Tick tock, tick tock. Day in. Day out. It goes on.
First, at the beginning, it was by itself, wild and free.
Then man came, and gave birth to a new kind of creation.
Still it wraps itself around man, but at what cost ?
In this mix media exhibition and action art demonstration Beyond the Bund & The Dirty Panda Society present you with ‘Welcome to Today’. An exhibition that depicts elements aimed to ignite awareness of natural resources, consumer trends & societal array.
Beyond the Bund 和 Dirty Panda Society将联合举办“欢迎来到今时今日”主题活动，通过混合媒体展览以及行为艺术表演向大家呈现自然发展与人类变化。希望提高人们对自然资源，消费趋势以及社会发展的意识。
This event is in no way single faceted, with performing arts, a/v installations, debates and workshops gracing its 3 days. Each day will cover a key specific theme relevant to contemporary ideology: (day 1) societal engagement,
(day 2) discovering cultural identities (day 3) environment cues and concerns .
throughout the day you can expect to view site specific art installations, be part of open bowl discussions with local intellectuals as well as interact in different action art performances; demonstrations that encapsulate the ideas and statements presented each day.
In addition we will be hosting up-cycling and compost workshops. Attendees will be encouraged to bring along a bag of DRY WASTE and curate their own own installations from it.
This event is designed to survive not on simply listening and watching but interacting and doing, participation is the underling veins of the concept. At first it drives the consciousness to be frighten by the alluring changes and challenges in our present day world, However the move to enlightenment is a process that needs to be shared. we hope you take the time to join us!
WELCOME TO TODAY – daily schedule
April 14th, Friday: Societal Engagement *
(1) Welcome Reception: concept introduction begins at 5pm.
Action Art Series begins at 7pm
(2) Film Screening:
“let them talk” by Trillion Rexford
April 15th, Saturday: Discovering Cultural Identities*
(1) Dialogue: sessions begin at 12pm
Eve Samyuktha Thyagarajan (Trending Veganism) 12pm
Jonas Merian (Up cycling Today!) 4pm
Fred Farrow (Stories of discovery) 5pm
(2) Performance: begin at 6pm
“I wish I were here” by Fred Farrow
“ untitled” by Vita
“The invisible man” by Zac
“Co-creation” by Baiba Rozenfelde and Pauan Soares
(3) Film Screenings:
“Dreams” by Akira Kurosawa 1pm
“Samsara” by Ron Fricke 3pm
April 16th, Sunday: Environmental Cues and Concerns*
(1) Dialogue: sessions begin at 12pm
Alizee Ccm (Zero Waste Shanghai) 12pm
Nitin Dani & Anne Ursinus (Green Initiatives) 4pm
Estel Vilar (Illuminators) 5pm
“Terre Mater” collaboration by Estel Vilar & Daniel Rojas 20mins
(3) Film screening:
“Before the flood” by Fisher Stevens 1:30pm
The event will be held at Maison 115, on Jiangxi Lu, (on the cross between Jiangxi Lu & Sijing Lu – East Nanjing Lu station). It starts on Friday the 14th of April at 11:30am to 9pm. The Event will go on for 3 days and end on Sunday the 16th of April 9pm. We look forward to seeing you there!
TIME & Date: 11:30AM-9pm Friday 14th – Sunday 15th
LOCATION: Maison 115 (Jiangxi Lu and Sijing Lu), near the Westin on the Bund.
TICKET (Including 2 complimentary Beverages)
Beyond the Bund is an experience led productions collective,
with the sole purpose of empowering people in shaping the future. We curate thought provoking events by presenting high caliber speakers, electricperformances and stimulating interactions, striving to root a fertile landscape of positive initiatives in
Dirty Panda Society* is an international creative collective, made up of individuals from various creative industries from around the world. Founded in 2014 by Adrian Tyus and Andong Zheng while attending university. Originally the pair wanted to establish a platform foundational in community building for non traditional artist (especially those living abroad), providing spaces for artist visits, talks and group exhibitions. Over the next two years the team would expand networks to London, New York, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Berlin, Austin and Portland, initiating a variety of exhibition campaigns within a multi-disciplinary concentration. They’ve chosen to tackle societal constructs in a creative way from advocating new design approaches for rural regions whilst encouraging sustainable values and energy literacy. By doing this, Dirty Panda Society or DPS hope to bring about awareness to relevant themes that shape each of our conceivable realities.
The Dirty Panda Society 是一个富有创造力的国际组织，汇集了世界各地各个创新行业的佼佼者。2014年由正在读大学的Adrian Tyus 和 Andong Zheng创立。创立初始，这对志同道合的朋友希望为一些非传统意义上的艺术家（特别是旅居海外的艺术家们）创建一个平台，为艺术家们的相互来访，交流以及展览提供场地。两年后，他们希望将自己的平台扩展到世界各地，包括伦敦，纽约，曼谷，香港，柏林，奥斯丁以及波特兰等。举办多种多样以多学科为基础的展览活动。他们希望运用富有创意的方法解决一些社会建设问题，譬如：将新型设计推广到农村建设，创造农村可持续发展价值。DPS希望将这种意识传播到相关领域，塑造可行性未来。