Still, Life Opened by Prof. Mabel Lee

The Chinese title of Fu Hong’s exhibition means something like “flourishing in the sun,” but Dr Zuo Yeqin has playfully given it the English title: “Still, Life.” The comma separating the words “Still” and “Life” emphasizes that life continues, i.e., there is growth and revitalization as we emerge from the Covid lockdowns.

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From Mao to Now

Hong Fu’s art career started from painting large-scale Mao’s portrait in public spaces in Beijing during the Cultural Revolution in China. From Mao to now, his art career has been a long and zig-zagging journey. However, one thing has never changed. Hong Fu said, “I believe in hope. My painting is a search for hope”.

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Qin Han: I am a Pig in Another World

The most moving work in the world is often conceived from the simplest, silliest idea. Examples are all over the place in Han Qin’s works. She spent a whole year collecting daily newspapers, to apologize for the time she neglected; she moved her bed to the Pierre Cardin Art Center in Paris, …

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Ruth Ju-shih Li: Yet, with every ending there begins anew

She use to spend almost 300 hours for an exhibition, creating an artwork born to be destroyed out of 70 kg of ceramic clay. During the exhibition, the unfired work looked different each day as the temperature and humidity changed slightly: shrinking and disintegrating. Just like lives, as time passed, it gradually returned to become dust.

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Angie Pai: Growth Spurt

Standing in front of Angie’s work, I seem to have entered a pure and dreamy journey of thought. Her artistic practice is often interconnected with gaps and distances, whether they are symbols of weighty metaphor, an abstract line, a sublime square or circle, and patterns.

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