"Visible Light" Dong Dawei Solo Exhibition
City: Taipei
Duration: 2017-05-27 ~ 2017-07-01
Opening: May 27 (Sat.) 4 pm
Venue: A+ Contemporary
Address: No. 93, Lequn 2nd Rd. Taipei
Participating Artist(s): Dong Dawei

Asia Art Center and A+ Contemporary are pleased to announce the opening of “Visible Light”, Dong Dawei’s solo exhibition, on May 27th, 2017 at Asia Art Center Taipei ll. The exhibition is on view through July 1st, 2017.

Colors as carrier of light are the pathway into inciting emotions and perceptions; as in our understanding of this world, colors are the intrinsic nature of light and thus the embodiment of “Visible Light”. A crucial facet in understanding Dong Dawei’s work lies in his creative techniques through colors and logic. He ingeniously conflates colors, time and space thoroughly to let it cultivate and grow freely which allows his work to take on a unique appearance as the material and the immaterial (space-time) blend into one another.

About Artist

Dong Dawei was born in 1981 in Dalian. Obtained in 2011 DNSEP with congratulations by the jury Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’art de Bourges; Graduated in 2004 from the Lu Xun Academy of Fines Arts with a BFA in Oil Painting, Dong Dawei currently lives and works in Beijing. His selected solo exhibitions include:Visible Light (organized by A+ Contemporary, Asia Art Center Taipei ll, Taipei, 2017) (Upcoming), Dust to Dust (Hadrien de Montferrand, Beijing, 2017), The Common Reader (Gallery Yang, Beijing, 2016), A Singular Point (Gallery Perrotin, Hong Kong, 2015), The Theory of Clouds (Space Station Gallery, Beijing, 2015). His selected group exhibitions include: Imaginary Frontiers (Boghossian Foundation, Brussels, 2017), New Capital-Huang Yu Collection Exhibition (Chengdu Contemporary Art Museum, Chengdu, 2016), Ghost in Flash: After Photography (Taikang Space, Beijing, 2016), This Is Not Painting-Exploring the Boundary of Painting (Asia Art Center, Taipei, 2015), ∞Ω-Absolute Infinite Games (A4 Contemporary Arts Center, Chengdu, 2015), The 2nd CAFAM·Future Exhibition Observer-Creator: The Reality Representation of Chinese Young Art (CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, 2015), Jiang Han Star Project: CLIMAT (Wuhan Art Museum, Wuhan, 2014), Young Ink-The 8th International Ink Art Biennale of Shenzhen (Guan Shanyue Art Museum, Shenzhen, 2013), AMNUA International Poetry Integration 2013 (AMNUA, Nanjing, 2013), See/Saw: Collective Pratice in China Now (Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, 2012), The New Directions: Young Chinese Contemporary Artists (Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, 2012), Gichet Fermé (House of Culture Bourges, Bourges, France, 2011), In Vitraux #2 ( L’hospice St Roch Museum, Issoudin, France, 2011).


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