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Problematic White Cubes: Director Steven Harris on M97's New Space

Last month, longstanding Shanghai photography gallery, M97 moved from its eponymous Moganshan Lu address to a surprising new spot inside a converted warehouse on Changping Lu. Now part of the Anken em...
2016-05-23 17:13:33
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Last month, longstanding Shanghai photography gallery, M97 moved from its eponymous Moganshan Lu address to a surprising new spot inside a converted warehouse on Changping Lu. Now part of the Anken empire, it’s all narrow corridors, sloped ceilings, and an enormous terrace -- it couldn’t be more different from the gallery’s former incarnation.

Currently hosting Luo Dan’s excellent When to Leave, director Steven Harris talked us through the new space, its opportunities and constraints, and the problems with white cubes.

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