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Miao Ying: A Field Guide to Ideology

Presented by Art Museum at the University of Toronto at Art Museum at the University of Toronto – Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto ON

Feb 08 2022
Apr 02 2022
Miao Ying: A Field Guide to Ideology

Image: Miao Ying, Happily Contained, 2018. VR still image; element from Hardcore Digital Detox, Courtesy of the artist and MadeIn Gallery.

Miao Ying: A Field Guide to Ideology is the first presentation of Shanghai/New York-based artist Miao Ying in Canada.

The exhibition features new iterations of Miao Ying's two recent projects Chinternet Plus (亲特网+, 2016) and Hardcore Digital Detox (硬核数据排毒, 2018). A first-generation internet artist in China and a dual netizen of the Chinternet and the World Wide Web, Miao Ying examines official and popular Chinese internet culture thriving behind the so-called Great Firewall.

Commenting on a recent Chinese economic strategy Internet Plus—involving the rebooting of traditional industries

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Admission to the Miao Ying: A  Field Guide to Ideology exhibition is free. No advance registration is required.


Additional Public Programs: All public programs are free. Registration is required

Artist Talk with Miao Ying (in-person and online)Tuesday, March 8, 6pm ET Daniels Building (DA170), University of Toronto1 Spadina Crescent. Presented in partnership with the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design Register

Gallery Tour with Miao Ying and Yan Wu Wednesday, March 9, 2pmJustina M. Barnicke Gallery Register

For more information, visit:


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Metered parking is available along Hoskin Avenue, King’s College Circle, Tower Road, Hart House Circle. Please visit the U of T Parking information site for up-to-date pricing and rates.


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