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Zhou Wendou A DHD de sarthe gallery


Zhou Wendou A DHD

de sarthe gallery


ARTWORKS


ADHD The presentation titled ADHD, after the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is a strong single piece installation. A chrome sphere, resides in a fountain of ink, as windshield wipers move repetitively trying to remove the continuous flow of ink over the sphere. This Sisyphean task mirrors the chronic repetition of the actions of man. Whether wasteful and harmful for the environment or simply maddening for the protagonist, human life, contemporarily as well as historically, is a repetition of behaviors, often frantic. The work, as well as Zhou Wendou’s practice, seeks to raise questions, and challenge the contemporary condition. The relation between the visual experience of the work, some obvious references it conveys and a title that adds significance to it invite reflection. Repetitiveness and lack of attention, a clocked mechanical movement and hyperactivity or impulsivity should be at odds. However, while stigmatized medically within the context of the individual, this pattern of behavior has been adopted by Human society at large. Zhou Wendou invites the audience to reflect on the consequences of a culture diagnosed with ADHD.


ADHD 2016 Stainless steel, car windshield wiper, power switch, liquid ink 220 x 400 cm


BIOGRAPHY


BIOGRAPHY 1970

Born in Beijing, China Currently lives and works in Beijing

2014

Current Reality, Hidden Barriers, de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong, China Summer Group Show, de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong, China

2003 1996

EDUCATION

2012

Graduated from Complutense University of Madrid Faculty of Fine Arts with DEA; PhD candidate in Modelling, Conceptual and Material Art

Architecture China-The 100 Contemporary Projects, Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen (REM), Mannheim, Germany

2011

How To Philosophize With A Hammer, WhiteBox, New York, USA

Graduated from Tsinghua University Academy of Arts and Design

Chinese Pose - The Second China Sculpture Exhibition, Wenzhou International Convention & Exhibition Center, Wenzhou, China

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2010

Suspensions of disbelief, Other Gallery, Shanghai, China

2016

ADHD, de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong, China

2009

2015

Borderless, de Sarthe Beijing, Beijing, China

Beijing Time - La hora de China, Matadero Madrid: Centro de Creación Contemporánea, Madrid, Spain

2013

The Study, Other Gallery, Shanghai, China

2010

The Use of the Useless, Other Gallery, Beijing, China

2009

Galería Estampa, Madrid, Spain


2007

Galería Estampa, Madrid, Spain


XIII edición del Premio Unicaja de Fotografía, Fundación Unicaja, Almeria, Spain Originaire… Installation Exhibition, Deshan Art Space, Beijing, China 2008

Chinese Biennial, Ku Art Center, Beijing, China

2007

68 Exposición Internacional de Artes Plásticas de Valdepeñas, Valdepeñas, Spain Faculty of Fine Arts, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2016

2015

2006

Abstract China, Ming Yuan Art Center, Shanghai, China

Exposición Colectiva de Obras Seleccionadas: XXXIII Premio Bancaja de Pintura, Escultura y Arte Digital, Ivam- Institut Valencia d'Art Modern, Valencia, Spain 
 IX Mostra Internacional UNION FENOSA, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo UNION FENOSA, A Coruña, Spain


Gallery Selection, de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong, China

Faculty of Fine Arts, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Busan Bienniale, Busan, South Korea

It’s Not Right But It’s Okay, UCCA, Beijing, China

2003

Ángeles Penche Galería de Arte, Madrid, Spain

Stay Tuned, Lin Jingjing – Zhou Wendou, de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong, China

2000

Gallerie dell’Academia, Venice, Italy


Artists at Play, de Sarthe Beijing, Beijing, China You, I, Among Us, de Sarthe Beijing, Beijing, China Gallery Selection, de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong, China

XVIII Premio Internacional de Pintura Eugenio Hermoso, Fregenal de la Sierra. Badajoz, Spain


1999

Galería de arte Francisco Duayer, Madrid, Spain
 Victoria Hidalgo Gallery, Madrid, Spain
 Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Obispo Vellosillo, Segovia, Spain Galería de Arte Paloma 18, Burgos, Spain

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS Art and Heritage Collection, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain Estampa Fundación, Madrid, Spain Fundación Antonio Pérez, Cuenca, Spain

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS White Rabbit Gallery, Sydney, Australia


Published on the occasion of de Sarthe Gallery exhibition:

Zhou Wendou ADHD

March 21 - April 23, 2016

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