Death is Going Home
Duration : 12:00 - 20:00
Opening : Nov 21,2015 (Sat) -- Dec 13,2015 (Sun)
Venue : No.28 Moganshan Rd, Shanghai,China
Tel : +86 (0)21 5496 1918
Web : https://tokyo.shunartdesign.com/
Artist : Tao Hongjing
Alexandre Ouairy is pleased to present Death is Going Home, a curated show of Tao Hongjing’s latest work. Taking on the after-life and closing 10 years of work from Tao’s reflection on money, fame and life. This retrospective builds a bridge between his earliest works and the final one, showing the tools and methodologies the artist used over his career.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Tao Hongjing was born in China, Jiangsu province in 1979.
After graduating from the Shanghai Theatre Academy, he studied in the prestigious Beaux-Arts School in France.
His work overviews the economic changes affecting China. He passed away on April 4th, 2015 at the age of 36, during research for his final project.
ABOUT THE CURATORS
Alexandre Ouairy is a French artist and curator. He has exhibited in Palais de Tokyo, Lyon Biennale, Moscow Moma, and curated shows in France, Japan and China. He mainly focuses on law and regulatative system in design, urbanism and social behaviors. He teaches Contemporary Art and Visual Studies at Shanghai Theatre Academy and lives in Shanghai.
Ms Chang Fangyuan is a Chinese curator who teaches design courses as a lecturer in Shanghai where she lives.
ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
November 7th – November 29th, 2015 , Red Gate Gallery, Beijing
November 21st – December 13th, Shun Art Space, Shanghai