with/against the flow: Contemporary Photographic Interventions
OCAT Shanghai is delighted to present the exhibition with/against the flow: Contemporary Photographic Interventions from April 17 to June 20, 2021. This exhibition is part of a series on contemporary photographic interventions organized by ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) and is co-curated by Florian Ebner and Christin Müller.
This Spring OCAT Xi’an is honoured to present “Shadow Lover”, curated by Xi’an-based’curator Yang Xi, together with works by the artists Gao Suodu, Leng Guangmin, Wang Xiaoqu and Zhang Si. The exhibition “Shadow Lover” was conceived to explore the styles and methods of today’s artists in creating paintings, and making images from “the perspective or notion of photography”.
C-PLAN | Liao Fei: Is Everything a Contingent Occurrence?
Shifting from questioning the nature of "matter" to the dualistic system of human cognition, then to geometric mathematical experiments, Liao Fei’s art practice deduces the existence and operative patterns behind the "material world" of our perception and experience through abstract and sensual art scene expressed in common mathematical and physical logic.
The Space Between Us: Alec Soth
OCAT Xi’an is honoured to present Amercan photographer Alec Soth’s solo exhibition “The Space Between Us” in China. Alec Soth is described by Mick Brown of Britain’s Telegraph newspaper as “one of greatest living photographers of America’s social and geographical landscape”.
Refocusing on the Medium: The Rise of East Asia Video Art
The exhibition proposes a re-examination of the artists approach to the video medium rising from East Asia and contributes to the global history of video art as a transnational contemporary art medium.
C-PLAN | Luka Yuanyuan Yang Solo Exhibition: Shanghai Low
The exhibition unfolds through the narratives of four video works and a collection of images and archival materials. Revolving around Luka's latest series Women's World, which recreates overseas Chinese women's memories in 20th-century Cantonese opera theaters, movie sets, and nightclubs.