Lu Chunsheng & Jia Aili : Counterpoints
31st March - 15th May 2010
Both artists are interested in the rapid modernisation of society and the individual's relationship to the machine.
- The first man who bought a juicer bought it not for drinking juice (2008)
A film by Lu Chunsheng which mixes documentary and fantasy to theatrical effect.
The film commissioned and produced by Artpace San Antonio and supported by ShanghART Gallery, China.
- Make Believe... at Rivington Place is Jia Aili's first solo exhibition in Europe, with new paintings and a site specific piece for the window overlooking Rivington Street (see picture above).
Living and working in Beijing, Jia Aili presents monumental new paintings reflecting on the human condition, and the individual's vulnerability in a rapidly developing world.
Iniva, Rivington Place, London EC2A 3BA