Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
“Yang Fudong: Moving Mountains” @ Shanghai Centre of Photography
SCôP is particularly proud to host the exhibition of Yang Fudong’s new work, Moving Mountains, also the latest artist commission by the Rolls-Royce Art Programme. Yang Fudong is an award-winning Chinese filmmaker and photographer, will create a completely new artwork for the Programme. He has exhibited in group and solo shows around the world including the Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany (2002) and two participations at the Venice Biennale.
🕒 Tue-Sun, 10.30am-5.30pm
📍 2555-1 Long Teng Avenue // 龙腾大道2555号
Open Mic @ Kungfu Komedy
Kungfu Komedy club is hosting their weekly open mic with Storm Xu as the mc. Try your hand at stand up with this open mic opportunity. Spots are limited to five minutes though. Enjoy a night with both experienced comedians and first timers.
📍 4F, 1 North Xiangyang Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼
‘Envision 2116’ Kicks Off @ Shanghai Project
Following phase 1 commencement in September, Shanghai Project has become a platform where new dialogues have been instigated by inviting practitioners from a variety of disciplines, including not only liberal arts and social science, but art, science, technology, medicine and ecology, among others. Shanghai Project continues to grow into a pan-Shanghai event as it forms partnerships with museums and art fairs throughout the city. Museum partners include Power Station of Art, Rockbund Art Museum and chi K11 Museum, as well as West Bund Art Fair and Photo Shanghai.
🕒 Until Jul 31 2017
📍 3M, 869 Yinghua Road // 樱花路869号 3M
Xintiandi Christmas Fair
The Xintiandi Christmas Fair is back again this year from December 17th until the 25th 12pm – 8pm on Madang Road and Zizhong Road. There will be 70+ vendors and 5 Christmas huts selling all sorts of amazing gems, handcrafted jewellery, deliciously indulgent food, drinks and more. If you’d like to participate as a vendor, read on for booth rental details. 🕒 Until Dec 25, 12pm-8pm
📍 Xintiandi Style, Madang Road & Zizhong Road // 新天地时尚, 马当路和自忠路沿街
Sun Xun: Prediction Laboratory @ Yuz Museum
The Xintiandi Christmas Fair is back again this year from December 17th until the 25th 12pm – 8pm on Madang Road and Zizhong Road. There will be 70+ vendors and 5 Christmas huts selling all sorts of amazing gems, handcrafted jewellery, deliciously indulgent food, drinks and more. If you’d like to participate as a vendor, read on for booth rental details.
🕒 Until Dec 25, 12pm-8pm
Yuz Museum is hosting Sun Xun’s second exhibition until January 15, 2017. Xun’s display is a space for investigation and experimentation. His works combine drawing, painting, animation, and installation.
🕒 Until Jan 15
📍 35 Fenggu Road // 丰谷路35号
Vivienne Westwood’s exhibit @ chi K11 Art Space
K11 invites British fashion designer brand Vivienne Westwood to host a cross-over exhibition between Chinese contemporary art and eco-friendly fashion. Ongoing until the February 28th, the exhibit “Get a Life” is a topic inspired by Vivienne Westwood’s strong attitude towards climate revolution. A handful of Chinese contemporary artists will present their works in mediums such as photos, videos and fashion design, showcasing their understanding of the relationships among nature, environment and humanity. Early bird tickets start from ¥50 and tickets are ¥100 at the door.
🕒 Until Feb 28, 2017 10am – 8pm; Wed & Thu 10am – 6pm
💰 Early bird ¥50, ¥100 at the door
📍 B3/F, 300 Huaihai Zhong Road // 淮海中路300
Light it Snow @ Jing’an Kerry Centre
Jing’an Kerry Center is celebrating Christmas by lighting a 16 meter tall Christmas trees and has set up vendors surrounding the tree. Vendors will be selling scarves and ornaments. Food is provided by Kartel, Dutch pies, and Mr. Waffle.
🕒 10am-10pm, Until Dec. 25
📍 1515 Nanjing West Road // 南京西路1515号
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