Copy and Identity
culture and art exhibition 2017
The exhibition located at Timmerhuis as a program of Rotterdam Chinese New Year 2017. It discusses about COPY from different perspectives, and see how artists use copy and transformation to shape their identity. Participated artist Jing He graduated from Design Academy Eindhoven in 2016 with Gijs Bakker award. Galerie Terra Delft, as another participant, established more than 30 years. It cooperates with Sanbao Jingdezhen since 2012 on many exchange projects.
cultural exchange 2013-2015
DutChinese is a Sino-Dutch cultural exchange project between 5 Dutch designers and 5 Chinese handicraft masters in the old city Nanjing. They work together in pairs, learn from each other, experiment with new techniques to create products that reflects both Dutch design and Chinese tradition. It is initiated by Stichting DutChinese, in which I am one of the founders and the project manager. Project granted by Dutch Creative Industries Fund, endorsed and supported by both Dutch and Chinese government, associations, and academies.
Function: Project Manager, Communication, Documentary Film Producer.
Taste of Memories
Rotterdam Museum Night 2012
Through ‘Taste of Memories’. We wish to recall all visitors old, good, happy and treasures memories of snacks and candies from childhood. Visitors were interested and really involved in the interactivity. They wrote memories seriously and were talking with friends about childhood. As time goes by, the outside candy wall changing into memory wall where people sharing their beautiful stories. We reached over 200 visitors and got about 100 memories back in 6-hours event. Finally we won the New Moon Award, as the best program among galleries and institutions in Rotterdam Museum Night.
Function: Concept Development, Visual Designer, Film Editor.
academic exchange 2015
Between March 16th and April 10th, an international academic exchange programme with the topic of "Keen Insight" was launched at Nanjing University of the Arts. This was a four-week event, for which 12 Dutch designers were invited to carry out 9 academic workshops and 9 public lectures. The topic of "Keen Insight" intends to emphasize the designers’ insight and social responsibility.
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Function: Curator, Communication.
Rotterdam Museum Night 2013
Double Tears is a Studio Zi project made for Rotterdamse Museumnacht 2013. People cry for two reasons, happiness and sadness. On the Happy Tear side, you walk through the water, type your personal happy-tears story and it will be printed on a candy, as a present sharing with the person who gave you happy tears. On the Sad Tear side is a film project collaborated with Pauluskerk, a church located in the center Rotterdam, provides services for people have problems in their life, but still keep being positive and creative. In the two films you will see interviews with their artworks and poems.
Function: Visual Designer, Film Maker.
New Chinese New Voice
exhibition in Den Haag city hall 2012
This exhibition is all about New Chinese and their various ways to speak out their new voice. The three important elements in the exhibition contain the display of outstanding works of video contest “Holland in my Eye”, photo exhibition, and artistic creation and designs from the New Chinese. The body of exhibition is designed in fifteen orange “speakers” which stand in shape of Capital “C”, the first letter of China. From the top view, you may find it’s a collection of different forms of voices which are united to be an influential power.
Function: Visual Designer.