Riding the Tiger
Susanne Ottesen Galleri
December 7, 2007 - January 23, 2008
1123 Copenhagen K - Denmark
Riding the Tiger.
Exhibition in Susanne Ottesen gallery Copenhagen with
Wenzhi Zhang, Xia Dewu, Ole Lislerud, Sigurdur Gudmundsson
Stevens Vaughn, Chen Wenling, Bård Breivik, Liu Zhongrong, Tan Ping, Bjørn Nørgaard, is an exhibition of internationally acclaimed artist from China, Scandinavia and the U.S. The exhibition came together as these artist spontaneusly met in the city of Xiamen, China. When China in August 26, 1979 opened the first special economic zones (SEZ) The coastal city of Xiamen was amoung the four first. The Costal city of Xiamen Island named Amoy in the local dialect, is a special place for art and international exchange. The presented artist coincidental met, and for a time being shared matter and life in the everchanging and dynamic settings of cultural history and radical development in China. Reflecting on these meetings and what is brought back, and forth between local and global cultures, creates a space of exchange and visual communication. Sometimes coinciding, occationally misunderstanding, depending on an everchanging context.