Alvin Li

The latest edition uses interdisciplinary collaborations between artists, scientists and activists to highlight a new approach to exhibition-making

By Alvin Li

From biennales to solo projects, and the responsibilities of arts institutions in the face of resurgent nationalisms: the low-down on what to look out for this year

At MadeIn Gallery, Shanghai, the Beijing-born artist blends socialist realism with conventions of lianhuanhua, palm-sized Chinese picture books

By Alvin Li

The Beijing-based artist’s films draw on the emotional strategies of pop culture to explore identity and belonging in a hyper-mediatized world

By Alvin Li

'Frontier' at OCAT, Shanghai traces contemporary Chinese art's geopolitical concerns and the new complexities of living in a cosmopolitan world

By Alvin Li

Two controversial events suggest a precarious relationship between China’s culture industry and the state’s soft power project

By Alvin Li

Is the city stepping out of Beijing's shadow as China's art capital?

By Daniel Szehin Ho, Alvin Li and Arthur Solway