Yang Fudong, China

Yang Fudong portrait

 

Yang Fudong, born in 1971, first started training to be a painter in the China Academy of Fine Arts in Hangzhou. In the early 1990s, he began to work with film, creating 35mm films and videos. Everyday life and thoughts serve as his main inspiration. There are different themes surrounding Yang’s images and narratives, but they all have a purpose, theological or literal, and are deeply anchored within the Chinese tradition.

With Public Delivery Video festival Fairy Tales, 2015

Fairy Tales - Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art


About
Fairy Tales is a public art project in Taiwan.

Space
Plaza of Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan

Artists
Lida Abdul, Afghanistan
Said Atabekov, Kazakhstan
Mohamed Bourouissa, Algeria
Chen Chieh-Jen, Taiwan
Cao Fei, China
Yang Fudong, China
Cyprien Gaillard, France
Dejan Kaludjerović, Yugoslavia
Mari Kim, South Korea
Kamin Lertchaiprasert, Thailand
Taus Makhacheva, Russia
Almagul Menlibayeva, Kazakhstan
Mariko Mori, Japan
Ahmet Ögüt, Turkey
Adrian Paci, Italy
Public Delivery, South Korea
Wang Qingsong, China
Walid Raad, Lebanon
Cheng Ran, China & Item Idem, France
Taps & Moses, Germany
Guido van der Werve, Netherlands
Erwin Wurm, Austria
Miao Xiaochun, China


 


8min

Exhibited: Siemens “S10”, 2003

In S10, created in collaboration with Siemens Business Communication Systems Ltd. in Shanghai, sees twenty of the company’s employees mobilized as actors. Developed to mix different types of performance and arts, including video, photography, fashion, design and performance, the actors wear identical clothes and face cameras and lights in curious poses. Through zippers and their costumes, all the characters are connected, and the entire cast is shaped into a social sculpture. Yang reflects here on his own generation, as part of an emerging Chinese middle class, here shown through a global corporate culture.

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