Exhibition

A FOR ADEO

30 Jan 2015 – 4 Feb 2015

Event times

12:00 - 18:00

Cost of entry

free

5th Base Gallery

London, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • Tube: Algate East, Whitechappel, Shoreditch High Street

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In this exhibition artists Fly Chen and Edwin Zhang envision their shared enquiry into the otherness of the self

About

While globally acclaimed artists from China still attempt to recycle, document, and transform the visual language of the past, the works of a new generation reveal the degree to which young expats have expanded and elaborated the language of Chinese contemporay art today. A for Ad-eo enlivens its etymology from Latin ad (“to, towards”) and eō (“there; so much”) in the bilingual space of selected artworks, which thereby mobilize the affective fluidity of cultural identity thus towards an alternative youth culture in emerging expat art that undercuts social stereotyping and cultural dogma of division.

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Exhibiting artists

Edwin Zhang

Fly Chen

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