Starkwhite at the 2013 Auckland Arts Festival: an exhibition blending traditional Chinese art forms with new-media technology
Starkwhite will present Jin Jiangbo's Rules of Nature in the visual arts programme of the 2013 Auckland Arts Festival, which was announced at the Festival launch last week. Commissioned by Swiss art collector Uli Sigg for the exhibition Shanshui, Poetry without Sound? Chinese Contemporary Art at the Museum of Lucerne, which he co-curated with Ai Weiwei and Peter Fischer, Rules of Nature is an interactive installation blending imagery and sounds from traditional Chinese art forms with new-media technology. The exhibition, which runs at Starkwhite from 8 March to 6 April 2013, will also include a new work by Jin Jiangbo with imagery in the manner Shanshui ink-and-wash painting that forms and reforms in response to visitor interactions.
Image: Jin Jiangbo's Rules of Nature projected onto water in the Shanshui exhibition co-curated by Uli Sigg, the Swiss art collector who has donated $170 million worth of contemporary Chinese art to the M+ museum in Hong Kong.