UVA Art Department opens Yi Sheng's "The Miraculous Mandarin"
The University of Virginia's McIntire Department of Art opens a special exhibit of work, "The Miraculous Mandarin," created by visiting artist Yi Sheng, whose work "embraces a mix of video, performance, photography and object-making." The installation and performance examine questions of place and "home." The opening will feature a sound-based performance on handmade glass ocarinas. A free shuttle bus will depart and return to Ruffin Gallery on Bayly Dr. Morven Dairy Barn. (Directions: Morven is located at 791 Morven Dr. From Monticello, continue east on Thomas Jefferson Parkway (Route 53); bear right on James Monroe Parkway (Route 795) and continue past Ash Lawn-Highland for 1.4 miles. The entrance to Morven is on the right, noted by the "Morven" sign along a stone wall. The GPS address is 791 Morven Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22902.) 924-6123.Read more on: art