ShanghART Gallery 香格纳画廊

Nothingness Series
Steel Plate

Nothingness Series consists of seven pieces and the five now displayed in ShanghART Taopu come from the artist's project "TOP Event - the CLUB" in July 2011. Currently, he is still continuing with completion of the entire series.

The material utilised in Nothingness was collected by SHAO Yi from a modeling factory where workers cut steel boards for designed shapes. The left material, however, called artist's attention. SHAO is convinced by the idea that "what is real overweighs by far what we design". "Nothingness utters the ultimate" is what the artist comments on this very piece. Nothingness wanders between “perfect shape” and “required shape”, as well as “usefulness” and “uselessness”. The five pieces here are entitled respectively as WUDINGXIANG, WUSUOXIANG, WUXIUXIANG, WUZAIXIANG and WUZUOXIANG.

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Related Exhibitions:
Silent Thunder UCCA Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing 03.06, 2021 -05.23, 2021
ShanghART Taopu 2014 ShanghART Taopu, Shanghai 09.12, 2014 -01.22, 2015
Club M50 Taopu, Shanghai 07.03, 2011 -07.31, 2011
Contemporary Art Top Events Shanghai 07.03, 2011 -07.31, 2011
ShanghART Taopu ShanghART Taopu, Shanghai 07.01, 2010 -12.31, 2014