With President Xi and the China International Import Expo in town, taking stock of ‘progress’ seemed both a timely and complicated endeavour
From the opening of the 12th Shanghai Biennale to Miao Ying’s explorations into the ‘Chinternet’, a rundown of the best shows in town
At MadeIn Gallery, Shanghai, the Beijing-born artist blends socialist realism with conventions of lianhuanhua, palm-sized Chinese picture
The Beijing-based artist’s films draw on the emotional strategies of pop culture to explore identity and belonging in a hyper-mediatized world
At Shanghai's Power Station of Art, a retrospective of the artist's large-scale installation work asking: why are we here?