PRESENCE: A Window into Contemporary Chinese Art

9 Feb 2018 – 3 Jun 2018

Event times

Weds - Sun 10am to 5pm.

Cost of entry


St George's Hall

England, United Kingdom


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PRESENCE features work by 19 artists giving a unique window into 21st century artistic practice across China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and the diaspora.


PRESENCE shows the complete new Collection of Chinese Contemporary Art from the University of Salford Art Collection for the first time, held in the vaults of St George's Hall Liverpool as part of the city-wide China Dream season.

The artists included cover a range of themes including consumerism, technology, connectivity and the individual's place in the world today. The sculptures, paintings, installations, videos and photographs are installed throughout the vaults in St George's Hall, including some intreguing spaces not normally open to the public.

The collection has been developed largely in partnership with the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art in Manchester and Open Eye Gallery in Livepool.

Free entry, open Weds - Sun 10am to 5pm.
Last building entry 4.30pm. 
Entry via the Heritage Centre on St John's Lane, Liverpool


Lindsay Taylor

stephanie fletcher

Exhibiting artists

susan pui san lok

Suki Chan

Luke Ching

Sun Xun

Ma Qiusha

kong chun hei

Yan Xing

Li Binyuan



Wu Chi-Tsung

Lu Xinjian

Annie Wan Lai-Kuen

chen ching-yuan

tian taiquan

wang ningde

Cao Fei

Chen Hangfeng

han feng

chou yu-cheng

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