Inventing Ritual, curated by Lu Pingyuan, Zhao Yao and MadeIn Company
SATURDAY 30 JANUARY 2016, 4 PM
© Moscow Biennial, Inventing Ritual curating team
Inventing Ritual, Curated by Lu Pingyuan, Zhao Yao and MadeIn Company
Performers: Megan Clayton, Julian Eggerickx, Maggie Grant
In collaboration with artists Lu Pingyuan and Zhao Yao, Inventing Ritual is a MadeIn Company production that examines the relationships between contemporary art and the notion of ritual by presenting works by some twenty artists, encompassing performance, video, text, painting, sculpture and installations.
*Chen Xiaoyun, Ding Li, He An, Hu Xiangqian, Kan Xuan, Lin Ke, Li Liao, Li Gang, Liu Wei , Lu Pingyuan, Liu Chengrui, Wang Jianwei, Wang Sishun, Wu Shanzhuan & Inga Svala Thorsdottir, Xu Zhen - Produced by MadeIn Company, Yang Zhenzhong, Yu Ji, Yuan Gong, Zhang Ding, Zhao Yao, Zheng Guogu, Zhou Xiaohu, Zhu Yu…
A graduate of the Shanghai School of Arts and Crafts (1996), Xu Zhen exhibited at the Kunsthaus in Graz in 2015, at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow, and at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing in 2014. Having made his mark on the international scene with spectacular and provocative videos, performances and installations, Xu Zhen recast his own artistic identity in 2009 by creating MadeIn Company, dedicated to artistic production and research. In 2013, MadeIn Company launched the Xu Zhen brand (Produced by MadeIn Company).