The Szechwan Tale. China, Theatre and History

curated by Marco Scotini 


Opening: Thursday April 12, 2018, 8-11.30 pm


FM Centre for Contemporary Art present The Szechwan Tale. China, Theatre and History, a new large-scale exhibition curated by Marco Scotini – artistic director of FM Centre – focused on the Chinese context, following the line of research set with the latest exhibitions Non-Aligned Modernity, focused on Eastern European Art, and The White Hunter, on African Art.

The Szechwan Tale. China, Theatre and History will open on April 12, 2018, during the Milan Art Week and miart, the International Modern and Contemporary Art Fair of Milan


Talk and Catalogue Launch The Szechwan Tale. China, Theatre and History

Saturday 14th April 11.00 am – Sala Carroponte of FM Center for Contemporary Art

with Marco Scotini, curator of the exhibition; Lü Peng, art historian of Chinese art; Liu Zhen, director of Mei Lanfang Memorial Museum – Beijing; Liu Ding, Mao Tongqiang, Zhuang Hui, artists


Special openings during miart (free admission):

Friday, April 13-Saturday 14 April: from 11 am to 10 pm

Sunday, April 15: from 11 am to 7 pm


LEGGIThe Szechwan Tale. China, Theatre and History, a cura di Marco Scotini

On Wednesday 29th November, Visual Arts Department of NABA and the FM Centre for Contemporary Art are staging an international seminar dedicated to those artistic practices that have rendered the display the main object of their reflection and production in the Carroponte hall at the FM Centre. After fifteen years since its first appearance as a NABA platform for curatorial debate, the annual cycle of meetings entitled The Utopian Display sets out once again with a totally renewed format.

LEGGIUtopian Display: Props & Tools

The White Hunter. African Memories and Representations is the publication produced on the occasion of the eponymous exhibition produced by FM Centre for Contemporary Art in Milan. Bookings & info:

LEGGICatalogue The White Hunter. African memories and representations