In Memoriam | Chen Shaoxiong (1962–2016)
Image: Chen Shaoxiong at his solo exhibition ‘Collective Memory – Foshan’ in 2013.
Artist Chen Shaoxiong, close friend and collaborator of AAA, passed away in the morning of 26 November 2016, at the age of 54. Chen was born in 1962 in Shantou, Guangdong. He graduated from the Printmaking Department of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. He was a member of the artist groups Southern Artists Salon and Big Tail Elephants Group. He was considered one of today’s most original and challenging artists.
We will always remember and be grateful to this extraordinary artist and dear friend.
Chen Shaoxiong during the preparation of The First Experimental Show of the Southern Artists Salon in 1986
72.5 Hours Electricity Consumption, 1992
5 Hours, 1993
Change the TV Channel, Change the Bride’s Decision, 1994
Sight Adjuster, 1996
Cop and Thief, 1996
Street — Haizhu Square, 1999
Anti-terror Variety, 2002
Collective Memory - Changsha Railway Station, 2004-2008
BBS - If They Are Coming, Tirana, 2005
Ink City, 2005
Upload Download - The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 2008
From Jean-Paul Sartre to Teresa Teng: Cantonese Contemporary Art in the 1980s