An exhibition featuring works from 27 countries all over the world
Invited artist and curator for Latin America
Taimiao Art Gallery at the Imperial Ancestral Temple
Beijing Working People’s Culture Palace (Forbidden City)
4 Jingshan Front St, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, CHINA
Curator: Fan Di’an
Executive Curator: Wang Huaxiang
Opening Hours: September 25, 2016 / 10:30
Exhibition time: September 26, 2016 — October 10, 2016
Venue: The Art Gallery of the Imperial Ancestral Temple
Alicia Candiani was invited as an artist and as a regional curator/coordinator. She appointed curators from Mexico, The Caribbean and Central America. She also selected the South American artists to participate in the exhibition while exhibited her work at The East Side Hall of Sacrificial Hall in the Imperial Ancestral Temple at the Forbidden City.
The Imperial Ancestral Temple is located in the Working People’s Cultural Palace on the eastern side of Tiananmen Square. It was initially built in A.D. 1420 and it used to be the venue while emperors in Ming and Qing dynasties worshiped their ancestors. It was also the most superior place to display the ancient Chinese ritual civilization. The works for the First Invitation Exhibition of International Academic Printmaking Alliance were exhibited at Xiang Palace (Palace of Sacrifice), Qin Palace (Residential Palace), the East Accompanying Hall of Xiang Palace, and the West Accompanying Hall of Xiang Palace.