AboutIniva presents new work by two contemporary Chinese artists at Rivington Place, with the European premiere of a film by Lu Chunsheng and âMake Believeâ¦', the first solo exhibition in Europe of work by emerging painter Jia Aili. Both artists explore subjects of industrial progress, social corrosion and humanity's relationship with the machine.
Lu Chunsheng mixes documentary and fantasy to theatrical effect in his film, âThe first man who bought a juicer bought it not for drinking juice'. (Approximately 25 minutes).
Jia Aili exhibits large scale paintings, including a new site specific work for Rivington Place's vast window inspired by a famous painting by Caravaggio.