1842)
Winnie is currently writing an art history of export painting of Guangzhou, China, circa. 1760-1842. On this topic, she has given papers on the division of...
Ambience as Property: Experience, Design, and the Legal Expansion of "Trade Dress"
Published in Future Anterior, Volume IX, Number 1, Summer 2012. Image by Sage Kitamorn, 2006.
Learning from Shenzhen: China's Post-Mao Experiment from Special Zone to Urban Model (1980-2010)
A multidisciplinary volume on the history and anthropology of Shenzhen, co-edited by Mary Ann O'Donnell and Winnie Wong, currently in progress. Image: Yu...
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The Panda Man & The Anti-Counterfeiting Hero: Art, Activism and Appropriation in Contemporary China
Paper published in the Journal of Visual Culture (London: SAGE), April 2012, 21-37. This article examines the public art practice of the Chinese performance...
An Interdisciplinary Conference hosted by the History, Theory and Criticism of Architecture and Art Program, with additional funding from the MIT School of...
A collection of essays, art and design on "portability," or the fictions of global mobility, with contributions from Stanford Anderson, James Graham, Mihnea...
Framed Authors: Photography and Conceptual Art from Dafen Village
An essay introducing Dafen Oil Painting Village, with discussion of Christian Jankowski's China Painters (2007), Michael Wolf's China Copy Artist (2006), and the...
New Work: Liu Ding
Interview with Chinese contemporary artist Liu Ding, published in Art World (Australia), No. 9, June/July 2009
The Problem Solvers/Cine va Rezolva Problemele?
An essay on the work of four young American artists, Emily Katrencik, Patrick Killoran, Galya Rosenfeld, and Seth Weiner. Published in English and Romanian in a...
Xiao Xiong's Enter and Exit
An English translation of the journal of Chinese contemporary artist Xiao Xiong (Beijing), written as a documentary record of his 2002 performance art project,...
Manufacturing Realisms: Product Placement in the Hollywood Film
Master's thesis (MIT 2002) on product placement in the Hollywood film. This work examines the appearance of trademarked products in art and film from 1882 to...