2022.09.04 - 2023.02.05

Tao Hui:
Searing Pain

Aranya Art Center is pleased to present Searing Pain, Chinese artist Tao Hui’s first comprehensive solo museum exhibition. Searing Pain surveys the first decade of Tao’s career, focusing on his groundbreaking videos and installations. This exhibition will showcase 18 works made between 2013-2022.

Introduction

Aranya Art Center is pleased to present Searing Pain, Chinese artist Tao Hui’s first comprehensive solo museum exhibition. Searing Pain surveys the first decade of Tao’s career, focusing on his groundbreaking videos and installations. This exhibition will showcase 18 works made between 2013-2022, including projects never seen in mainland China, such as the installation Untitled (wind cups) (2017) and the video installation White Building (2019), as well as three groups of new works supported and produced by Aranya Art Center: the video The Night of Peacemaking, a large-scale sculpture The Fall, and the photographic series Untitled (Holographic Building 06 & 07).

The opening of Searing Pain will coincide with the Aranya Waves Film Festival. Searing Pain will be on view from September 4, 2022 through February 5, 2023. The exhibition is organized by Damien Zhang, director of Aranya Art Center, with the assistance of Jiaming Wang.

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About

Artist

Tao Hui was born in Yunyang, Chongqing, China in 1987 and currently lives and works in Beijing, China. Solo exhibitions include OCAT Xi’an, Xi’an, China, 2017; UCCA, Beijing, China, 2015. Selected group exhibitions include re- IMAGE-n, the 4th Vancouver Biennale, Vancouver, Canada, 2019; 11th Shanghai Biennale, PSA, Shanghai, China, 2016; Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France, 2016. In 2015, he received the grand prize of 19th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc Videobrasil and won the special award of Contemporary Art Archive from Art Sanya & Huayu Youth Award.

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