昆明菜市场艺术项目

“昆明菜市场”是一项为期两周,定位于菜市场的综合性艺术活动,它将发生 在有着7百万人口的中国西南城市-昆明。不同的中 国艺术家或艺术家团体将利用视觉、行为和其他媒体形式同公众产生互 动。

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Interview: He Libin

He Libin

(Interview with the artist in his studio. 30th April 2010. Present: He Libin, Luo Fei and Anders Gustafsson.)

I once read a text by Jeff Crosby, where he emphasized that Kunming historically did play an often overlooked role in China’s road to modernity: from it’s time as a French outpost, to its role as a refuge for Chinese intellectuals during the Japanese occupation, Kunming often led the way for China’s embrace of modern ideas. I guess the South West Art Research Group should also be mentioned here. Do you see Kunming’s art community building on this heritage, or should we declare it dead and buried?

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