Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Song Dong: 36 Calendars

@ ArtisTree

1/F Cornwall House 

979 King's Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong

On 22 January 2013, Beijing-based artist Song Dong will open his first solo exhibition in Hong Kong. Titled Song Dong: 36 Calendars, the exhibition is co-presented by Asia Art Archive (AAA) and Mobile M+, West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA). Conceived and initiated during his residency at AAA in October 2011 and January 2012, Song spent more than a year realising this ambitious participatory project which involves the re-writing of the last 36 years of history (1978–2013) from his personal perspective in the form of 36 years of hand-drawn annual household wall calendars. Each of the 432 months is accompanied by a sketch of a significant historical event, relaying Song’s longtime interest in socio-political history, individual experience, and art history.  LINK Asia Art Archive

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