Since 2012, Kristoffer Gansing has worked as the artistic director of transmediale—a festival at the forefront of digital media and culture that analyses the current moment through self-reflection and anticipation of rapidly oscillating futures. Explorations into moving image, online culture, and the socio-political landscape of digital...
As Taipei Dangdai returns for its second edition between 17 and 19 January 2020 at the Nangang Exhibition Center, a selection of exhibitions across the city confirm Taipei as one of the region's most exciting art hubs. Yahon Chang: Cursive OUR Museum, National Taiwan University of Arts (NTUA), No. 59, Section 1, Daguan Road, Banqiao...
Lada Nakonechna's solo exhibition, Images from abroad at Galerie EIGEN + ART (9 January–20 February 2020) ostensibly takes place on an end wall of the gallery. The wall bears markings hand-drawn in graphite that evoke shadows once cast by pictures, since removed, their fixtures also left in situ. Serving as a framework of variable...
Ye Funa was born in Kunming, China in 1986. She graduated with a BFA in Experimental Art from the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China and an MFA from the Central Saint Martins College of Art, London, UK.Read More
Ye's practice is concerned with the relationship between the realities of everyday life. She is interested in the perceived connection between authority and many areas of social life such as different power structures, ethnic groups, and the fictional space of propaganda for the concept of 'perfection' in an ideological system, and utopian landscape. Her work is politically charged, subtly engaged in pastiche as a satirising style of propaganda.
Ye Funa's work has been the subject of solo exhibitions including, Curated Nail Residency, MoCA Pavilion, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China (2015); People's Congress via their Nails-Exhibitionist's Curated Nails, Art Museum of Nanjing university of the Arts, Nanjing, China; Zha Golden Flowers—News from Nowhere, V Art Center, Shanghai, China (2014); and Ye Funa, Galerie Pièce Unique, Paris, France (2014).
She has also exhibited in group shows worldwide including Virtual/Visual Contemporary Art Exhibition, Noyes Museum of Art, Atlantic City, NJ (2017); Intermediary, Video Art From China, Edna Carlsten Art Gallery at UWSP, Stevens Point, Wisconsin (2017); Exhibitionist: Peep Stream, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shanghai, China (2017); Digital Samplers, or A New Generation Deep Dive into Internet Superposition, The Galaxy Museum of Contemporary Art, Chongqing, China (2017); Folklore of the Cyber World-CAC @ the Chinese Pavilion, Periphery Event of la Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy (2015); The Civil Power, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, China (2015); Base, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China (2015); Tomorrow's Party, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China (2014); Contemporary Photography in China 2009—2014, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China (2015); Busan Biennale 2014 Special Exhibition: Asian Curatorial, Going, Going, Until I Meet the Tide, Kiswire Sooyoung Factory, Busan, South Korea (2014); Ten Year in One Inspection, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China (2014); Poker Face: Wu Junyong / Ye Funa, Ray Art Center, Shanghai, China (2014); Contact: Through the Body, University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, Canada (2014); Art That Heels, V Art Center, Shanghai, China (2013); Get it Louder—Future, Liang Dian Design Center, Beijing, China (2012); The First 'CAFAM—Future' Exhibition, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China (2012); PERIPHERIES—2nd Asian Art Triennial Manchester, Piccadilly Place, Manchester, U.K. (2011); Future Pass—Collateral Event of the 54th Venice Biennale, Fondazione Claudio Buziol, Venice, Italy (2011).
Ye Funa currently lives and teaches at the department of experimental art, in the Central Academy of Fine Arts, in Beijing, China.
Text courtesy Eli Klein Gallery.
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