CHINA 8

Contemporary art from China at Rhine & Ruhr

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CLIENT: Stiftung f├╝r Kunst und Kultur e.V., Bonn
15th May til 13th September 2015

Nine museums in eight cities on the Rhine and Ruhr have joined forces to present contemporary art from China in the most extensive exhibition Europe has ever known in its museums. Around 120 artists and 500 works of painting, photography, calligraphy, ink painting, sculpture, installation and video art represent a cross-section of the current artistic positions and trends in the world’s largest economy.

Featuring 25 video and sound installations, the “Glaskasten” sculpture museum in Marl makes up the setting for the main media art venue. One of the technical highlights of “CHINA 8” is to be found at the “NRW-Forum” in Dusseldorf in the form of “Related to YA”, an installation by Wang Gongxin: the visitor is visually and acoustically catapulted into a world full of vibrations, shocks, clacking sounds and twitching pictures on nine synchronised vertical projections that reflect the hustle and the bustle of everyday life in China.

235 MEDIA completed the entire media-technology set-up in a mere ten days for 44 video installations at eight venues. A total of 92 monitors, ranging from 19 to 75 inches diagonal, along with 31 projectors and 112 media players were mounted, installed or set-up, all connected by several kilometres of cable, which proved to be a major logistical challenge.

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