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Beijing’s political role, historical narrative, geographical structure, and cultural memory culminate in a city where pe....

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YUKO MOHRI: THE ORDERING OF DYNAMICS

Yuko Mohri is an installation artist. Her installations are strange. Under her spell, the exhibition....

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47 CANAL: FROM BUST TO BOOM
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May 14, 2015

Some readers may recall the early days of 179 Canal, the gallery and den of rambunctious activity that sat on Canal Stre....

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YUKO MOHRI: THE ORDERING OF DYNAMICS
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May 25, 2015

Yuko Mohri is an installation artist. Her installations are strange. Under her spell, the exhibition space becomes a sel....

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PRESENT·BEING — THE VIDEO WORKS OF WANG GONGXIN OVER 20 YEARS
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May 22, 2015

It’s been 20 years since Beijing-born artist Wang Gongxin returned to China after a decade in Williamsburg, bringing wit....

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On the afternoon of April 26, LEAP celebrated the release of its April i....

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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 ....

"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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PUNKS IN THE ACADEMY: LOCATING 90s TAIPEI IN CHINESE NOISE
April 23,2015 | Post In

WEB EXCLUSIVE A mannequin, already victim to an axe attack and subjected to a simulated sex scene, bursts into flames. A man in a business suit throws another one, wrapped in some sort of diaper-harness, to the ground. Behind a table, a ban....

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GUIDO VAN DER WERVE: A REQUIEM IN THREE PARTS
April 10,2015 | Post In

Dutch artist Guido van der Werve’s 2012 film Nummer Veertien, home, a requiem in three parts, weaves together autobiography, history, music, and endurance sports. The tripartite framework simultaneously echoes the journeys of three “charact....

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MIXED SIGNALS: DJ HVAD VS. BEIJING
April 8,2015 | Post In

WEB EXCLUSIVE Denmark’s DJ HVAD pulls a nearly universal reaction out of people experiencing his work for the first time: “What…?” On the streets of his hometown, Albertslund; in the more cosmopolitan dance clubs and noise dens of nea....

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AD HOC ADMIRALTY

COLONIAL HONG KONG spread along the steep shores of Hong Kong Island. Land was so sparse that the British Navy’s headquarters were originally housed ad hoc aboard a ship, the HMS Tamar, which docked at the foot of Victoria Peak. Through suc....

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CREATIVE NONFICTION

ILLUSTRATION / Wang Buke Some time ago, French philosopher (and venerable Maoist) Alain Badiou traveled to China to speak to a Chinese philosopher. Though his or her name appears to have been lost in the ashes of time, the transcript of thi....

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TWO ARTISTS' BOOKS

Translated / Xiaowei Wang UNLIKE THE WRITTEN word, where the battlefield lies between ink and paper, artists’ books serve as a delayed convergence of work and viewer. These works of art do not sit inside the white cube waiting for visitors,....

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