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Apichatpong Weerasethakul (b.1970, Bangkok, Thailand) lives and works in Chiang Mai. He won the Palme d'Or at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. Lyrical and often fascinatingly mysterious, his film works are non-linear, dealing with memory and in subtle ways invoking personal politics and social issues.
感应 Telepathy | 2018 | 艺术微喷 Giclee Prints | 16.9x30cm (x 2 pieces)
Birdhead, consisting of Song Tao (b. 1979) and Ji Weiyu (b. 1980), has been working in the medium of analogue photography since it was established in 2004. The artistic practice of Birdhead is based on photographs but also beyond the philosophy of photography. Capturing all the beings around them, the two members of Birdhead digest and apply the thinking mode of conceptual art into the context of their image interpretation.
情放志荡-19 Passions Bloom Ambitions - 19 | 2015 | 银盐黑白照片、椴木板材、榆木、中国传统湿裱、传统纹样绢包裹 Gelatin silver print on basswood with elmwood frame and classic patterned silk border, glas collage, traditional Chinese painting wet mounting technique | 106x156x6cm
Chen Wei (b. 1980, Zhejiang) lives and works in Beijing. Initially a sound and performance artist, Chen Wei's interest developed into photo, video and installation art. He builds life-sized stage sets, employing light and colours, then constructs a narrative environment with blurred spatial boundaries.
冷饮 Cold Drink | 2019 | 收藏级喷墨打印 Archival Inkjet Print | 120x120cm
Geng Jianyi was born in Zhengzhou, Henan province in 1962, passed away in 2017. Refrigerator, as one of the imported goods, changes the life style of Chinese. This door opens the “epoch of freezing.” The preservation of foods in kiln is gradually replaced. "Door" reflects the complicated mood of the artist towards the enjoyment of the imported goods.
藩门 Door | 2008 | 宝丽来、冰箱门 Polaroid, fridge door | 54x27x18cm
预见 No.13 Foresight No.13 | 2017-2018 | 收藏级喷墨打印，裱于纯铝板，钢化亚克力 Archival Inkjet Print, Mounted on Aluminium Panel, Toughened Acrylic | 188x150cm | Framed 192x153x4.5cm
American artist Lynn Hershman (b.1941) has been doing artistic practice for more than 50 years and internationally acclaimed for her art and films. As one of the earliest new media vanguard artists, Lynn Hershman is widely recognised for her innovative work investigating issues that are now recognised as key to the workings of society. Over the decades, she has made pioneering contributions to the fields of photography, video, film, performance, installation and interactive as well as net-based media art.
罗贝塔的构造图 #2 Roberta's Construction Chart #2 | 1975 | 数码打印 Digital pigment print | framed 67x80cm | image 50x64cm
阅读 Reading | 1999 | 布上油画 Oil on canvas | 130x93cm
Liu Xiaohui (b. 1975, Shandong Province) currently lives and works in Beijing. Practicing primarily as a painter, Liu centers the structure of his practice closely around life, taking it as the source of clue (or path). By employing a painterly language and tireless repeating analysis of color, the artist both affirms and denies perennially the immediate experience. He constantly deliberates and refines non-referring subject matters and ordinary scenes. Finally, Liu aims at accurate expression of truth from an oriental view via permeating effect of quality and quantity.
无题－围巾与形状 No.3 Untitled - Scarf and Form No.3 | 2017 | 布上油画 Oil on canvas | 140x150cm
Xu Zhen (b.1977) currently resides and works in Shanghai. Xu Zhen's extensive body of work includes installation art, photography, painting and performance. In 2009 he founded the MadeIn Company as a contemporary art creation corporate, focused on the production of creativity, and devoted to the research of contemporary culture’s infinite possibilities. In 2013, the launch of "XU ZHEN?" was announced, a brand produced by MadeIn Company.
他真时髦! He’s So Posh! | 2018 | 镜面不锈钢、铁链 Mirror finish stainless steel, metal chains | 直径 Diameter 140cm
Melati Suryodarmo (b.1969, Solo, Indonesia) graduated from the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunscheweig, Germany under the tutelage of Marina Abramovi? and Anzu Furukawa with a Meisterschüler qualification in Performance Art. Her practice is informed by Butoh, dance and history, among others. Her work is the result of ongoing research in the movements of the body and its relationship to the self and the world.
在黑空下舞蹈 Dancing Under the Black Sky | 2019 | 4频影像 4-channel video | 5 minutes
Nabuqi (b.1984, Inner Mongolia) graduated from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 2013, and currently lives and works in Beijing. Departing from a focus on objects themselves, Nabuqi’s work extends to the relationship between objects and the human body, as well as the variations of individual perceptions within different spaces and environments.
原野（阳伞）Field (Umbrella) | 2018 | 青铜 Bronze | 10x23x23cm
通向大地的又一道闪电 28 Mythological Time 28 | 2016 | 树皮纸上水墨和丙烯 Ink and acrylic on bark paper | 100x313cm
Yu Youhan (b. 1943) currently lives and works in Shanghai. Yu Youhan has recently shifted his artistic approach in search of a new paint language and subject matter. His extensive oeuvre combines multiple perspectives and investigates the structure of cultural identity in China through an ongoing exploration of various pictorial techniques.
2018.11 | 2018 | 布上丙烯 Acrylic on canvas | 154x234cm
Singaporean visual artist Robert Zhao Renhui (b. 1983) works chiefly with photography but often adopts a multi-disciplinary approach, presenting images together with documents and objects in the form of textual and media analysis, video and photography projects. His artistic practice investigates man’s relationship with nature, utilizing convincing narratives to invoke doubts in its audience towards the concept of truth and its portrayal.
新世界的最新物种—变体#12 Recent Species of The New World -- Varient#12 | 2011 | 彩色喷墨打印 Colour inkjet print | 爱普生艺术微喷 Epson Ultra Giclee Print | 44x66cm | with frame 44*68*6cm
Zhao Yang （(b. 1970, Jilin) currently lives and works in Beijing. Though made of Western pigments, Zhao Yang's work is significantly influenced by his academic background in Chinese painting - he applies what he has learned from the system of traditional ink painting to different materials and spaces. From Zhao’s perspective, the uncontrollable nature, which the flow of ink in water has, is central to Chinese painting.
罗马是个湖 180119 Roma Is a Lake 180119 | 2018 | 布面油彩&丙烯 Oil & acrylic on canvas | 198x305cm