Life is short,
and art long
The words are from Aphorisms by Hippocrates,
the Father of Medicine, and after two millenniums and a half,
they are still valid and insightful.
Great Love - Victory!
115 x 182.5 cm, Oil on canvas, 2020
We are living in a fleeting, perilous and difficult time, and it is hoped that art can guide us to once again scrutinising the nature of being human.
presents kaleidoscopic views and comments on different borders in our society
The borders have generated and shaped by our concept and can be changed accordingly.
Ink on silk, 90 x 110 cm, 2019
The exhibition considers visual arts as symbolic power understanding our identity
There are certain taboos and transgressions can be re-examined
during the Post-COVID 19 Era.
We question the validity of current globalisation.
The show explores democratisation of art by examining the means of communication instead of means of production.
In many artists’ interviews, we heard some words in common: fragility, uncertainty, power-struggle and identity, which are coded in their visual languages.
You I She He
Performance Art, 2019
our experience unfolds more stories that have individual and collective characters.
Beyond Borders presents kaleidoscopic views and
comments on different borders
in our society:
race, gender, class, age, and so forth.
John Zhang Long
50 x 80 cm, Multi-media on canvas, 2020
It is hoped that Beyond Border can offer a cue or an open-end forum that invites views re-thinking about the nature of humanity.