This book presents numerous figures of the contemporary art scene in China
, in an attept to map out trends as well as a zone of freedom claimed by these artists.
With Bai Yiluo,
The book is published by the commissioner, BSI (Banca della Svizzera Italiana), as part of their Art Program, relaunched in 2005 by the Italian curator and critic Luca Cerizza. Stemming from a program of site-specific commissions for the bank, the books in this series are conceived as individual monographs and catalogues on each artist's contribution. Gathering preparatory material, documentation on the works, and essays by critics or the artists themselves, these volumes contribute to the discussion around commissioning, the notions of public vs. private collection, and the relationship between artists and patrons (also available in this series: John Armleder
Maps and Legends