Jia Zhangke’s Film: His Audio-Visual Language and Grassroots’ Conditions

Liu Xun is an artist and associate professor in the Department of Digital Media Art, College of Art and Design at Changsha University of Science and Technology, Hunan, China. Professor Liu will discuss the cultural issues explored in Jia Zhangke’s film, such as intertextuality, destruction and change, stagnancy and movement, politics and pop culture, and the spiritual homeland that people long for, but can’t approach.

This event is sponsored by the Art History Department and the Mesaros Art Fund.