Friday, November 27
Ai Weiwei has designed and realized his first-ever solo exhibition in China at both Galleria Continua and Tang Contemporary Art. After disassembling an ancestral temple from the Ming dynasty, Ai meticulously rebuilt the structure to occupy both sites by crossing the wall that separates them, forcing viewers to consider the structure in parts rather than as a whole.
Ai Weiwei 艾未未
Yang’s well-known artworks made of Venetian blinds continue her conversion of spatial boundariesand their permeabilityinto sensorial interplay between light and current. Meanwhile, the artist explores “material hybridity,” as the curators call it, with installation and video elements ranging from Choco Pies to envelope security patterns.
Haegue Yang Come Shower or Shine, It Is Equally Blissful