Artist Talk: WANG GONGXIN
February 9, 2012
Artist Talk: Wang GongXin is one of China’s most respected and influential contemporary artists. His work Here? Or There? (created with Lin Tianmiao) is considered to be among the most important works in recent years. His piece The Sky of Brooklyn: Digging a Hole in Beijing was one of the first site-specific installations in China. His work on video includes The Old Bench, Baby Talk, Public Hallway, and Shepard. His work has been exhibited widely all over the world. In the UK he has been presented at the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Institute of Contemporary Art, and Tate Liverpool.
He is video designer for the upcoming world premiere adaptation of Jung Chang's celebrated memoir Wild Swans, which will open on February 11, 2012, at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, MA.