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Isaac Julien's Ten Thousand Waves

Isaac Julien's nine-screen film installation is open at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego Downtown (1100 & 1001 Kettner Blvd) through November 4. This filmic tapestry weaves ancient, early twentieth century, and modern day China into a single non-linear narrative focusing on journeys. Chief curator Kathryn Kanjo stated that Julian "equated his own practice to poetry," and the rich colors and motifs reflect this approach.

"Through formal experimentation and a series of unique collaborations, Julien seeks to engage with Chinese culture through contemporary events, ancient myths and artistic practice. Julien engaged many of China’s leading artistic voices, including: the legendary siren of Chinese cinema Maggie Cheung; rising star of Chinese film Zhao Tao; poet Wang Ping; master calligrapher Gong Fagen; artist Yang Fudong; acclaimed cinematographer Zhao Xiaoshi; and a 100-strong Chinese cast and crew," states the Museum page.

The exhibit is included in general admission ($5-10).

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Isaac Julien's nine-screen film installation is open at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego Downtown (1100 & 1001 Kettner Blvd) through November 4. This filmic tapestry weaves ancient, early twentieth century, and modern day China into a single non-linear narrative focusing on journeys. Chief curator Kathryn Kanjo stated that Julian "equated his own practice to poetry," and the rich colors and motifs reflect this approach.

"Through formal experimentation and a series of unique collaborations, Julien seeks to engage with Chinese culture through contemporary events, ancient myths and artistic practice. Julien engaged many of China’s leading artistic voices, including: the legendary siren of Chinese cinema Maggie Cheung; rising star of Chinese film Zhao Tao; poet Wang Ping; master calligrapher Gong Fagen; artist Yang Fudong; acclaimed cinematographer Zhao Xiaoshi; and a 100-strong Chinese cast and crew," states the Museum page.

The exhibit is included in general admission ($5-10).

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