Displacement: The Three Gorges Dam and Contemporary Chinese Art

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No. 01 / 05
Browse Gallery

Duke University’s Nasher Museum of Art plays host to “Displacement: The Three Gorges Dam and Contemporary Chinese Art” through July 25, 2010.

About the exhibition -

The Three Gorges Dam on the Yangzi River in China is the world’s largest generator of hydro-electric power. When it was built, it displaced more than one million people and submerged more than 1,200 towns. This spring, the Nasher Museum presents “Displacement: The Three Gorges Dam and Contemporary Chinese Art,” in which four leading contemporary Chinese artists—Chen Qiulin, Yun-Fei Ji, Liu Xiaodong and Zhuang Hui—respond to the dam project.

A selection of images from the exhibition after the jump.

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