New folk movement: The reconstruct of the commonality living
The present catalogue features four exhibitions, New Folk Arts Movement: Reconstructin Public Life (the main exhibition), The Experiment and the Experimenter, Country Reconstruction Literature Exhibition and A Picture A World - The Painting form Shangri-la. New Folk Movement calls for visual artists to respond to the rise of cultural entrpreneurship, and to think critically of this emerging trend within Chinese artist collectives. Artists are encouraged to conduct field studies and build interactive experiments in Song Zhuang, an emerging artist community characterized by its creative entrepreneurship. It is an attempt to reconsider the rationality behind folk arts production, combine individual case studies and locate these dialogues within contemporary art practice. The present catalogue includes artist statements, documentation of various projects, interview with Qiu Zhijie and artist biographies. Please note that some English texts are provided in the catalogue.
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