Performance / Music Improvisation Battle! Wednesday 15th May 19:00

1. Da Dan Zi

SHI XING: “If the epidemic ended in this year, Hai would go Tokyo to study industry design, as he wish. Due to high tuition fees, he would have to work during the study, so he play the saxophone at Pachinko’s store. Everyone is busy playing the Marbles game, nobody care about this sad melody. After closing the business, Hai realized, there would have been a monk accompanying him all time, playing Shakuhachi, and said to him, ‘do you have the marble’.”

2. Lyu Desheng

Lyu Desheng is a poet, artist and curator, born in Bozhou, Anhui Province in 1990. He co-created CEMENT PARK Art Project since 2017. He serves as Artistic Director of the YELL SPACE since 2023, works and lives in Shanghai, China. He is mainly engaged in the creation of performance art and organizing live events, and has organized more than 100 live events. His performance art usually use ordinary objects, and doing performance art has made him have a broader understanding of object, such as tension is also an object, and try to get along with it. His work are often characterized by improvisation, happening on the Live, with the Live.His Live, close to the daily happening, in the boredom, humor, absurdity and the people present to spend some time together. He limits his audience to a limited number of people who see him do his work of Live,so,He is is very famous.

3. Wang Pan

Graduated from the Sculpture Department of Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts in 2013, majoring in Public Art. In 2016, he began collaborating with Liu Mengwen on some behavioral works and has been involved in the establishment of “Sugar · Art Education” with a focus on children’s development to this day. In recent years, many works have focused on children and their social issues.

4. Mirror Huang

Mirror Huang was born in Inner Mongolia in 1991. In 2016, she obtained a Master’s degree in Contemporary Performance Practice from Royal Holloway, University of London, and later graduated from the UK College of Hypnosis & Hypnotherapy, earning a diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Hypnotherapy. Mirror’s work possesses a poetic sense of absurdity, reorganizing elements of reality to blur the line between reality and dreams. She uses the body to actualize surreal scenes, using actions to dissolve conflicts between dreams and reality, compelling consciousness to take a brief respite, guiding viewers into the depths of their subconscious, breaking logic, returning to intuition, and thus approaching closer to fundamental truths.

5. Xiang Xishi

Artist, independent curator. Now Live and work in Xi’an, Beijing.
Xiang Xishi is the “GUYU ACTION International Performance Art Festival” and the “Xi’an Biennale” chief curator. He engaged in painting and performance art creation, committed to promoting and developing modern and contemporary art in the Xi’an.

6. Chen Kexiong

Arist Writer Poet

7. Oishi

Hardware / software electronic improvisation duo by Ren Shang and Zheng Hao from China, using samples and their own materials, field recordings, lives etc. Setup includes mixers, laptops, cassette players, etc. Slightly different or very different every time.

8. Gao Shuyi

Gao Shuyi, an interdisciplinary performance artist from China based in London, delves into the exploration of the human body and sensations within the resonance of objects and spaces.
Her artistry is rooted in body art, performance art, and site-specific performances, where she employs her craft as a medium to examine the ephemeral nature of existence.
Shuyi’s performances are a canvas where she navigates the fluid boundaries of consciousness and the interplay between real time, performance temporality, memories, and dreams, creating an immersive experience that invites introspection and a reimagining of the physical and metaphysical.

9. Su Baiwei

Born in Guangxi on 9 September 1990, he studied at Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts in 2009, began to create performance art in 2012, graduated from the Department of Chinese Painting of Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts in 2013, joined Xiang Xi Shi Contemporary Art Centre in 2014 and participated in the organisation of Xi’an Contemporary Art activities, participated in the planning of “Xiang Xiang” Xi’an In 2014, he participated in the planning of “Xi’an Contemporary Art Season”, in 2015, he participated in the formation of “The Poetry Team”, in 2016, he participated in the planning of the 3rd Xi’an International Performance Art Festival, in 2017, he participated in the organisation of the music salon “Serendipitous Art”, and in 2018, he participated in the planning of “Operation Valley Rain”. In 2018, he participated in planning the “Operation Rain”, a joint exhibition of Chinese contemporary performance art cities and the International Performance Art Festival, and in 2019, he participated in planning the first Xi’an Contemporary Art Biennale, and now lives in Xi’an.

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