Archival Record



Other Identifiers

OC/D/1708/2/13 (local reference number)
OC-D-1708-02-13 (local reference number)


2004-12-13 13:30:36 (was creation date of)
2004-12-17T14:18:18 (was last modification date)

Record Resource Extent

32.43 MB

Scope and Content

Installation view of the 'Water Works' by Song Dong at the Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester. Works depicted include: You Can Write Anything with Water (2004) (front) and Stamping the Water (1996) (back).

Documentary Form Type

photograph ➔ digital photograph


This record was original held on DVD ‘Water works’ (OC/D/1708/2) from a collection of mixed media found in the Library (ACC/2017/8).

Access and Use

Access status


Representation Type

mediated ➔ digital


machine-readable carrier ➔ optical disk

Media Type

image ➔ Adobe Photoshop (Adobe Photoshop)

Conditions on Access

A watermarked surrogate of the record is available online for viewing purposes. An accessible surrogate of the original record can be accessed for private non-commercial research in the CFCCA library by appointment.

Use status

Copyright Restricted

Conditions on Use

Installation view: You Can Write Anything with Water (2004), Song Dong; Stamping the Water (1996). Water Works, 2004 Dec 03 – 2005 Feb 13, Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester. Photography by Tim McConville. Courtesy of the CFCCA Archive & Library, (GB3451/OC/D/1708/2/13). The Centre has been granted permission by the photographer to use these images. This image is available for private non-commercial research. Requests for other use must be directed to the copyright holder.

Accessible Surrogate Information

jpeg (280 KB, 1 files)

Related Content

Related People and Organisations

McConville, Tim, photographer (has creator)
Song, Dong, (b.1966), artist (has or had intellectual property rights holder)
Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (1989-) (has or had subject)

Related places

Manchester (is related to)

Related Events

Water Works, Song Dong, 2004 Dec 03 - 2005 Feb 13 (is related to)

Related Terms

Online (has access status)
still images (has content type)
digital (has representation type)
Adobe Photoshop (has media type)
Adobe Photoshop (has file format)
Copyright Restricted (has use status)
digital photograph (has documentary form type)
Originals (has record state)
installations (visual works) (has or had subject)
video art (has or had subject)
digital photograph (has or had subject)
calligraphy (is related to)
diaries (is related to)
performance art (is related to)
exhibitions (has or had subject)
Thomas Street Programme (2003-) (results or resulted from)
optical disks (has carrier type )

Descriptive Notes

Rules or Conventions

Our archival collections have been catalogued following the International Standard of Archival Description (ISAD(G)) and principles of Records in Context (RiC). The library collection has been documented following the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) standard and the International Standard for Bibliographic Description (ISBD).

Subject terms for the collections have been taken from the Resource Description Access (RDA) values which are made available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License; the National Archives’ PRONOM online registry of technical information; IANA media types. MIME types; Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT)® and Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)® which are made available under the ODC Attribution License.