L’Odysée – Chu Teh-Chun (2021) – screening and Q+A
Born in China in 1920, Chu Teh-Chun 朱德群 is celebrated as one of the most talented and prolific artists of his time. The London premiere of the documentary film Chu Teh-Chun (directed by Christophe Fonseca, 2021) weaves together family footage and cinematic dreamscape to unlock the life and work of this unique artist whose journey takes us across two continents over the twentieth century.
The event is free and open to the public. Booking is highly recommended.
6:00 PM Doors open
6:15 PM Welcome from Professor Shane McCausland (SOAS)
6:25 -7:45 PM Film screening
7:45 – 8:10 PM Panel conversation with the Foundation CHU Teh-Chun
8: 10 – 8:30 PM Q & A
About the Panelists
Yvon CHU, Vice-president of the Foundation CHU Teh-Chun and the artist’s son
Anne-Valérie Sceau, Director of the Foundation CHU Teh-Chun and the artist’s daughter in law
Dr Malcolm McNeill, Director SOAS-Alphawood Postgraduate Diploma in Asian Art (panel chair)
Dr Panpan Yang, Lecturer (assistant professor) in the Arts and Visual Cultures of Modern China at SOAS
The event will take place at Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre (BGLT) within the SOAS Brunei Gallery.
Address: Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1B 5DQ
The SOAS Brunei Gallery is located between Malet Street and Thornhaugh Street, in the north-west corner of Russell Square. The Gallery is a five minute walk from the British Museum.
The event is co-hosted by SOAS School of Arts and the SOAS-Alphawood Postgraduate Diploma in Asian Art in collaboration with the Foundation CHU Teh-Chun. The event is also supported by the SOAS China Institute, East Asian Research Seminar (EARS), the Screen Worlds project (www.screenworlds.org) funded by the European Research Council and the Stroke by Stroke project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.