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

Animation: Nanjing Dong Lu foot traffic
Comings & Goings / Observing

Animation: Nanjing Dong Lu foot traffic

Stretching between two of Shanghai’s biggest landmarks, People’s Square and the Bund, Nanjing Dong Lu sees a lot of foot traffic. In a day, shoppers, workers, tourists, commuters all pass by The Floating Eye. 位于人民广场到外滩之间,是上海最著名的景点之一:南京东步行街。南京步行街的行人很多,每天买东西的人,工作人,游客所有人都得《东张西望》。 Continue reading

In focus: Bababa International’s mixed-media installation, Flue
Borders / Comings & Goings / Environment

In focus: Bababa International’s mixed-media installation, Flue

A flue is a cavity or passageway, like a chimney it transports gases from one place to another. As a design feature of industrial processes a flue implies both circulation and material transformation. Bababa International is a group of young artists from Sydney who now collaborate from various points of the world (Sydney, London, Boston). As … Continue reading