In addition to the central animation, after which the exhibition is titled, "Who’s the Daddy" features a second video presented on a notebook, as well as several sculpture works, extending the artist’s visual world throughout the gallery space, immersing the viewer in his challenging fictional sequence.
The title of this exhibition refers to the technological term “overclocking”, which describes a hacking technique in which a computer component such as a CPU is configured to run at a faster speed than specified by the manufacturer.
It includes five parts,“Competition Unit”, “Screening Unit”, “Kon Satoshi Unit”, “Special Unit”, “Lectures”and “Theater”. It will be held in Beijing 798 Art District from October 13th to October 16th.
What has happened with independent animations after 2000? The exhibition entitled "From Painting to Animation" might provide a good deal of insight into this issue.
With his paintbrush, Zhang Gong rewrites the archaic narrative of art history by rendering these scenes in explicit contemporary light and by amassing these characters in a style reminiscent of an epic, traditional Hollywood set. Zhang Gong’s tendency towards the grand mise-en-scène also...
As an artist, he thought the relationship between the current public and contemporary art was not close-knit, and there were problems between them. How to use an appropriate cultural docking to allow everyone to understand the language...
In addition to pioneering the idea of presenting a documentary film in animation form, in Zhang’s second solo exhibition with Pekin Fine Arts the artist will also show new works on paper and canvas inspired by scenes from his video work, and recently exhibited at the 6 th Moscow Biennale (2015).
Guided by the animations in the exhibition, the audience would be able to follow the graphic elements produced by these artists and capture the message they hope to convey step by step. Meanwhile, the exhibition also encourages the audience to use their imagination and log in to the fantastic worlds of the ten illustrators.
Thirteen invited artists from around the globe will deploy diverse creative mediums and technologies, such as animation, painting, sculpture, installation, in their efforts to reconstruct space, time, narration and world view.
It showcases a total of 34 (groups of) artists with...
By emerging from the art academy into the public space, these young artists have opportunities for development in the larger world.
Curated by critic Wang Chunchen, it will display Zhang Xiaotao's recent works in these years on oil painting, watercolor, photography, video and animation, a total of 36 works.