The New Nor­mal: China, Art and 2017

China Pictorial (English) - - Culture On Display -

As part of the large group ex­hi­bi­tion to celebrate the 10th an­niver­sary of the found­ing of the UCCA, this show fea­tures works by 23 con­tem­po­rary for­eign and Chi­nese artists who fo­cus on China in the con­text of glob­al­iza­tion, prob­ing how to cope with the frag­ile, tur­bu­lent and un­pre­dictable world sit­u­a­tion. The ex­hi­bi­tion was de­signed to pro­vide an in­de­pen­dent space for each artist to cre­ate a dis­tinc­tive yet echo­ing mo­tif. Ac­com­pa­ny­ing the ex­hi­bi­tion is a se­ries of sem­i­nars, di­a­logues, con­certs, and dance per­for­mances, all themed around art, science and tech­nol­ogy, pol­i­tics and eco­nom­ics, literature and daily life, to help the au­di­ence bet­ter grasp the themes of the ex­hi­bi­tion and be­come part of the cam­paign.

Ac­ci­den­tal Me­nagerie, by Max Hooper Sch­nei­der, 2015, mixed me­dia, acrylic trays, poly­mer resin, alu­minum struc­ture, cus­tom hard­ware, 304.8x274.3x38.1 cm.

Mes­siah –Fu­sion Dream of<j><z-772 ><5>, by Gao Lei, 2017, alu­minum basin, turbo wa­ter gun, sy­ringe, bronze, wooden um­brella han­dle, stain­less steel, hemp rope, dis­pos­able car­pet, wooden stair­case, rolling gate, hanger and belt, di­men­sions vari­able.

A still from Sketch I, Com­po­si­tion I, II, III & IV, by Liu Yefu, multi- chan­nel HD video, color, sound, di­men­sions vari­able, 21'38''.

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