LEAP 29

Commemorating the 30th anniversary of Foucault’s passing, this issue places his thought within the context of Chinese co....

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LARISSA SANSOUR/ NATION ESTATE

As LEAP explores possibilities for art’s existence in zones of creative and political instability, L....

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A PAST THAT IS NOT TRULY PAST
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November 10, 2014

WHEN I ARRIVED in Hong Kong in 2011 I promptly settled into a flat at the meeting of Rutter Street and Pound Lane in She....

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WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT HUMOR
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November 14, 2014

NIETZSCHE’S RALLYING CRY presages postmodernism. Many believe that, with the advent of postmodernism, we are finally fre....

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REVIEWS
November 17, 2014

WEB EXCLUSIVE If you haven’t seen Brooklyn-based artist Zak Prekop’s paintings, asking for a visual description won’t he....

Zak Prekop, installation view Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, USA
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LEAP executive publisher Cao Dan sits down with Art Stage Singapore Dire....

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Modern Media X Culture Chanel special forum On January 18, LEAP magazine....

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On May 11, 2013, LEAP, UCCA, and the China Independent Film Association ....

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While there is increasing global and regional attention being paid to co....

"CONDITION↔REACTION: YOUNG ARTISTS IN CHINA AND THEIR WORK05-October 12, 2013"

“Condition↔Reaction: Young Artists in China and Their Work” is a video-based pro....

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LIN KE: WHEN NEW MEDIA BECOMES OLD

LIN KE’S STUDIO is his 2008 MacBook Pro, preloaded with the Mac OS X 10.6.8 operating system and standard software including the Safari web browser, Preview image viewer, and QuickTime 7.0 Pro for video, along with the addition of image edi....

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FONGFO

FONGFO IS A periodical published on the 21st of each month, saddle-stiched in B4 size. Though not unlike the magazine Stories, it is typically only around 12 pages long. Created by a group of artists, Fongfo is not quite an art publication,....

“燥眠夜”从北京五道口的D-22迁址到地安门的小萍,演出场次总数近三百场。

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Open Matrix: Zoomin' Night at Five Years

Zoomin’ Night’s name betrays its roots in a specific culture of post-2000s Beijing rock music. “Zooming” has nothing to do with it: the English name of the weekly experimental music performance series is a loose transliteration of zaomianye....

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A Form No Longer Radical

By today’s standards, Musique Concrète seems like idealist fundamentalism, attempting as it does to provide a morphology and paradigm for sound art. Yet can this paradigm once again initiate revolution? Though war has been, is now, and will....

“Tales from the Taiping Era,”exhibition view

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THE SPACE TRAP

THE PRIVATE ART museums appearing on the outskirts of Chinese cities in recent years are like vast fairy tale castles flung down from the sky—they bear no relation to their surroundings. Forging the ambitious myth of art in the wilderness, ....

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NICOLAS BOURRIAUD

In the 1990s, Nicolas Bourriaud became one of the most influential authors of contemporary art criticism thanks to his work Relational Aesthetics . From 1999 to 2006, he served as co-director of Palais de Tokyo, the Paris contemporary art s....

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