China Goes Urban. The City to Come
(China Room Team) Michele Bonino, Francesca Governa, Samuele Pellecchia, Angelo Sampieri, Francesco Carota
16 October 2020 – 14 February 2021
On October 16th the exhibition titled “China Goes Urban. The City to Come” curated by the Politecnico di Torino and Prospekt Photographers with Tsinghua University in Beijing, and organized in collaboration with Intesa Sanpaolo, kicks off the Fall program of the MAO – Museo d’Arte Orientale in Turin.
“China Goes Urban” is an opportunity to analyze and explore the challenges sparked by urban change underway not only in China but across the globe. Beginning with some Chinese new towns and the contradictions spawned by the frenetic processes of urbanization and urban expansion, the exhibition aims to stimulate a reflection on the cities of today and tomorrow. It is an invitation to explore the world by circumnavigating the concept of the city: although we all think we are familiar with and understand this seemingly simple concept, it shatters in the multiplicity of the contemporary urban.
China Room conducted the background research and it is in charge of the scientific curatorship of the exhibition. Catalogue published by Skira
The exhibition will be open to the public until 14 February 2021.
more info: www.chinagoesurban.com