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The Glenville Exchanges: Lin Ke with Jordan Tate
January 31, 2018
6:00 pm
7:30 pm

FRONT International presents The Glenville Exchanges: a dialog with FRONT visiting artist Lin Ke.

Madison Residency artists Lin Ke joins us for a conversation at the FRONT Porch with Cincinnati artist Jordan Tate. This is a free event, space is limited. Reservations are recommended.


Lin Ke (b. 1984 Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China) graduated from the New Media Arts department of the China Academy of Fine Arts in 2008. He currently lives and works in Beijing.

Since 2010, Lin Ke has made a series of operations associated with computer video and image works. He uses the computer as a studio, extracting material from computers and the Internet, some operating behavior and record images using the concept of screenshots and screen recording software. In 2014, his first solo exhibition “L in K” was held in Gallery Yang, Beijing. In 2014 he won the OCAT – PIERRE HUBER ART PRIZE, in 2015 he won the ninth AAC art of the Chinese Youth Artist Award and in 2017 was shortlisted in the BMW Art Journey Awards. Lin Ke is a member of the art group Double Fly Art Center.

Jordan Tate (b. 1981) is an Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Cincinnati. Tate, a Fulbright Fellow (2008-2009), has a Bachelor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Studies from Miami University and a Master of Fine Arts in Photography from Indiana University. Tate’s work is currently held in collections nationwide, including Rhizome at the New Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, The Bidwell Projects, the Cincinnati Art Museum, The Columbus Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Recent exhibitions of his works include: Denny Gallery, New Shelter Plan, Herron School of Art, PH Gallery (UK), Higher Pictures (NYC), The Photographer Gallery (London, UK), and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland.

The Madison Residencies are made possible with the support of The Cleveland Foundation and their Creative Fusion Program.