We are delighted to announce that, a project by and , has been selected from our 2020 emerging curators open call. Due to a scheduling reshuffle in response to COVID-19, the exhibition will take place at Para Site from September to November 2020.
is an artist and writer based in Shanghai, currently a lecturer at Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts. He received his B.S. in physics from Fudan University and M.F.A. in fine arts from the University of Pennsylvania. His recent projects and exhibitions include , 798 Art Center, Beijing, 2019; , Times Museum, Guangzhou, 2018; , David Nolan Gallery, New York, 2018. He co-curated the exhibition with Zhihui Zhang at Goethe-Institut China in 2019. He was a finalist for the 2018 Huayu Youth Award.
is a writer, curator and Contributing Editor of magazine, based in Shanghai. Li’s writing on contemporary art and culture has appeared in international publications such as , , , , , and , as well as in catalogues published by New Museum, New York, among others. In 2019, Li was invited to present research on Chinese-language hip hop in the format of a listening session at Triple Canopy, New York, and an original work of auto-fiction, Teeth, at CURRENT: LA Public Art Triennial. Li’s recent curatorial projects include , chi K11 Art Museum, Shanghai, 2019; , Antenna Space, Shanghai, 2019; and , UCCA Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, 2017. Li is the co-founder of CINEMQ, a queer collective that organises monthly curated screening projects focusing on East Asian queer independent cinema.