Cao Fei at MoMA PS1: Exhibition Walkthrough with Xin Wang

Thursday, August 25, 4pm
MoMA PS1
22-25 Jackson Ave. at the intersection of 46th Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11101

This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited and registration is required.
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Please join Xin Wang, NYC based curator and researcher, for a walkthrough of the first museum solo show in the United States of Beijing-based artist Cao Fei. The exhibition presents a summary of the artist’s work to date across a range of mediums, including video, photography, sculpture and installation, and takes place in First Floor Main Galleries of MoMA PS1.

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Cao Fei recently had a solo exhibition at Secession Museum, Vienna (2015). Her work La Town (2014) was on display in the Arsenale Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale, as part of All the World’s Future. Whose Utopia? (2006) was screened in Poetry and Dream, Tate Modern. Her online project RMB City (2008–11) has been exhibited in Deutsche Guggenheim (2010); Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (2009); Serpentine Gallery, London (2008); and the Yokohama Triennale (2008). She also exhibited video works at the Guggenheim Museum, the International Center of Photography, MoMA, MoMA PS1 (New York) and Palais de Tokyo (Paris). Cao Fei was a nominee for the Future Generation Art Prize 2010, a finalist for the Hugo Boss Prize 2010, and winner of the 2006 Best Young Artist from the Chinese Contemporary Art Awards (CCAA).

Xin Wang is a curator and writer based in New York. She has worked as a researcher on the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s special exhibition Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China (2013), and served as the associate curator for Asian Contemporary Art Week 2014 and its inaugural edition of the FIELD MEETING. Independent projects include the New York solo debut of artist Lu Yang (2014), group exhibitions “THE BANK SHOW: Vive le Capital” and “THE BANK SHOW: Hito Steyerl” (2015) in Shanghai, and a feminist cabaret “House of Flying Books” in New York (2015). Her writing frequently appears in exhibition/biennial catalogues and publications such as Artforum, Kaleidoscope, Art in America, Flash Art, Hyperallergic, and Leap. She is the associate editor of Kaleidoscope Asia and a PhD candidate in modern and contemporary art at NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts. http://afuturism.tumblr.com ​

Image caption: Cao Fei, RMB City: A Second Life City Planning, 2007. Courtesy of the artist and Vitamin Creative Space.

 


This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council

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