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NARS Foundation is delighted to support the first edition of inToAsia: Time-based Art Festival 2013 – MicroCities, with focus on Asia-based new media artists. Organized by inCubeArts and curated by CHEN Wei-ching, Joanne and LAI Lih-huei (Josiane).

In recent years, social and economic developments in East Asia have produced drastic changes in its urban landscape and introduced architectural diversity in its many cities. While developments in metropolis are inevitable, economic booms also affect small cities evolving into dense, fast-paced, technology-oriented societies. Changes in culture, ideology, social/economic structures, as well as ecological environment accompany this process of reconstruction. Dramatic changes in city landscape are prominent and obvious, but the collapse of the social system and its metamorphosis are not immediately apparent, and necessitates an in-depth examination of the global trends affecting life in the City. “MicroCities” gathers together a group of time-based art, including videos, shorts, animations, kinetic installations, and real-time sound art performances. Coming from Taiwan, Japan, Korea, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, and India, these artists, with varying cultural and social backgrounds, reflect on their life experiences in relation to the world-wide social issues associated with a global culture, and how this affects the dynamics of the rising East Asian cities as a whole. 

- inCube Arts


Film & AnimeArt Screening
SAT. July 27, 2-5pm / SUN. July 28, 2-5pm
@ The Queens Museum of Art
New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens NY 11368

Sound Performance
FRI. Aug 9, 6:30 – 8:30pm / Artist Talk : FRI. Aug 9, 8:30pm
@ Residency Unlimited
360 Court St. Unit #4, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Exhibition I
Aug 8 - 31 / Opening reception: THUR. Aug 8, 6 - 8pm
@ Stephan Stoyanov Gallery
29 Orchard St. New York, NY 10002

Exhibition II
Aug 8 -28 / Opening reception: SAT. Aug 10, 6 - 8pm
The NARS Foundation @bcs Gallery
38-65 12th St. Long Island City, NY 11101

Participating Artists:
CHEN Wan-Jen|CHIANG Chien-Hsin + LIAO Chien-Chiao|Chilai Howard CHENG|Chim↑Pom|Chitra Ganesh|CHOU Yu-Cheng|CHU ChunTeng|DIN Chin-Chung|Gitanjali Rao|HO Tzu Nyen|HSU Che-Yu|HSU Chia-Wei|HU Xiangqian|Junebum PARK|Kenji WONG|LIN Chi-Wei|Linda C.H. LAI|Michelle DIZON|Piyarat PIYAPONGWIWAT|Samson YOUNG|Silas FONG|SU Yu-Hsien|TIAN Xiaolei|Tintin WULIA|TSUI Kuang-Yu|TU Pei-Shih|UJINO|WANG Chung-kun|WANG Fujui|WONG Hoy Cheong|WU Chang-Jung|Yeondoo JUNG|Yukihiro TAGUCHI

To find out more about inToAsia: Time-based Arts Festival 2013 - MicroCities visit inCube Arts's website

NARS Foundation
201 46th Street, 4th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11220 

Gallery Hours
Monday-Friday: 12-5pm and by Appointment Only

The New York Art Residency and Studios (NARS) Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit arts organization committed to supporting artists and curators on an international level as well as engaging the local community in Brooklyn and the Greater New York area. NARS provides an array of creative support services and professional development opportunities for emerging and mid-career artists through short-term integrated residency programs, affordable long-term studio spaces, progressive exhibition programs, and engaging public programs. These services operate in conjunction with our education and community outreach initiatives. Our mission is to present diverse platforms on which to nurture creative inspiration and innovative cross-pollination of ideas.

For further information, please contact us at / / 718-768-2765.

Earlier Event: June 21
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Later Event: November 1