XI·ART MUSEUM (Xi, Stream in Chinese)
Fantasy Land ——
Here, nature, objects, or the entire universe are considered alive.
Number of Selected Projects
Steps to Apply
1. Applicants need to prepare the following materials:
2. Send application materials to :
(Please indicate in the subject of the email: Application for the Xi·Art Museum Generative Project)
Researcher in Visual Culture, Curator, Artist, Lecturer, Co-Founder & Director of C-PLATFORM. The Appointed Curator of Guangdong Museum of Art, 2017-2019；Commentator of Guangzhou Image Triennial, 2017; the Curator of Jimei×Arles International Photo Festival, 2016. He was the research curator at Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou and Lecturer at Xiamen University Tan Kah Kee College. His research focuses on Curatorial Practice, Multimedia Art and Communication Design. He graduated from Xiamen University with an MA in Fine Arts in 2009. He was the Visiting Scholar in Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands and the Visiting Scholar in Aberystwyth University Arts Centre, Wales, UK. He has received research support grants from the British Council, the Wales Arts International, the Dutch Culture, and the Mondrian Foundation of the Netherlands. Since 2012, he is leading the C-PLATFORM to conducted practical research and a series of explorations focusing on the issue of art intervention, social design and sustainable future.
Gabriela Maciel is the founder and director of Tech Art Lab platform (since 2011)，the artistic co-director and curator of EV_Largo Art Residency, Rio de Janeiro (July 2019 – August 2020); Co-curator and embassador of The Wrong New Digital Art Biennale (2013 and 2017); has served as curator of the Re_Act Contemporary Art Lab (2017) and of Dotmov Festival (2011-2016). Her recent curatorial projects include exhibitions, festivals, art residencies and site-specific projects in Brazil and abroad. Her curatorial works are published in: Art Research Map; ArtRio; DasArtes; JooneJoonJax; Scandale Project; Pipa Prize, amongst others.
Kira Simon-Kennedy is the co-founder & director of the nonprofit China Residencies, which supports creative people through opportunities in China, Hong Kong & the greater Chinese diaspora. China Residencies has funded over 70 different artists' projects since 2013. As director, Kira advises nearly 50 different existing and envisioned residency programs across the region, and mentors the next generation of organizers and artists in collectives like BUFU, YJC, and the Shanghai Community Radio. Kira splits her time between the US & China, and is currently a resident at Prime Produce. So is the co-curator of the exhibition ``Meme Tactics`` at the Center for Media at Risk and a former fellow of the Made in NY Media Center and the New Museum’s NEW INC incubator for art, design & technology.
Art critic, Curator. Wang received his doctorate from the Chinese National Academy of Arts in 2015. He has worked at He Xiangning Art Museum from 2006-2012, and engaged in post-doctoral research at the Tsinghua University from 2015-2017. Wang curated and participated in several important exhibitions and art projects, such as The Art and Life of He Xiangning: Mapping, Illustrating, and Documenting the Landscape of History-the Ten-Year Anniversary of the He Xiangning Art Museum, Hypallage: The Post-Modern Mode of Chinese Contemporary Art (OCT Art and Design Gallery), Asia Cruise: Evidence (Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts), Zhou Chunya: New Works (Macau Museum of Art), Utopias/Heterotopia-Wuzhen International Contemporary Art Exhibition (Wuzhen), Xu Bing Solo Exhibition (Wuhan United Art Museum), Now Is the Time: 2019 Wuzhen Contemporary Art Exhibition (Wuzhen). Since 2011, he has started to write art review columns for Chinese Contemporary Art News Magazine, Hi Art and DBL. His books include Under the Sight and Kan Tai-keung: Shen Du Xin Dao -- Design, Art and Education Based on Chinese Culture (coauthor).
Yang Jian has worked primarily in video and installation. He received a BA (2004) and MA(2007) from the Art College of Xiamen University and was a resident artist at the Rijksakademie Van beeldende Kunsten in Netherlands from 2009 to 2010, supported with funding from Stichting Niemeijer Fonds (NL). He won the Judging Panel Special Award of HUAYU Youth Award in 2015. He has exhibited extensively in solo and group exhibitions in international and national, such as: ZKM | Center for Art and Media (DE); NJPAC | Nam June Paik Art Center (KR); UCCA | Center for Contemporary Art (CN); PSA | Power Station of Art (CN); NAMOC | The National Art Museum of China，etc.
Researcher, Curator, and the Head of the Lab for Nature Research at the Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht (NL). She has been undertaking research across Asia, Latin America and Europe on artists proposing alternative ways of living and working. She has extensively worked on international cultural mobility programs and on the topic of art and ecology, having worked for expert organizations such as Julie’s Bicycle (UK), Bamboo Curtain Studio, Cape Farewell (UK) and Trans Artists (NL). She runs the Green Art Lab Alliance, a network of 45 cultural organizations in Europe and Asia that explores, questions, and addresses our social and environmental responsibility. She’s the initiator of the Van Eyck Food Lab (2018), and Future Material Bank (2020). She is the author of the series of guides “Creative Responses to Sustainability” published by the Asia-Europe Foundation (SG) and the Ecologic Institute (DE).
The selected works will be presented in the permanent collection of the organizer, and the copyright of the work belongs to the author;
The author must be the original author of the proposal and enjoys copyright in accordance with the law. The author guarantees that the submitted proposal will not infringe the intellectual property rights of any other organization or individual. Any disputes incurred, all legal liabilities and losses to the organizer shall be borne by the author;
The organizer has the right to promote, publish, exhibit and give proposal implement suggestions for selected projects andworks.
In view of the principle of sustainable development and the location of the Xi·Art Museum in the natural woodland of Qingliang Mountain National Park, were commend that the works proposed utilize renewable, green, and natural materials.
Due to the global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, if the author of the selected proposal cannot make the trip because of the public transportation lockdown, the project staff member will have further communication with the author for the implementation of the proposed project, to coordinating the realization of the selected project proposal.