The Hayward gallery in London’s Southbank Centre is to host a major new collection of 33 short documentaries, animations, art house films and features showcasing the prevailing mood of life in China today.
My China Now is a collaboration with IA (Intelligent Alternative) Beijing and includes 12 new commissions by China’s leading contemporary artists Wang Qingsong, Cao Fei and Xue Li and award-winning film director Pan Baocheng.
The collection ranges from the social effects of urbanization and the fascination with China’s new wealth to skateboarding, fashion and pop culture and has been curated for China Now, an independently organisation conceived by the UK business community and aiming to to build partnerships between artists, cultural leaders, schools, businesses and communities in the UK and China.
Screeningss will run from 3rd June to 30th July from 8 – 11pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and 10pm – 1am on Fridays. Admission is free.