The 500 years exhibition included three interrelated bodies of work that take the lifespan of a plastic bag as a historical period. Instead of looking forward, however, it looks back to link a period of history that has defined the contemporary age, from the earliest colonisation of Latin America, the Renaissance in Europe and the subsequent modernisation, industrialisation and globalization that pervade contemporary life
The unconventional vases are customised for the weeds. The forms are inspired by their different characters, postures, textures, or stories. The materials used are artificial and suggest the living space of human beings. We tried to make the normally ignored and unwelcome weeds become the focal point, living harmoniously in people's interior habitats.
Continuing the debut issue’s scale, the second NOT TODAY has come out, with finer details and more appealing stories. Another 6 items in OBJECTS; 2 visits to Frankfurt am Main and Buenos Aires for INTERVIEWS. The wonderful duo from Thisispaper made dumplings and borscht and potato cheesecakes for THE KITCHEN. As SOMETHING SPATIAL, this time is about artist-in-residency.
In Silent Counts Rosenmunthe examines rocks as tactile objects through different instruments, angles and compositions. Stones are hard, brutal and dismissive, but also shares an oddly romantic aura of transcendence and time. Stones are weight, surface, age, numbers. Organized and systematically he look at them in a geological perspective, and apply to them a nostalgic, scientific and philosophical point of view.
The movie itself is used as a mean by En Ning to traverse through spatial and temporal boundaries; it also acts as a tool to select and extend her imagination, claiming these scenes as hers. Similarly, Wu Ma’s choice of portraying his characters in traditional Chinese costumes suggests an attempt to retrieve a certain archetypal period of time that is believed to be long gone.
Probably know several ways to comfort a person, but never care about the care label of your clothes. Sometimes, you can't tell the differences between the smell of a soap and the smell of a squid. Toss away the old stuffs and buy the new one instead. Toss away things you don't like and get a new one you like. Believe that some day, the world will be different. Or there will be some world, everyday is different....
To form a room/space, start from his point of view, going through varied paths and dimensions and achieve the core of all the matters as destinations. Different people create different rooms, they were built up by every move we take, every choice we make. Pass through those trivial things or even personal experiences, to explore the distance/space/room between the whole world and individuals...