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五分钟:Five minutes with Bababa International – looking back on the Shanghai Biennale
Environment / Observing / The Personal

五分钟:Five minutes with Bababa International – looking back on the Shanghai Biennale

As the Sydney Pavilion closes its doors and the ambitious Inter-City Pavilions project comes to an end, exhibiting artists Bababa International look back on their experience of the largest international arts event in mainland China. Interview by 4A’s Yu Ye Wu. What were your first reactions to the Sydney Pavilion space?  We flew into China and … Continue reading

Interview: The Comings and Goings of Shen Shaomin
Comings & Goings / Environment / The Personal

Interview: The Comings and Goings of Shen Shaomin

The Comings and Goings of Shen Shaomin By Joanna Bayndrian Originally from Heilongjiang Province in China’s Dongbei region, Shen Shaomin moved to Sydney in 1990 where he lived and worked for a decade. Like a handful of artists who migrated from China to Sydney at the time Shen was able to experiment with new aesthetic … Continue reading

五分钟: Five minutes with Sydney Pavilion security officer Lu Yuliang
Observing / Temporality / The Personal

五分钟: Five minutes with Sydney Pavilion security officer Lu Yuliang

In just under two months, the Sydney Pavilion has seen over 20,000 artists, curators and locals walk through its doors. With just under three weeks of the show remaining, The Floating Eye blog contributor Joanna Bayndrian took some time to speak with the people that have seen the exhibition more than anyone else – the … Continue reading