Platform China

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Not Quite a Roast

by Edward Sanderson
The title “Half Rabbit” here refers to the fact that we are now half way through the Year of the Rabbit, in the Chinese calendar. The animal years represented in the Chinese zodiac run in twelve-year sequences, so for anyone born in a “Rabbit” year, the current annual cycle is a particularly auspicious time. Following the custom of reading one’s prospects based when you are born, the theme for “Half Rabbit” attempted to address issues of identity and fortune. This was planned to be the return... [more]
Posted by Edward Sanderson on 7/4/11

Pedestrian Potentialities?

by Edward Sanderson
Over the last few years Platform China has established a strong programme of shows that display refreshing latitude with respect to exhibition formats and presentation of artworks. Two highlights from last year included the extravagant group show “Jungle” and “The Third Party”. The former expansive exhibition continually refreshed itself over its two-month run, inviting the starting artists to adapt their installations and also bringing in new artists later in the exhibition. In what seems to... [more]
Posted by Edward Sanderson on 4/4/11
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