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XU ZHEN® 徐震®
b. 2013, works and lives in Shanghai
XU ZHEN® 徐震®
Ethernet cable, light bulbs, machinery

This series of works are filled with prejudiced and symbolic elements. MadeIn Company extracts materials from Middle East’s political cartoons and Arabia culture as well as art, creating and catering to the universal expatiation which comes from western countries. Simultaneously, it ridicules the entire producing of contemporary art. Moreover, the influence of newly emerging economy and the desire as well as expectation of searching for the exoticism encourage MadeIn to revolt and challenge the art colonialism. This project creates an incongruous level of appreciating and understanding via the visual angle of prejudice. It also reveals a paradox: we cannot see our own eyes, only can see them from others.

Detail pictures:

Exhibition View in UCCA Solo Exhibition 2014

Related Exhibitions:
Rhizome: A Survey of Chinese Contemporary Arts, Today Art Museum, Beijing 01.14, 2018 -03.04, 2018
XU Zhen: A MadeIn Company Production, UCCA, Beijing 01.19, 2014 -04.20, 2014
MadeIn Company, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai 11.17, 2012 -01.02, 2013
ShanghART Group Show, ShanghART Main Space, Shanghai 11.13, 2009 -12.31, 2009
Seeing One's Own Eyes——Middle East Contemporary Art Exhibition, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai 09.06, 2009 -10.10, 2009

Related Texts:
Chris Moore on MADEIN at ShanghART, Shanghai , Chris Moore TEXT 2009-10-08


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