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Art:21 - Cao Fei

Art:21

2009, 1:05

This video is excerpted from the Season 5 Art:21 episode “Fantasy,” on PBS. For more information click here.

“Fantasy” presents four artists — Cao Fei, Mary Heilmann, Jeff Koons, and Florian Maier-Aichen — whose hallucinatory, irreverent, and sublime works transport us to imaginary worlds and altered states of consciousness. Cao Fei's work reflects the fluidity of a world in which cultures have mixed and diverged in rapid evolution. Her video installations and new media works explore perception and reality in places as diverse as a Chinese factory and the virtual world of Second Life.