SHE GUOFU, CITY PLANNING & ENVIRONMENTAL ART IN XIAMEN, CHINA
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m., Falvey Hall, Brown Center, 1301 W. Mount Royal Ave.
She Guofu, vice dean and associate professor at the Arts and Design College of Fuzhou University, will provide perspectives on city planning and public art in Xiamen, a city that boasts one of China's most progressive urban strategies in environmental sustainability. Translation will be by Wang Lu, assistant professor of English at the Arts and Design College of Fuzhou University. The talk is part of an exchange of instructors between MICA and design schools in Xiamen, China, a sister city of Baltimore. This exchange is a unique exploration of interdisciplinary design methodologies and aims to identify common themes and concerns that cross boundaries of culture, language and disciplinary separations. The MICA-Xiamen exchange is supported by MICA and Baltimore Xiamen Sister City Committee.