This publication was published on the occasion of the first multi-media exhibition of Wang Jianwei at ARARIO Beijing in 2006. The concept of "flying bird is motionless" derives from a hypothesis of the Greek philosopher Zenon, who stated that time is made of many small moments. Thus, when a bird is flying it is actually not moving. The other part of the exhibition comes from Shuanglong Hui (Double Dragons), a canonic story of heroism in Chinese history. In the artist's own words, 'The concept of "flying bird is motionless" gives me a new approach and a new understanding of a "process". It allows me, through the means of re-consturucting an "event", to experiment with a kind of new connection, including the connection to today's society and to contemporary art. Artist biography is provided.
Alternative title

Fei niao bu dong

Access level

Onsite

Location code MONL.WJW
Language

Chinese - Simplified, 

English

Publication/Creation date

2006

ISBN / ISSN

8995675861

No of copies

1

Content type

artist monograph, 

catalogue

Chapter headings
Multiple Explanations of One Process - WANG Jianwei, 汪建偉
Wang Jianwei - Jonathan NAPACK
Wang Jianwei: Flying Bird is Motionless
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Wang Jianwei: Flying Bird is Motionless, 飛鳥不動

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