'Microscopic Narration' consists of two solo exhibitions - 'Mist' and 'Dossier', featuring artists Zhang Xiaotao and Li Yifan. Zhang Xiaotao is frequently exhibited as a painter while Li Yifan works as a documentary director. Though working with different mediums, both of them have been devoted to textual research and narration of Chinese modern reality.

This catalogue presents Zhang Xiaotao's works in 'Mist'. In recent years Zhang Xiaotao has been experimenting on cross-media and interdisciplinary concepts while employing microscopic perspective and symbolic visual images to foreground the anxiety and restlessness embedded inside Chinese society that is undergoing a major transformation. His work thus is shrouded in an intensely religious atmosphere. Zhang's biography is provided in the catalogue.
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Microscopic Narration: Social Images by Zhang Xiaotao and Li Yifan 微觀敘事: 張小濤+李一凡的社會圖像

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Chapter headings
The 'Microscopic Narrative' and 'Pathologiccal Research': The Social Images - WU Hung, 巫鴻
Empathetic Multilayered Narratives: The Art of Zhang Xiaotao and Li Yifan - FENG Boyi, 馮博一
Return From Pilgrimage - ZHANG Xiaotao, 張小濤
Star-Lit Nights of Sizzling Passion - ZHANG Xiaotao, 張小濤
Intimacy Under the Microscope - ZHANG Xiaotao, 張小濤
Exhibition Text Proposal for Mist - ZHANG Xiaotao, 張小濤
Mist: Zhang Xiaotao
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Mist: Zhang Xiaotao, 迷霧: 張小濤