Chinese artists running the Olympic torch in their very particular ways. This is an initiative of artbetween, an independent artists’ network based in the UK, focussing on the exchange of ideas, projects and exhibitions between Europe, the USA and China. artbetween seeks to re-define what art is and what it can be – pushing the boundaries of how and where art is produced and presented by exchanging ideas with artists across cultural, linguistic and geographical boundaries.
“Undefined Revolution” – Sun Xun solo exhibition. The Collective, Edinburgh, Scotland. Through April 8th.
2010 winner CCAA Awards winner Sun Xun gets his first solo exhibition in Scotland. The ShanghART artist has been invited by The Collective Gallery (Edinburgh) to showcase his videoart pieces, in parallel to solo exhibitions by Glasgow artists James Hutchinson and Fiona Jardine. Continue reading »
A one-minute clip of Miao Xiaochun´s videopiece “Disillusion”, finished in 2010. Together with works by Cui Xiuwen, it was shown at Eli Klein Fine Arts Gallery. Stills of the exhibition, which also include Miao’s video “RESTART”, can still be seen online on 88MoCCA.
Aowen Kitaika Jin was born in the year when China re-opened its doors to the world. She became the first generation to be able to continue her higher education outside of China after the Cultural Revolution. She came to Britain for its cultural, political and geographic importance in the Western world.
Stefanie Kaiser had tea with her in London… Continue reading »
Chen Xu is a young Chinese multimedia and performance artist who has just started to exhibit in the last two years. Born in 1979 in An Hui Province he graduated from Tsinghua University Department of Interior Design.
He’s series of works titled “City” (2011) depicts an utterly disturbing world where the nakedness of the citizens in front of the city’s rulers becomes evident. Continue reading »