• Wang Bing: Experience and Poverty | Liu Zhan: The Mysteries of Animal Reproduction

    Date: Nov. 18 - Dec. 31, 2017(Privateview:Nov. 18,2017)

    Artist: Wang BingLiu Zhan

    Wang Bing: Experience and PovertyCurated by Yang BeichenItwas nearly a century ago that Bertolt Brecht loudly proclaimed ‘Remove EveryTrace!”It was aclassic modernist political call to arms, marking an aspiration to locate arupture and displace a particular moment, a time when the tide of historyrecedes to lay bare ‘poverty’ in order to enable the production of something‘new’ to begin once more. Yet similar to Wang Bing’s video workTraces(in Chinese the character iscloser to ‘relic’) these traces have to be retrieved little by little. The lensgathers things, record...