Yang Fudong

Born in 191 in Beijing, China, Yang Fudong is an internationally acclaimed contemporary artist. The Chinese artist started working with film in the early 1990s, creating poignant videos and movies with 35mm rolls. He currently creates video installations, produces photographs, and directs films.

Yang is regarded as a pioneer of filmmaking in China and famously known for his Seven Intellectuals in a Bamboo Forest series that ran from 2003 through 2007. The series comprises several multi-part silent films in black and white, all of which follow a group of beautiful Chinese teens through multiple surrealistic episodes.

He has exhibited at MCA Chicago, Museo Tamayo, Haus der Kunst, Jeu de Paume, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Leeum – Samsung Museum of Art and Tate Modern – just to name a few.

Yang Fudong’s Coloured Sky – Dream & nightmare of the idealized woman

Yang Fudong’s multi-screen video installation titled The Coloured Sky: New Women II was created in 2014 to portray today’s radiantly colored world. Though Yang had racked up a reputation for himself for working with film, The Coloured Sky: New Women was actually the artist’s first piece of color digital film. Composition The multi-screen video …

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