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White Fungus to Speak at Guangdong Times Museum

White Fungus to Speak at Guangdong Times Museum

White Fungus founders Ron Hanson and Mark Hanson will be giving a talk at Guangdong Times Museum, in Guangzhou, China, about the history of White Fungus and their experiences in independent publishing. The talk, which will include video and images, will take place in the museum’s Main Exhibition Hall on November 24 at 3pm.

The presentation is part of a series of events accompanying the exhibition The Light of Independence, November 17-December 25. Curated by L & L Studio Lingling Zhong Lizzy Meng), the exhibition bridges well-known international publications to the booming scene in Greater China. White Fungus is included in the exhibition, along with Waterfall, representing Taiwanese publishing.

The exhibition includes a documentary project, Chinese Books, initiated by Amoeba. It is the first-ever documentary about independent publishing in China. Other activities accompanying the exhibition include dialogues, workshops, film screenings and interactive activities.

White Fungus began in Wellington, New Zealand in 2004 but has been based in Taiwan since 2009. The Hansons spent the first four years of last decade in Taiwan laying the foundation for the project.

2012 has been a breakout year for the project. The magazine has been selected for 16 exhibitions and fairs around the world, including Millennium Magazines at MoMA, the London Art Book Fair at Whitechapel Gallery and Megabodega at Family Business in New York. Further exhibitions and fairs have been in Tokyo, Singapore, Cyprus, Italy, Dublin, Hong Kong, Brighton, and the Netherlands.

White Fungus currently has an exhibition and commissioned project, The Consumers of the Future, on at Adam Art Gallery in Wellington. The project accompanies the exhibitions We Will Work With You! Wellington Media Collective 1978-1998 and Martha Rosler, The Bowery in Two Inadequate Descriptive Systems, 23 October – 21 December/22 January – 10 February 2013.



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