Saturday, Apr 01, 2023 11:00a -

Peabody Essex Museum
161 Essex Square
Salem, MA 01970

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Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 11 am - 5 pm

Join us in celebrating the closing day of Power and Perspective: Early Photography in China through art making, a curator talk and a conversation with filmmakers.

Please note that all events except drop-in art making require same-day tickets. Visit the Admissions or Information desk when you arrive to reserve your spot.

Curator Talk: China Trade Paintings at PEM with Karina Corrigan, Associate Director of Collections and H. A. Crosby Forbes Curator of Asian Export Art

11 am | Morse Auditorium

Tickets available at the Admissions and Information desks.

PEM is home to the world's foremost collection of Cantonese trade paintings, including reverse paintings on glass, wallpaper, watercolors and oil paintings. These works offer us rich insight into the dynamics of early artistic exchanges between China and the West. Join PEM's associate director of collections and curator Karina Corrigan for a thought-provoking lecture on the origins of these hybrid works of art and the relationship between Chinese painting and photography in the 19th century, one of the themes explored in Power and Perspective: Early Photography in China.

Drawing on Photographs: Drop-In Artmaking with Patricia Scialo

1-3 pm | Create Space Studios

No advance ticketing required.

Join fine art photographer Patricia Scialo in a hands-on exploration of the historic art of drawing on photographs with pastels. She will also share a demonstration of the encaustic method, which uses beeswax to transform images.

Filmmakers in Conversation

3 pm | Morse Auditorium

Tickets available at the Admissions and Information desks.

Join Emmy-nominated director Alison Klayman (Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, 2012; The Brink, 2019; Jagged, 2021) and cinematographer Julia C. Liu (Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie, 2023) for a conversation about documentary filmmaking, visual storytelling and collaboration. The discussion will be moderated by Stephanie Hueon Tung, PEM’s Byrne Family Curator of Photography.

What’s the relationship between a cinematographer and a director like? How do they work together to tell stories visually? Liu and Klayman, who have worked together on Netflix projects such as White Hot: The Rise and Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch (2022) and Take Your Pills (2018) take us behind the scenes in this exciting conversation, illustrated with clips from their projects.

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