2001 – 2002

Mitochondria Emancipation: 11th AAAC Annual Exhibition

September 21 – November 3 2001

A collaboration with The Korea Society.

Selection Panel: Weijun Cao - curator, Mihee Ahn an independent curator, Christina Kim curator at the Studio Museum of Harlem; Essay by Timothy Liu, critic for ArtPapers.

Participating Artists:

17 Squares: Long Nguyen at Mid-Career

November 16, 2001 – January 4, 2002

On the Vietnam War relationship to September 11.

Artist Talk: Long Nguyen, Tai Dang, Performance Artist and 3rd Speaker.

Selection Panel: Koan-Jeff Baysa, Sung Ho Choi, Sundaram Tagore, Reiko Tomii, and Charles Yuen.

Chinese New Year Woodblock Prints

January – March 2002

Birmingham Museum, Alabama. Loaned from the Permanent Folk Art Collection.

REAPPEARING EXIT IV: Performance Art of Zheng Lianjie

March 15 – April 28, 2002

Panel discussion: Gao Minglu, Prof. at SUNY Buffalo, Qian Zhijian, Post-doctoral Candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts and Bing Yi, independent curator, Robert Lee, and Zheng Lianjie.

Curated by Robert Lee.

The AAAC Story

May 23 – July 13, 2002

A conference co-sponsored by AAAC & Asian/ Pacific/ American Studies Program & Institute at New York University.

A critical review of the Arts Centre's 27 years of work which will be mounted throughout the gallery. In an extensive exhibition of selected documents, past programs, dance performances, video tapes, photographs, posters, folk art, slide show, and 120 art works from the Permanent Collection of the Arts Centre, an examination of Asian American Art and the social and political eras in which it thrived, from 1945 onward, will be on display.

Artists from the Permanent Collection: