This outstanding exhibition entitled KUò XUáN- a collaboration of Wu Shanzhuan and Inga Svala Thorsdottir-belongs to part of Long March Space’s ongoing search for artistic breakthrough in order to enrich our creative experience. They expound their creative concept as, “It dies just before it begins, and lives just after it ends. We have incorporated our perfect brackets within an infinite spiral, and use the brackets to repeatedly cut into the spiral’s coil in order to configure their self rotation and recovery.”
Statements from curator Gao Shiming:
All that is solid melts into air. 【 Communist Manifesto】
The way upward and the way downward are the same. 【Herakleitos】
Before the beginning and after the end…… 【T. S. Eloit】
About the Artists
Wu Shanzhuan, 1960 born in China. 1986 graduated from Normal Department of the Zhejiang Academy Of Fine Art. 1995 graduated from the Hochschule für bildende Künste in Hamburg. 1985 founded Red Humour. 1991 has been working and exhibiting collaborative with Thorsdottir Thor’s Daughter’s Pulverization Service. Lives and works in Hamburg and Shanghai.
Inga Svala Thorsdottir, 1966 born in Iceland. 1991 graduated from Painting Department of the Icelandic School of Arts and Crafts. 1995 graduated from the Hochschule für bildende Künste in Hamburg. 1993 founded Thorsdottir Thor’s Daughter’s Pulverization Servic. 1999 founded BORG. Since 1991 has been working and exhibiting collaborative with Wu Red Humour International. Lives and works in Hamburg and Shanghai.
About the Exhibition
Duration: 20th October,2011 -20th January ,2012
Opening: 16:00,20th October,2011
Venue: Long March Space
Curator: Gao Shiming
Artists: Inga Svala Thorsdottir and Wu Shanzhuan