Shi Qing's work is hard to categorize and always evolves in both media and methodological tools of perception. From behavioral analysis of psychology to study of geopolitical conflict in the globalized world, from socialist cultural heritage to actual geographical environment in the nomadic space, a wide range of topics have come under his attention. His recent projects are more focused on everyday life politics and artistic production relations.Read More
Shi Qing, born in 1969 in Baotou, Inner Mongolia, lived and worked in Beijing for almost two decades before moving to Shanghai. A selection of major exhibitions in which Shi Qing has participated includes: Santa Fe Biennale (U.S.A, 2008), Guangzhou Triennial (China, 2005), Prague Biennale (Czech Republic, 2005), Busan Biennale (Korea, 2004). Recent solo exhibitions include All That Is Solid Melts into Air-SHI Qing Solo Exhibition, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai(2012); Flower & Bird View of Proletarian , SHI Qing's studio, Shanghai(2010); Halfway House, Shi Qing Solo Exhibition, ShanghART Beijing(2009); When Zhuge Liang Meets Panda , A New Project by Shi Qing, ShanghART F-Space, Shanghai(2007); Electricity , Bizart Art Center, Shanghai(2006) etc.
Text courtesy ShanghART.
The belief that two heads are better than one definitely applies to White Cube Hong Kong's latest exhibition. The Central gallery's first foray into Chinese art features two mainland artists, Jiang Zhi and Shi Qing. Their contrasting practices are crucial in highlighting a lesser-known side of Chinese contemporary art, one that curator...