• 07/10/2014

    Camille Henrot questions where history begins, often incorporating indigenous cultures and....

  • 02/10/2014

    In an art world that often seems to elevate style over substance and rewards gloss and fla....

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    19/08/2014

    LEAP LABS, in collaboration with Beijing’s time-honored LGBT club Destination, presents “C....

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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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October 31, 2014

FONGFO IS A periodical published on the 21st of each month, saddle-stiched in B4 size. Though not unlike the magazine St....

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October 31, 2014

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

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October 30, 2014

On Sunday the 26th, two solo exhibitions opened at White Space Beijing: “Xie Fan: Back to the Footlights Tomorrow” and “....

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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....

After the closure of D-22 in Bejing’s Wudaokou area, Zoomin’ Night migrated to XP in Di’anmen. Courtesy of Josh Feola

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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....

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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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N12: FIFTH TIME’S A CHARM

2007 was a busy year for Chinese contemporary art. Looking back, many events of that year resonate today. It was the year that Forbes published an analysis of the five hottest collectible commodities; impressively, contemporary Chinese art ....

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Danh Vo

Danish artist Danh Vo is currently presenting his first solo exhibition in China, “Danh Vo: We the People,” at Faurschou Foundation in Beijing. On this occasion, LEAP conducted an exclusive interview with the artist that resulted in an in-d....

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