Qiu Zhijie : Breaking Through the Ice
Beschrijving Qiu Zhijie : Breaking Through the Ice
Tent. Beijing, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), 15-02-2009, 25-05-2009. - Breaking through the Ice reveals mankind’s desire of building gigantic structures and their related systems, especially within Chinese industrial history. Conceived as a huge sinking ship that is engaging the audience throughout the industrial transformations of China, this highly experimental show displays a wide variety of works ranging from sculpture and installation to ink paintings and pictures. Viewed together these works explore the ill-fated implications of massive industrial state enterprises, such as the iconic Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge, for the individual mind, private life, history, philosophy and surrounding nature.