Boers-Li Gallery is pleased to announce a group exhibition ‘"Out of the Box." This exhibition brings together works of 14 Chinese artists which are made before 2000 in the need to break out of the boundaries of the Chinese society defined by a set of restrictive rules and conventional conduct. Out of their studio and using video as new artistic medium, artists focused directly on what was around them, to develop a new perspective in Chinese art that became vital for today’s art production.
To make this artistic dynamics of that time more comprehensible "Out of the Box" shows also ‘contemporary’ documents like project sketches, documentary images and catalogs. Characteristic ‘administration’ furniture from central planning period supplies its excellent serve as pedestal for these distinctive art works on monitor.
Participating artists: Chen Shaoxiong, Geng Jianyi, Li Yongbin, Liu Anping & Wang Jingsong, Wang Gongxin, Wang Jianwei, Wang Peng, Xu Tan, Yang Fudong, Yang Zhenzhong, Zhang Peili, Zhou Tiehai, Zhu Jia.