is organized by the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut and is guest curated by Barbara Pollack. 1980, Zhejiang Province; lives and works in Beijing Chen Wei is particularly known for his photographs composed of carefully handcrafted objects and architectures, and meticulously staged mise-en-scène that blur the boundaries between realities and cinema, landscapes and dreamscapes.
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explores this paradigm shift by bringing together artists who are based both in China and abroad, underscoring that location is no longer the determining factor in the production of these artworks.
There actually is a long tradition of Chinese artists working in the diaspora.
Such leading artists of the 1990s as Ai Weiwei, Cai Guo Qiang, Huang Yong Ping, and Xu Bing all spent significant time in the west.
However, rather than underscoring the western influence on their work, they resorted to appropriation of Chinese history to insert a local culture into the global art dialogue.
In contrast, in the exhibition younger artists by and large eschew a Chinese aesthetic and reject the notion that local culture continues to frame Chinese contemporary art.