This is the first time that exhibits his work in China, and almost four years have passed since last solo show in Hong Kong in 2005. This exhibition opens a series of collaborations between artists from China and the West at Para Site Art Space.
sound and light installation related to works in the exhibition. The artist has included (1996) in this concept-specific installation, that addresses notions that are recurrent in the historical connected to linguistics and post-structuralism. This work occupies the main gallery of Para Site Art Space. indicates that this new work ‘…explores the openness, brutalities and “limitations” of language and written texts, and, at the same time, makes comment on the “cold, mechanical, conceptual bullshit” and its “over-conceptualization” as a form of representation’.
The show includes a historical selection of ten works on paper by, dating from 1996 to 2008, such as (1996), (2005), (2006) and (2005). is one of the founders of the in New York in the . is one of most internationally renowned artists working today. As an originator of the , his artistic practice is rooted in the notion of Philosophy and Linguistics, and particularly to the connection between language and its meaning. draws on the ideas of as well as Post-Structural Philosophers. has been shown in all major museums and biennials worldwide, including four editions of in Kassel and three editions of . His works appear in numerous prestigious collections such as the . studied at He has solo shows at (Beijing). He has also exhibited at the
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The Archive Project is financially supported by the Project Grant of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.