LEAP 31

Each generation of artists has to be sensitive to the needs of changing social and cultural structures in order to selec....

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All the World’s A Fair: On Art Fairs, Biennials, and Great Exhibitions

TEXT / Stephanie Bailey TRANSLATION / Connie Kang Lately it feels like all the world’s an art ....

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CREATIVE NONFICTION
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March 27, 2015

ILLUSTRATION / Wang Buke Some time ago, French philosopher (and venerable Maoist) Alain Badiou traveled to China to spea....

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ART IN THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT
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March 27, 2015

TRANSLATION / Daniel Nieh THE PRODUCTIVE ENVIRONMENT “Consumption, as a necessity and as a need, is itself an intrinsic ....

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BOREDOM IS THE BEGINNING OF ACTION
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March 26, 2015

L-ART GALLERY, CHENGDU 2014.12.20~2015.01.30 HUNSAND SPACE, BEIJING 2014.12.21~2015.02.28 “Boredom is the Beginning of A....

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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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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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CONTEMPORARY CHINESE ART & ITS CRITICAL HISTORY

AFTER A FEW YEARS of discursive waffling about cosmopolitanism and international visual culture, Chinese contemporary art—as a distinct object of research and scholarship—is back with a vengeance. This spring (or, perhaps more appropriately....

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OVERLAPPING IMAGES

TEXT / Zian Chen “I have seen numerous paintings; they depict things from the beginning of the universe and foretell events to come.” Cao Zhi, Odes , A.D. 227 DESPITE HIS UNTIMELY death, the German artist Harun Farocki leaves behind a monum....

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LEARNING PERSPECTIVE

TEXT / Huang Shan and Huang He HB STATION Contemporary Art Research Center stands for the preservation and support of experimentation in art. It is a loose yet cohesive institution, but it does not offer absolute guidance or services. Inste....

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A MAZE OF INTERSECTING VIEWS

TEXT / Sasha Zhao CURATED BY DONG Bingfeng with Amy Cheng among others, “Visions & Beyond,” the 2nd Shenzhen Independent Animation Biennale, opened on December 6, 2014, with parallel events occuring over the course of a year in Bejing,....

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MIAO YING AND THE FIRST GENERATION OF CHINESE NET ART

As much as the internet is a utilitarian space for social movements, it is also a cultural space for personal and collective expressions of social issues.

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