Ming Contemporary Art Museum – McaM
McaM distinguishes itself through its promotion of contemporary art activities based on visual performance
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Ming Contemporary Art Museum – McaM is a non-for-profit contemporary art centre sponsored by Mingyuan Group. Transformed from the workshop of the renowned “Garden Factory” of the 50’s of last century, Shanghai Paper Machine Factory, the Museum kept the frame structure of the industrial architecture and its characteristics of simplicity. The Museum presents a U-shape space with a sunken stage, covering an area of 3,500 square meters. Divided into 2 floors, the floor height of the interior space reaches 15 meters, which fits the production requirements of various experimental theatres, featured contemporary art exhibitions and performances.
Among the numerous private art museums in China, McaM distinguishes itself through its promotion of contemporary art activities based on visual performance. Focusing on experimental theatre, multimedia exhibition and performance with other activities related to the concept of performance, including but not limited to installation, painting, sculpture, video, sound, poem and dance, the Museum aims to promote the profound experimentation and interaction extended from these diverse domains, establish international exchanges and promote the exclusive stage for multimedia exhibition and performance.
Besides, the Museum devotes to the practice of new forms of public arts such as community theatre. Drawing special attention to the communication with the local residents, the museum invites public to join its activities, making the Museum a platform of the positive interaction between artists and the public.