Five blind folk storytelling artists from Northern Shaanxi reinterpreted the full text of the “World Declaration of Human Rights” (hereinafter referred to as the “Declaration”) with their dialect. I had a dialog with Zhu Jiuyang on the background and the expression of his concept for this performance.
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I think biggest problem between people is that we hurt one another. Throughout the whole of human history, there has been violence between people of different ethnicities and of different nations – even between governments and their own people.
Form, heart, culture and public events are key words that repeatedly arise in many of Lei Yan’s artworks, and thus her artworks are marked by multiple meanings. I could easily switch the works described above from one key word category to another to come up with a new interpretation.
In the eyes of many people, art seems to be “useless,” however, as for me, the reason why I hold that art is “useful”, is that the artists open a new window for us, enabling us to see the extraordinary from the ordinary, to see the reality hided in the little trivial daily experiences which […]
One day in 2008, by chance, I saw some friends making jewelry with tiny and pliable metal wires at a friend’s place and I joined. It recalled me the bird-nest that my father made for me when I was a little girl.
Yunnan Contemporary Art within Relational Aesthetics –Foreword to Luo Fei’s To Start from Art Dr. ZhaChangping (Critic, Biblical Scholar, Chief-editor of Journal for Humanities and Art) To date, the developmental history of Chinese contemporary art has gone through at least three phases. In 1993, the inclusion of thirteen Chinese artists in the Venice Biennale implied […]