Navigate left
Back to Envisioning the Immortal Island ─ Xiao Xu Solo Exhibition at MOCA Taipei

About

Statement

The exhibition title,Envisioning the Immortal Island, not only demonstrates the artist's circumspection in preparing for his first solo exhibition in Taiwan,but also foregrounds his endeavors in finding his ownposition in an era when contemporary art has flourished in diversity.

Press Release

The Chinese contemporary art scene in the 21st century has gradually moved away from popular art trends and its previous emphasis on the avant-garde in the scope of Western aesthetics. Instead, artists and scholars have begun collaborating to reconstruct traditional aesthetics, hoping to reinvent artistic forms and styles with rich historical and cultural resource as well as to change existing …

The Chinese contemporary art scene in the 21st century has gradually moved away from popular art trends and its previous emphasis on the avant-garde in the scope of Western aesthetics. Instead, artists and scholars have begun collaborating to reconstruct traditional aesthetics, hoping to reinvent artistic forms and styles with rich historical and cultural resource as well as to change existing narrative structure and incorporate contemporary vocabularies. Xiao Xu, in this light, is a significantly representative artist from the post-80s generation in China.
The exhibition title, Envisioning …

Institution

Location

No. 39, Chang'an W Rd, Datong District
Taipei City, TW