Cai Guo-Qiang

Travels in the Mediterranean
June 12th 2010 - January 09th 2011



Portrait of the artist
Photo by Daxin Wu / Courtesy Cai Studio

Opening Friday June 11th at 6:30 p.m.


    Presentation Bio 1st Area 2nd Area 3rd Area

Exhibition area 3 : Installation Vidéo

In conjunction with the exhibition’s theme of collaboration, the final exhibition area will present five video installations that feature Cai’s collaborative projects with engineers, fire wardens, police officers, students, various governments, and the general public. The videos to be exhibited are: Fireworks for the Opening Ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Explosion Events 1990–2002: Projects for Extraterrestrials, Gunpowder Drawing Making Process, Live Public Creation of the Gunpowder Drawing Day and Night, and Black Fireworks.

Each Gallery is connected with hallways, and in each hallway, there will be the artist's studies from his creative journeys.

Text by Cai Guo-Qiang

Qiang - MAMAC NICE

Cai Guo-Qiang Black Fireworks: Project for Hiroshima, 2008
Realized at Motomachi Riverside Park near the Atomic Bomb Dome, Hiroshima, October 25, 2008, 1:00 p.m, 60 seconds
Black smoke shells
Commissioned by Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art
Photo by Seiji Toyonaga / Courtesy Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art


Qiang - MAMAC NICE

Cai Guo-Qiang Footprints of History: Fireworks Project for the Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, 2008
Fireworks
Commissioned by The International Olympic Committee and The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
Photo by Hiro Ihara / Courtesy Cai Studio

    Presentation Bio 1st Area 2nd Area 3rd Area