P5.052 : The Shape of things: Don't look back! I told you so, (UK, 2012)

Bibliographic Record

Title and Statement of Responsiblity

The shape of things : Don't look back! I told you so / Artwork: Chien-Wei Chang; Catalogue text copyright: Frances Lord, Kathy Fawcett; David Kay;; Catalogue Design: David Hyde; Photography: Andra Nelki and Chien-Wei Chang; Printed by Chromatec

Summarization of Content

Exhibition catalogue of Chien-Wei Chang's 2012 exhibition 'Don't look back! I told you so' at the New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester which was part of The Shape of Things project. 

The vessel has a long and complex history within both Chinese and Taiwanese material cultures. Chang often examines the importance of pouring vessels and drink consumption in death rituals; harking back to an archaic grammar of functional objects, they cement bonds of social identity across time through both production and consumption. For the shape of things programme, Chang expands the theme of the vessel to focus on the cultural space of a cellar. With his cellar space, he aims to awaken a sense of our connectedness across cultures and across time with a place of nourishment, ripening and fermentation.

Edition Statement:

[1st edition]

Publication/Production/Distribution Information

Birmingham, United Kingdom : The Shape of Things , 2012

Identifier for Manifestation

ISBN 9780956484550

Extent

24 pages 8 photographs (22.9cm x 16.5cm x 0.2cm)

Content Form and Media Type

text , still image : unmediated

Classification Scheme

CFCCA Library Classification schemeExhibitions literatureExhibitions by nationExhibitions - United Kingdom
CFCCA Library Classification schemeExhibitions literatureSolo exhibitions
CFCCA Library Classification schemeExhibitions literatureExhibitions by dateExhibitions: 2010-2019
CFCCA Library Classification schemePamphlets CollectionPamphlets: United Kingdom

Access and Use

Access status

Open

Conditions on Access

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Related People and Organisations

Chang, Chien-Wei, artist ()
The Shape of Things (has publisher)
New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, (1849-) (is related to)

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Birmingham ()
United Kingdom ()
Leicester ()

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text ()
still images (is related to)
English ()
Latin ()
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Photographs ()
unmediated (is related to)
books ()
Open (has access status)
Silent (has sound content)

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