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b. 1971, works and lives in Shanghai

Multi-channel film
8-channel video installation, 35mm b&w film transferred to DVD, music by Jin Wang
11 minutes
Edition of 6 + 1AP

4:3, synchronized, 8 screens arranged in half round, size of screen 260cmx411cm, floor area around 10 m x 20 m
“No Snow on the Broken Bridge” (2006): a freeze-frame tableau in which seven young men and women, dressed in a haberdasher’s ?nest, look outward from a rocky outcrop; boats slowly drifting across placid waters; lush, unpopulated landscapes dominated by mountains. Like all of Yang Fudong’s work, the narrative is loosely structured, favoring centripetal forces over linear paths. Here, glamorous young men and women are slowly pulled together as, alone or in pairs and quartets, they wend their way toward the eponymous bridge to catch a last glimpse of winter snow; the rabbits, parrots, and stubborn goats on leashes that accompany them hint at the dandyish excess of a bygone era.


李盛华 Li Shenghua
徐璟   Xu Jing
倪柯云 Ni Keyun
代哲   Dai Zhe
周敏 Zhou Min
周诺 Zhou Nuo
赵方曦 Zhao Fangxi
张炎 Zhang Yan

导演Director: 杨福东 Yang Fudong
摄影Phorographed: 杨福东 Yang Fudong
音乐Music: 金望  Jin Wang

Detail pictures:

Video Clips:

Related Exhibitions:
Hermit's Springs Calligraphy, Landscape Painting and Garden- Making West Lake Expo Museum, Hang Zhou 10.25, 2013 -10.31, 2013
2011 Changwon Asian Art Festival Sungsan Art-Hall, Changwon, Korea 04.16, 2011 -05.10, 2011
Yang Fudong: No Snow on the Broken Bridge Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney, Australia (traveling, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia ) 03.18, 2011 -06.04, 2011
Yang Fudong GL STRAND, Copenhagen, Denmark 08.08, 2008 -10.19, 2008
No Snow on the Broken Bridge ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai 03.24, 2007 -06.03, 2007
Annette Messager & Yang Fudong Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, U.S.A. 09.07, 2006 -09.14, 2006
No Snow on the Broken Bridge Parasol Unit, London, U.K. 04.07, 2006 -06.09, 2006

Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art
Kramlich Collection

Related Texts:
No Snow on the Broken Bridge TEXT 2008
Yang Fudong , Jackie Wullschlager TEXT 2007
East and west link across the centuries - Financial Times Newspaper article , Jackie Wullschlager TEXT 2006-04-20
Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art - Yang Fudong: No Snow on the Broken Bridge, 2006 TEXT 2006-03-30
Stuck in a Moment , Guardian Unlimited Newspaper TEXT 2006-04-25
Like watching poetry in motion - The Independent Newspaper article , Sue Hubbard TEXT 2006-04-14


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