"Eaten Your Fill of Rice? 食飽飯未呀？" has been awarded a 2014 grant from the Queens Arts Fund administrated by the Queens Council on the Arts funded by the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Greater New York Arts Development Fund for creating new works in this series for an exhibition in Queens, NY.
The largest public university television station in the US, CUNY-TV New York Emmy Awards nominated Public/Current/Community Affairs monthly in-depth news magazine program series Asian American Life that addresses topical issues affecting the Asian American communities nationwide and profiles Asian American leaders. In the episode on "Arts and Entertainment" featuring The 360 Walks of Life Labyrinth 參佰陸拾行的迷宮, 2013 installation with a profile interview of Chee Wang Ng 吳子雲 by Kyung Yoon was broadcasted on November 14th, 2013.
The same segment was again featured in their "Best Of" show of the year first aired on December 12th, 2013.
"Asian American Life 'Best Of' show takes a look back at some of our popular segments over the year, including an in-depth report on the largest Asian American communities of Chinatown, NYC and Fort Lee, NJ. We also profile Tony Award winning playwright David Henry Hwang 黃哲倫, Pulitzer finalist author Susan Choi and contemporary artist Chee Wang Ng 吳子雲."
• Click to see video on CUNY-TV Web site - Arts and Entertainment
• Click to see video on CUNY-TV Web site - Best of Asian American Life
"Eaten Your Fill of Rice? 食飽飯未呀？" was written up in the regular column 街知巷聞﹕老上環說藝 "Notoriety: Art Talk in Old Sheung Wan" by 陳嘉文 along with a photo in the June 30, 2013 issue of Ming Pao 明報 in Hong Kong.
"Kingsley Ng 伍韶勁, an artist selected a few books from the Asian Art Archive Library 亞洲藝術文獻庫圖書館 presenting 'relational art' with a few recent graduates in around some old stores in Sheung Wan 上環, Hong Kong…
As the store owner once mentioned of the older edition of the 'Red A' brand plastic bowl, Kingsley brought along three art books that were related to bowl. Boss Chu 朱老闆 said, Chee Wang Ng's 吳子雲 'Eaten Your Fill of Rice? 食飽飯未呀？' book resonates strongly, as rice is the staple food for the Chinese, was originally an agrarian society. He referred to the book cover, 'That is jade porcelain, very old porcelain, and only ancient emperors used them, now we do have these bowls, but few. Look, each grain of rice in this bowl is very full, it looks like a golden rice bowl, seeing it makes you glow! … '"
• Click to article on Ming Pao 明報
• Click to photo on Ming Pao 明報
• This article is included in the "Hong Kong Visual Arts Yearbook 2013 香港視覺藝術年鑑 2013" published by Department of Fine Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Rice Bowl Homage to Sol LeWitt 飯碗尊敬給索爾·勒威特, 2010 video had been curated for Homage at Liberty Arts Contemporary Fine Art Gallery by Jill Gardner and Linda Vivas. Taking Art History as a point of reference, a personal homage to Sol LeWitt in the National Register of Historic Places gold rush boomtown of Yreka dating back to 1851.
Sept 13th - Oct 19th, 2013
108 West Miner Street
Yreka, CA 96097
• Click to see photo of "Homage" at Liberty Arts Web Site
The Three Hundred and Sixty Walks of Life Labyrinth 參佰陸拾行的迷宮, 2013 installation is making its north eastern début straight from Lexington, KY. This iteration has been selected by Virginia Walsh, the Director of Anne Street Gallery (voted as the Best Gallery in the Hudson Valley) for "The Sublime Revisited" for the gallery at Newburgh, NY - two blocks from the US first publicly operated historic site, The Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site, served as General Washington's headquarters during the Revolutionary War from April 1782 to August 1783.
Sept 14th - Oct 26th, 2013
Ann Street Gallery
104 Ann Street
Newburgh, NY 12550
Artist Talk: Chee Wang Ng 吳子雲
Oct 5th, 1:30 p.m.
• Writeup on Broadway World
The video stills from “108 Global Rice Bowls 壹佰零捌個全球化飯碗 ” 2008 was chosen as the cover art for the book “Diasporic Chineseness after the Rise of China: Communities and Cultural Production” edited by Julia Kuehn, Kam Louie, and David M. Pomfret, the University of Hong Kong with essays from the top international scholars in the field - Ien Ang, Rey Chow, Hilary Chung, Cristina Demaria, Shirley Geok-lin Lim, Kwai-Cheung Lo, Kam Louie, Ouyang Yu, Yiyan Wang, and Sau-ling Wong published by the University of British Columbia Press in December 2013. These insightful essays focus on the nexus between the political and economic rise of China and the cultural products this period produced by artists, writers, filmmakers, and intellectuals from the Chinese diaspora represented this new Chineseness to global audiences.
108 Global Rice Bowls 壹佰零捌個全球化飯碗 has been invited by the curator Antoni Karwowski to be part of the selective "videoART" – a program of experimental works by international artists on new audio and video technologies for “22. dokumentART”, the competitive European Film Festival for documentaries organized by Szczecin's OFFicyna Association, Poland and Latücht Film & Medien Association from Neubrandenburg, Germany for awards in various categories of European documentary film making. The screening will be held at the Pomeranian Dukes' Castle in Szczecin, Poland with a comprehensive catalogue.
Oct 18th, 2013
Szczcin European Film Festival
70-001 Szczecin, Poland
• Click to download catalogue
108 Global Rice Bowls 壹佰零捌個全球化飯碗 will be shown as part of "Object Focus: Bowl, Part 2, Engage+Use" - an insightful fresh perspectives on this powerful, yet often overlooked form at the Museum of Contemporary Craft, one of Oregon's oldest cultural institutions which is known nationally for its acclaimed curatorial program.
May 16th - Sept 21st, 2013
Museum of Contemporary Craft
in partnership with Pacific Northwest College of Art
724 NW Davis Street
Portland, OR 97209
A new site-specific installation "Five Elements: Six Roots Contemplate Origins in the Spoon Fed World 五行：六根思源哺飯食的世界" has commissioned by Sunita S. Mukhi, Ph.D., Director of Asian and Asian American Programs of the Charles B. Wang Center 王嘉廉中心 at Stony Brook University for their 10th Anniversary Celebration. The installation was featured in two articles by SBU's The Statesman.
March 1st - May 12th, 2013
Charles B. Wang Center 王嘉廉中心
Stony Brook University
100 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY 11790
• Click to feature article on World Journal 世界日報
• Click to feature article on The Statesman
• Click to second feature article on The Statesman
• Click to posting on Asia Art Archive
• Click to listing in article on The New York Times
• Click to download PDF flyer
Lexington Art League's Exhibitions & Programs Director, Becky Alley has invited and commissioned a new installation "The Three Hundred and Sixty Walks of Life Labyrinth 參佰陸拾行的迷宮" for SITE, 5 installations in each of the 5 galleries at the historical Loudoun House as their week long Artist Residency Program. The other artists are Blake Eames, Alisa Dworsky, Liz Miller, and Jason Paradis.
May 24th - July 3rd, 2013
Loudoun House Gallery
Lexington Art League
209 Castlewood Drive
Lexington, KY 40505
• Video of SITE on Lexington Herald-Leader
• Artist Feature on Art Beat Lexington
• Bonnie Dailey writes on SurKY.com
• Ryan Winstead Ace
• Anyssa Roberts Lexington Herald-Leader
• “The 360 Walks of Life Labyrinth” was featured in indie band Paleface music video “Feel the Day” shot at LAL during “SITE” exhibition.