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"The Art of Wu Wei" at island6 Shanghai
"The Art Of Wu Wei"
DATES June 29th to August 29th 2013
CURATION Margaret Johnson
ART DIRECTION Thomas Charvériat
SCENOGRAPHY Jean Le Guyader, Fabrice Amzel
MUSIC David Keohane (MP3)
VIDEO Video Documentation by Fabrice Amzel
RESEARCH Guan Yan 官彦, Cecilia Garcia, Melani Murkovic
COORDINATION Guan Yan 官彦, Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁
VENUE island6, 50 Moganshan Road, building #6, 2F, Shanghai 200060, PRC
ARTISTS island6 art collective (Liu Dao 六岛)

The Shanghai based arts collective brings you our 53rd in house exhibition, the "Art of Wu Wei" commemorating and celebrating these phenomenal moments of harmony, when man and nature are one. Wu Wei itself is defined as being an action that takes no action; a response that falls into place only if there is universal harmony, typifying the saying from the Tao Te Ching, "The Tao does nothing, yet leaves nothing undone". Through the use of LED technology intermingled with traditional Chinese Shan Shui (山水) and paper cutting techniques, island6 (Liu Dao) combines their contemporary and collective spirit into the traditions of Chinese art and mythology, creating a truly 'harmonious' techno vision of man and his environment. Traveling all the way from Bangkok where it debuted at the esteemed Lotus Arts de Vivre, "The Art of Wu Wei" will take over the island6 Arts Center from June 29th and run until the end of August, showcasing the collectives illuminating insight and reverence for the intersection of traditional and contemporary, mixed with irreverence, humor and compassion. (read more >>>)

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island6 is a philanthropic project founded by artists and managed by devoted creative staff. The spirit & driving force behind all of island6's works and art-forward exhibitions is collaboration.
六岛是由艺术家自发创立, 由创作人员管理的公益艺术机构。其精神是为艺术家提供平台并支持各项协作项目。