Lei Lei’s “Romance in Lushan Cinema”
Exhibition at Rencontres d’Arles, July-September 2019
Conversation between artist Lei Lei and curators Berenice Angremy & Victoria Jonathan
“Moving toward the modern is very much in keeping with UCCA’s mission of bringing great art to its public and creating connections between China and the wider world”
Philip Tinari, Director of UCCA Center for Contemporary Art
“Observing Picasso’s work allows us to follow the path of a man of his century, and to witness the birth of modern art”
Emilia Philippot, Head of Collections, Musée national Picasso-Paris
“I believe different kinds of feelings have to find their own media”
Cao Fei, artist
“The spectator should be the one to gain rights, not the artist”
Lei Lei, artist and winner of the Jimei x Arles Discovery Award
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“We created Three Shadows in 2007 with the hope to break the current status of photography”
RongRong, photographer and founder of Three Shadows Photography Art Centre
“I make art based on my feelings growing up as a girl in China, and on how I feel as a woman in today’s world”
Pixy Liao, artist and winner of the Jimei x Arles - Madame Figaro Women Photographers Award
“I am a fan of exhibitions that feel not so pretentious and can be understood by both the common visitor and the photography elite”
Ruben Lundgren, curator and photographer
“There are new forms and models coming out of Chinese cultural institutions”
Interview of Nicole Ching and Leigh Tanner, co-founders of Museum 2050
“In China, things have to be in balance visually”
Céline Lamée, graphic designer and director of Lava Beijing
“I’ve never positioned myself as a female photographer per se”
Guo Yingguang, photographer & winner of the first Jimei x Arles - Madame Figaro Women Photographers Award
"An artwork must be provocative"
Interview of Liu Wei, artist
"The art market mirrors China's economic status"
Interview of Bao Yifeng, co-founder of JingArt and Art021 art fairs
Feng Li, photographer
Bao Yifeng, co-founder of JingArt and Art021 art fairs
"Each of my photos is an independent story"
Interview of Feng Li, photographer and laureate of the 2017 Jimei x Arles Discovery Award
Photo portfolio "A nous la mode"
Images from the exhibition commented on by the artists
"That is what fascinates me about New York City"
Interview of Spencer Sweeney, artist
Spencer Sweeney, artist
I COULD NEVER BE A DANCER, duo of choreographers
"Our relationship to dance is not obvious"
Interview of I COULD NEVER BE A DANCER, duo of choreographers
"My existence is as artist – human – woman"
Interview of Xing Danwen, artist
Xing Danwen, artist
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"I wanted to have a closer connection with people through fashion"
Interview of Sun Dawei, fashion designer
Sun Dawei, fashion designer