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Pioneer Salon - Lianjie Zheng
Pioneer Salon - Lianjie Zheng

Sat, Apr 16



Pioneer Salon - Lianjie Zheng

After the screening of his three works, Mr. Zheng will share his creative experience and other precious documents that have never been published before, and have a round table discussion with Chinese and American scholars and audience.

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时间地点 / Time & Location

Apr 16, 2022, 8:30 PM EDT – Apr 17, 2022, 12:30 AM EDT


活动介绍 / Introduction

It has been two months since the last screening program. After winter reflection, Hua 'an Art has adjusted the positioning of the screening program. The new version of the event will not be limited to film screenings, but will focus on the guests themselves, keeping the online discussion model, held in even months every year. Each issue will invite a senior artist to share his/her personal experience and interact with readers and partners in China shore. Without the limitation of physical distance, this space for young artists to communicate freely with their predecessors is called Pioneer Salon.

The first "Pioneer Salon" after the revision will be held this Sunday, April 17, 8:30 am Beijing time; See you on April 16 (8:30 PM New York / 5:30 PM Pacific). In this event, we are honored to have with us an important guest, Lianjie Zheng, an internationally renowned Chinese artist and pioneer who is currently active in North America.

In this pioneer salon, we will show two video works by Jet Zheng, "Suffocation" and "Darkest Hour". For the first time, Mr. Zheng will publish his behavioral works "Bathing in the Grey Wind" and his ink works "Tiananmen Square" series and "Untitled". For the first time, the video records of the body works "Big Bang: Tying Lost Souls", the video records of the Great Wall rubbing series "In Commemoration of the Unification of the Two Germans" and the video records of "Seeds of Travel" were released. After the screening, Mr. Zheng will share his creative experience and other precious documents that have never been published before, and have a round table discussion with Chinese and American scholars and audience.

The host:

CAAN Public account and Non-profit Organization (USA)

Special thanks:

Lianjie Zheng Studio

Lianjie Zheng was born in Beijing, China and now lives in New York and Beijing, one of China's most important contemporary artists in the United States, his works are widely respected by renowned art institutions, critics and private collectors worldwide.

As an internationally renowned contemporary artist, his artistic experimentation over the past 40 years has enabled him to span different civilizations, and he is the leader of contemporary ink painting from regional to international. His ink painting "Dance of the East" won the gold medal of the 9th International Art Awards exhibition in 1992, and the Korean Artists Association held the award ceremony for him in Beijing Tianlun Dynasty Hotel. He was also the first Chinese artist to hold an ink solo exhibition in Manhattan. His paintings originally with parallel, surrealism and expressionism based on one's own life experience, the attention society, examination of the heart, to the body, field involvement painting presents the artistic charm, representative works "wall series - in honor of the two German reunification," 1989-1993, "tiananmen series 1989 - so far, the history and reality and put together, Ask about the relationship between real society and historical environment, and human destiny. His outstanding talent has made him not confined to one school or another. In his works huashan Series, which lasted for decades, he has integrated the free writing of Chinese aesthetics and Taoism into nature from concept to form. In recent years, his series of works include The Post-Century 1999, Once Upon a Time in New York 1999, Zero Scenery 2000, Urban Ruins 2000, Huayue series - Blue Dream 2015, Journey Wave 2018, etc. His artistic creations include ink painting, performance, installation, video, photography, calligraphy, etc. Most epic verve of his early work is in the autumn of 1993 the creation of "the big bang - banding lost soul" simatai Great Wall series, he and his team members by 17 days living in yanshan wild Great Wall works done on large landscape device behavior, these works to promote the development of Chinese contemporary art in the international arena process, and far-reaching influence. Zheng's works have been widely exhibited internationally and in China, and he has been invited to give lectures and exhibitions at Harvard University and Columbia University for many times. Apart from art, Lianjie Zheng has always been concerned about social charity. He has donated his works to educational funds and public welfare organizations for charity auction for many times. He believes that artists should give back and serve the society, and he hopes that this will continue throughout his life. In 1999, he was awarded the Medal of General Of Honor by the Governor of Kentucky. In 2012, the United Nations awarded the UN Messenger of Peace Award. These awards are designed to reward artists for their outstanding contributions to human civilization.

时间表 / Schedule

  • 1 hour 30 minutes


  • 1 hour 30 minutes


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