Independent & Image Art Space features “FU WENJUN OIL PAINTING EXHIBITION” from November 01 to December 31, 2021.

This exhibition presents two series of oil paintings created by the artist Fu Wenjun, “Pick at Random” and “Quiet Leisure”. These two series are cross-cultural practices that the artist has made for…

“Urban Country” is a virtual group exhibition presented by ARTLAND, featuring works by Fu Wenjun, Zhai Liang, Zou Sijin, Lu Xinjian, Gao Yuan, and Liu Di, in collaboration with five leading contemporary art galleries based in China — A Thousand Plateaus Art Space, ART LABOR Gallery, Capsule Shanghai, Independent Image…

I’m interested in exploring subcultures, indigenous cultures and countercultures, alongside a personal connection to the landscape, organic matter and entanglements of consciousness amid precarious times.

My work approaches the painting world in a phenomenological way. Shifts of scale, ambiguity, and temporality are central themes of my work. I’m interested in…

My Constructed Voids step into the spaces of my in-between. I gaze upon these photographs and wonder if their metaphor represents spaces inside of me or if the metaphor points to my presence inside of a larger multiverse.

These Voids merge mystery with spectacle in a manner that queries expectations…

I am interested in the idea of transforming institutional spaces of violence through re-imagining them as places of play and possibility. Covid has exposed the factory farm as a place of contamination and has become seen through a global conscience, as a virus-spreading threat to society. By erasing the subjects of violence and adding the idea of possibility, innocence, imagination and play I want to take a global “emperor has no clothes” situation and imagine that humans can find new possibilities and carve out a different outcome.
“Heterotopias are worlds within worlds, mirroring and yet upsetting what is outside.” (Wikipedia)

Rebirth, Acrylic, Ink and cutout paper on Digital Print, 38x51cm, 2021

Independent & Image Art Space

Founded in 2008, we participate in the practices of Chinese contemporary art development, with an open attitude and unique art vision.

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