UCCA Beijing

The Multitude Art Prize

2013.4.27 - 2013.6.16


Location:  Central Gallery

The Multitude Foundation and WH.A.T. present the Multitude Art Prize in collaboration with UCCA. Grounded in the concept of the "multitude," in which the extraordinary (re)emerges from a social group undergoing a geopolitical change, the Multitude Art Prize examines the role of art and its relevance in different regions of Asia. The Multitude Foundation is a Hong Kong-based charitable trust founded to promote Asian contemporary art through international dialogue, and the Wuhan Art Terminus (WH.A.T.) is a contemporary art centre currently being developed in Wuhan that takes inspiration from the idea of the "terminus", a place that both sends out and receives people and their ideas. UCCA is proud to host the inaugural Multitude Art Prize exhibition from April 28 – June 16, 2013 (opening April 27), as well as a special conference on April 28 placing the situation of contemporary Asian art within a global context. The exhibition, which will be held annually in a different Asian city, will feature five winning artists or artist groups representing the most creative, critical minds in a rising Asian contemporary art scene. In the accompanying programs, invited speakers, including leading Asian curators and scholars as well as Western museum directors involved in the institutional collaborative "L'Internationale," will provide an eclectic, academic analysis of the present and future of contemporary art in Asia.

For more information, please read the "The Multitude Art Prize" press release.

Works in the exhibition

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Long March: Chong-ging city liberated stele - su-chuan


performance photo, B & W
150 x 100cm

The Phantom of History


Single-channel Video, colorful, sound



Single-channel Video, colorful, sound

Long, Long Live


Single-channel video, color with sound

Long Live


Single-channel Video, colorful, sound

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