@ 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum
Nov 22nd – Apr 19th, 2015
Curatored by: Dr Ai Min and Li Zhenhua
Artists: Bestué&Marc Vives David, Michael Bevilacqua, Bignia Wehrli & Peter Andreas, Bitnik Group, Chen Juli, Cheng Ran, Chim↑Pom Group, Com&Com, Complaints Choir Group, Duan Jianyu, Fang Lijun, Harun Farocki, Harald Fernagu, Fu Xiaotong, Niklas Goldbach, Guo Xi, Hu Weiyi, Hu Jieming, Huang Morgan, Ryoji Ikeda, Khaled Jarrar, Jiang Hongqing, Alexandre Joly, Kang Haitao, Li Ming, Li Xiaofei, Liao Wenfeng, Lin Yilin, Liu Guangyun, Liu Xinyi, Lv Shengzhong, Ma Wen, Ma Ke, Pang Maokun, David Salle, Shen Ruijun, Roman Signer, Berndnaut Smilde, Song Kun, Song Dong, Sissel Tolaas, Trouvé Tatiana, Wang Chuan, Wang Guangle, Wu Jianan, Wu Guanzhong, Xu Wenkai, Xu Zhen, Xu Qu, Yan Lei, Yang Zhenzhong, Yang Feiyun, Yang Jiecang, Yang Fudong, Zeng Lingxiang, Zeng Fanzhi, Zheng Guogu, Zhou Wenzhong, Zhou Tiehai, Zhou Xiaohu, Zhu Jinshi
The Shanghai 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum celebrates its grand opening with its inaugural exhibition ‘Cosmos’, composed of several modules: “Perceptual Resonance,” “Experience and Action,” “Three-dimensional Landscape,” “Poetic Sound,” “Displacement of Space,” and “A Return to the Individual.”
Cosmos comprises hundreds of works from 52 artists from 12 countries, including China, France, Japan, the Palestinian Territories, Italy, Finland, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Norway and Hong Kong SAR, and encompasses painting, installation, video, sound, photography and other mediums.
The theme references the infinite possibilities theoretically existing in the field of physics, and through this topic the exhibition explores and describes the laws and constants of space, time, substance and energy, in order to examine how contemporary art defines and expresses our world.