Alice Wang (solo)
Date 2021.03.20-2021.05.08...closes in 17 day(s)
Opening 2021.03.20, 16:00, Saturday
Venue Capsule Shanghai
(1st Floor, Building 16, Anfu Lu 275 Nong, Xuhui District, Shanghai, Shanghai)
Artist Wang Alice

Synopsis

thermal energy
electromagnetic energy
solar energy
atmosphere
prism
Crookes radiometer
air plants
isometric grid
glass microspheres
brass
gold
stainless steel
ceramics
iron meteorite found in Egypt (Gebel Kamil, East Uweinat Desert)
wave form fossils found in Eastern Europe from the Jurassic Period
wet plate collodion photographs on mirror
silver gelatin print
16mm transferred to HD video
HD video
Capsule Shanghai is pleased to present Alice Wang’s second solo exhibition with the gallery of new sculptures, photographs, and the second installment of the infinite film series Pyramids and Parabolas, which the artist began working on since 2017.
An accompanying exhibition catalog published by Atelier Éditions, featuring newly commissioned essays by Billy Tang and Christina Catherine Martinez will be released.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Alice Wang (b.1983, Xi'an) received a B.Sc. in Computer Science and International Relations from the University of Toronto, BFA from the California Institute of the Arts, and MFA from New York University. She was a fellow at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, a Villa Aurora fellow in Berlin, and the recipient of several major grants from the Canada Council for the Arts. Wang has presented solo exhibitions at Capsule Shanghai, Visitor Welcome Center, Human Resources, 18th Street Arts Center; participated in group exhibitions, screenings, and performances at the K11 Art Foundation (Hong Kong), Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibition, Armory Center for the Arts (Pasadena), the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Taikang Space (Beijing), FLAX Foundation, the Hammer Museum; and presented talks at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (Beijing), Chronus Art Center (Shanghai), and Shanghai Project. She is an assistant professor of arts at New York University Shanghai, and co-organizes The Magic Hour, an outdoor exhibition platform in the Mojave Desert in California. Wang is based between Los Angeles and Shanghai.