Who was Emperor Qin? - Lecture (French)
French Sinologist Alain Thote will present a lecture about the ongoing influence of China’s First Emperor, Emperor Qin. Who was this influential figure and what effect did he have on China and the rest of the world? Introduced by Françoise Lauwaert.
Organised jointly by Inspiring Culture and EUNIC Brussels. ‘Who do you think we are?’ is a programme of 4 events held in parallel to the Brussels staging of the China-EU sculpture exhibition ‘Dialogue With Emperor Qin’.
The event programme reflects an ambition by Inspiring Culture to build upon the themes present in the exhibition working to develop a current and much needed discourse about cultural exchange between the EU and the International Community. The programme of events form a platform for active dialogue between visitors, institutions, artists, academics and the local community.
All of the events are free and open to all. To register for free tickets please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of the event(s) you wish to attend.
The programme of events has been made possible with the support of: British Council Belgium, Istituto di Cultura Bruxelles, Balassi Institute - Cultural Service of the Embassy of Hungary in Brussels, Polish Culture, Alliance Française Bruxelles-Europe, Österreichisches Kulturforum Brüssel, BOZAR, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Managementt, Rosa Più, BEIT Company
‘Dialogue With Emperor Qin’ (www.dialogueschinaeu.com)
In September 2017 the touring sculpture exhibition “Dialogue With Emperor Qin” will be shown in Brussels at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management. The exhibition will continue until October 31st.
“Dialogue With Emperor Qin”, features the work of 28 European artists and 3 Chinese artists. It made its premier at the Shaanxi Art Museum, Xi'an in January 2012 and during the last four years has made a tour of 8 Chinese and 5 European museums. The exhibition was featured as part of the EU 2012 Year of Intercultural Dialogue with China and was awarded an official event label.
Created in 2012 and through its staging around the world, the exhibition continues to build relationships, nurture understanding and provide an open platform for the dialogue between and about different cultures.