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Opening on September 10, 2017 at Ink Studio, “Making Traces: The Arts of Participation and Refusal” is the first conceptual retrospective of China’s seminal ink performance artist Dai Guangyu's performance art practice. The exhibition is curated by Maya Kóvskaya, PhD.

Press Release

Dai Guangyu first came to prominence as a leader of China’s ‘85 New Wave movement in southwestern China and has devoted his career to exploring the possibilities of ink and performance art. Making Traces conceptually explores the trajectory of this more than 30-year practice and unveils new works in his vibrant public, political and participatory performance art oeuvre. The exhibition also …

Dai Guangyu first came to prominence as a leader of China’s ‘85 New Wave movement in southwestern China and has devoted his career to exploring the possibilities of ink and performance art. Making Traces conceptually explores the trajectory of this more than 30-year practice and unveils new works in his vibrant public, political and participatory performance art oeuvre. The exhibition also displays for the first time a pivotal body of historically groundbreaking performance art artifacts that augment the photography and video documentation typically associated with performance art. These …

Location

Red No. 1-B1, Caochangdi, Chaoyang District
Beijing, CN